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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

Digital Edition

 

Click on the cover image to read the online digital version of Natural Awakenings that allows you to turn pages like the print edition.
 

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New Science-Based Card Deck Offers Therapeutic Insights

Frames cards are beautifully illustrated by international British artist David Hallangen, free of gender and class references.

Celebrate Wisconsin Farm Living with Soil Sisters

Soil Sisters is made possible by the Wisconsin Farmers Union Foundation, the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service and Renewing the Countryside.

Milagro World Center to Open Resale Location

The grand opening celebration of Wild Raspberry will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., April 27, at Arlington Club Commons, 9 Huntington Lane, in Wheeling.

Resiliency Institute Classes

The Resiliency Institute is offering three permaculture plant courses in Naperville this month that will cover vines, groundcovers and fungi.
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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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Archive »Action

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 »Action Briefs

Support Citizen Action Against Plastics

Action Alert

Migratory Birds Threatened by Rule Change

Women Warriors

Africans Unite to Save Rhinos

We Need Trees

Arbor Day More Vital Now than Ever

Sway Congress

Save Wild Horses Campaign Update

Wildlife Wipeout

Wind Turbines Kill Winged Creatures
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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 »Environment Briefs

Poles Apart

Earth’s Extremities on the Edge

Bug Apocalypse

Sharp Decline Threatens Ecosystem

Fish Revival

Shad Return After 174-Year Absence

Bat Cave Rescue

Promising Progress Against Disease

Monstrous Morass

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Out of Control

Happy Hoppers

Nature Finds a Way
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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

Floral Throughways

Garden Clubs Help Beautify Roads

Grassroots Gumption

Sweet Potato Project Encourages Enterprise

Literacy Project

Dolly Parton Donates Millions of Books