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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

Digital Edition

 

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Spiritual Leader Amma is Coming to Chicago

Mata Amritanandamayi, one of India’s most beloved spiritual leaders and an internationally inspiring humanitarian, will be visiting the Chicagoland area from July 11 through 13.

Learn to Activate Inner Brain Power

Brain Education TV is a new YouTube channel and resource to help people activate their innate brain power, create the life they want and build strong and loving relationships.

Holistic Health & Spiritual Expo Next Month

A Holistic Health & Spiritual Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 13, at the Holiday Inn Crystal Lake, featuring free relief adjustments by holistic practitioners.

Bruno Groening’s Teachings Reveal a Path to Health

Brigitte Schneider, a licensed healing practitioner, will give a series of talks about a natural, cost-free way of attaining healing and help through the teachings of Bruno Groening, from June 12 through 14 in Chicago, Downers Grove and Des Plaines.
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Microloans

for a Better World
Kiva, which means unity in Swahili, is a nonprofit organization founded in 2005 by Matt Flannery and Jessica Jackley after attending a class on theoretical microfinance at the Stanford School of Business.

Flowers on Parade

IN LOCAL WOODLANDS
Pushing their way through the forest floor and opening their blooms are bloodroot and spring beauty in early April, trilliums and Virginia bluebells in late April to early May, and wild geraniums and May apples in May, among many others.

Equitable Opportunity

in the Great Outdoors
Members of the women’s program participate in a multitude of activities, from workshops and classes in native plant identification to woodworking and chainsaw seminars with local arborist associations.

Toward a More Just and Sustainable Food System

Individuals changes, or personal choice when it comes to buying organic, local and sustainable food aren’t going to amount to change on a systemic level, according to Kristin Lawless, author of Formerly Known As Food.

All Aspects of Good Food Movement

on Display at Expo
The Good Food Festival, produced by the nonprofit FamilyFarmed and presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, will take place March 23 at the UIC Dorin Forum on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.

“See You at the Show!”

Top Five Reasons to Check out the Chicago Flower & Garden Show
The event kicks off on March 19 with the charity benefit preview, Evening in Bloom, inside the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Evening in Bloom will feature Hort Couture, a high-energy floral fashion show, with garments made from live plant material.
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Food Democracy

By the People, for the People and Toward a Stronger Nation
Across the country, support is spreading for a food network that sustains local economies while providing better nourishment and GMO transparency.
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Archive »Environment Briefs

Poles Apart

Earth’s Extremities on the Edge

Fish Revival

Shad Return After 174-Year Absence

Bat Cave Rescue

Promising Progress Against Disease

Bug Apocalypse

Sharp Decline Threatens Ecosystem

Monstrous Morass

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Out of Control

Happy Hoppers

Nature Finds a Way
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Action Alert

Banish Toxic Air in Plane Cabins

On the Brink

Monarchs Need Species Protections

Support Citizen Action Against Plastics

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Archive »Environment

EPA: A Muzzled Watchdog

E.G. Vallianatos Seeks to Put Bite Back into the Agency
Political corruption has resulted in America’s most critical environmental enforcement unit turning into the “polluter’s protection agency.”
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Archive »Community Building

Youths Step Up to the Global Challenge

Fresh Hope for a Troubled Planet
Realizing that they can’t wait for adults to fix our sweeping societal and environmental problems, young people are taking meaningful action to end business as usual.

 
 
 

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City Smarts

Urban Planning Goes Green

Elder Force

Retired Volunteers Keep National Parks Humming

Farm Therapy

Veterans Heal Through Agriculture

Find a Green Space and Make a Friend

Outdoor Colors Increase Trust and Happiness

Floral Throughways

Garden Clubs Help Beautify Roads

Grassroots Gumption

Sweet Potato Project Encourages Enterprise