For over a hundred years, Western writers have bemoaned a condition they have called various things, perhaps most often ‘our modern ailment.’ As we export modern, Western life to the rest of the world, people working in international development have been wrestling with this for the last 50 years, as well. 378 more words
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On July 9th, I attended the second Mother Earth News Fair held in West Bend WI, an event a friend suggested I visit.
Not having attended the previous year, I didn’t know what to expect when I drove up to the Washington County Fairgrounds. 1,337 more words
Climate change, chemicals in the home, cancer, all these things are being addressed more frequently and people are paying attention. Going Green and helping out is being Eco friendly which means trying to live a lifestyle to support the environment in a way that would not be harmful to the environment. 93 more words
It’s hard to believe that we are already two weeks into spring. I’m so behind schedule. But isn’t everybody. One of the things that I’ve learned from personal experience and the experience of others is that there is never enough time to get everything done that you need to do. 494 more words
You can learn the basics of root cellaring, including humidity, ventilation, temperature and storage and have fresh produce all year!
So suggest some researchers into eco-therapy, a trendy new concept that has doctors writing prescriptions for spending time in a park. While they don’t specifically recommend eating dirt (a pathological condition known generally as “pica”), they do say the soil contains mood-enhancing micro-organisms that enhance happy-making brain chemicals, such as serotonin. 909 more words