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Welcome back everyone! Things have been quiet over here, but behind the scenes we’ve been busy opening our new online shop. We’ve brought together the highest quality vitamins, minerals, herbs and supplements we could find — the same professional, quality products we use in our private practices and the same wonderful goods we recommend to our friends and family (like our DHA junior chewables). Right now, we’re excited about our selection of B vitamins, probiotics, and omega-3...
by on July 14th, 2011 at 09:07 am

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    Green Chic Gardening with Britton Neubacher
    A beautiful dome by Tend Living. Meet my friend Britton Neubacher, founder of green-chic company Tend Living. Brit creates sustainable living sculptures that make you think twice about gardening, like the one above. What...
    by at May 18th, 2010 at 09:05 am
  • 4 Reasons to Love Weeds
    Back in the late ’90s and early aughts, a small but information-dense ’zine circulated in the Eugene, Oregon area called “Weed Lover.” The premise was that weeds offend gardeners by growing where they’re not wanted,...
    by at May 11th, 2010 at 09:05 am
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    An Eco-Friendly Shopping Revolution
    When it comes to fashion and giving back to the environment, how do you know for sure that you are purchasing eco-friendly and sustainable products? If you ask me, it’s confusing to choose, let alone find, credible...
    by at May 5th, 2010 at 07:05 am
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    Is Earth Day Important?
    Today marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day here in North America. The observance, introduced by US senator Gaylord Nelson, Harvard student Denis Hayes and well-known eco-activist Paul Erlich originated in the early 1970s...
    by at April 22nd, 2010 at 08:04 am
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    Herb and Garden Book Round-Up
      At the end of a talk I gave the other day about gardening with medicinal plants, a lovely woman asked me if I could only have one herb book after the apocalypse/revolution/peak oil disaster etc., which book would it...
    by at February 25th, 2010 at 09:02 am
  • The Future of Grocery Shopping
    Last month while visiting Rochester I popped into the local market my parents have shopped at my entire life. Only having purchased 3 items, but realizing I’d forgotten my re-usable shopping bag, I opted to go bag-less....
    by at February 24th, 2010 at 10:02 am
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    Cooking and Healing with Thyme
    A long spell of deep cold knocked back the last of my greens and there’s a fairly even layer of deciduous leaves covering the ground, punctuated by bare limbs and decomposing stalks. My garden is pretty much hibernating. But...
    by at January 7th, 2010 at 05:01 am
  • 6 Great Reasons to Start a Garden
    My favorite seed catalog came in today’s mail: organic Floriani red flint corn, green meat radish, Bolivian rainbow pepper, purple bac choy, ruby streaks mustard. These are the reasons I started gardening–I was...
    by at December 17th, 2009 at 05:12 am
  • 5 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas
    This time of year it seems like there’s a family feast, office party or cocktail party almost every evening. I think it’s nice to take a small gift. Here are my top five choices for personal, eco-friendly gifts...
    by at December 15th, 2009 at 09:12 am
  • Your Guide to Eco-Friendly Cleaning
    I make my own cleaning products here in sunny San Diego. Why? I live just a few blocks from the ocean and I often see my die-hard surfer friends in the water, rain or shine. After each rainfall they tend to get sick because...
    by at October 27th, 2009 at 05:10 am