Aquarius Foods in Mid Winter
Welcome to Aquarius, the middle sign of winter. In Aquarius our focus shifts from Capricorn effort and accomplishment to communicating with society, exchanging beneficial ideas and acquiring knowledge. By learning from others we adopt new ideas that change the very structures that we established in Capricorn.
Our Collapsing Food System -- And How to Fix It
The global agricultural-industrial complex is destroying the environment, exploiting farmers around the world, and delivering low-quality, high-cost food to unwary consumers. But a host of alternatives are springing up to provide nutritious food from sustainable farm communities.
Weeds in Your Garden? - That's Dinner, Darling!
I always say the gardener's best revenge is to eat the weeds. I've been doing it for thirty years and can testify that my health and the health of my garden has never been better. Here are a few hints for gardeners who'd rather eat their weeds than hate them (and for non-gardeners who are adventurous enough to try out nature's bounty)
All you need to know about cooking quinoa, a most nutritious whole grain with ease.
Main Course Grain Salad Recipe
Here's a grain salad formula that invites improvisation to create an endless variety of satisfying one-dish meals that also pack well for lunch.
Foods that Counter Stress
Counter stress in your lives simply by following this wonderful nutrition advice from Rebecca Wood.
One Pot—Two Meals
Here's how to enjoy food that's freshly prepared—and therefore more healthful and satisfying—every day.
Cook Without Recipes
Learn how to cook simple, delicious & nourishing food without much fuss from our favorite nutritionist, Rebecca Wood.
Farming in the Age of Expensive Oil
In this country farmers have to be over 80 years old to remember low-input, diversified farming systems. An organic farmer aks: who will have the knowledge to grow our food in the age of expensive oil, with no fertilizers and pesticides?
Gemini is an air sign. This is the month for brain food, scintillating conversation and grazing on spring farm produce and fresh, airy breads right out of the oven.
If you shop in farmers markets, you know it is spring. Baby carrots, fresh onions, new leeks, green garlic, the first fava beans and asparagus all remind us that new life is bursting out of the ground.
As the Sun moves through Pisces and approaches the spring equinox, we'll naturally know it is time to clean up. Don't wait for spring to spring clean; the best time is now. This applies to our homes and our bodies.