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August 16, 2007 @ Whole Story
Back to school means back to jam-packed schedules, with kids running from one activity to the next. It’s a challenge to keep everything organized. Akilah offers a great suggestion for reusing what others might simply toss in the trash to keep the myriad projects tidy: "My kids always have a project going. We reuse glass jars to store arts and crafts supplies, mix and store tempera paint, little terrariums and temporary 1/2 day bug habitats (after holes are punched in the metal top), and for kitchen experiments like pickling all sorts of things."
August 6, 2007 @ Whole Story
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August 1, 2007 @ Whole Story
Tune in as we learn what the glycemic index is and how paying attention to the glycemic load of particular foods may affect your body.
August 1, 2007 @ Whole Story
Alright, we're definitely not talking about how to make glowing pasta sauce (something tells me that if it existed, glowing pasta sauce wouldn’t meet our Quality Standards), rather Jami, who shops at our Kansas City store, had a rather unique idea for how to reuse any number of glass jars, including, you guessed it, glass pasta sauce jars. Here’s her terrific idea:
July 31, 2007 @ Whole Story
Not to forget the college students who are headed back for a new fall semester, we interviewed a couple of college students and a recent graduate about how to eat more healthfully on campus.
July 31, 2007 @ Whole Story
It's back to school time and we're offering up a fresh focus on healthy food. Tune in for some great tips and recipe ideas to help keep your kids healthy and productive in the school year ahead.
July 23, 2007 @ Whole Story
Chipotle Chicken Salad Video of Chipotle Chicken Salad
July 18, 2007 @ Whole Story
Hear from our local foragers on how to find locally grown and produced foods. We'll also share some recipe ideas for those delicious local peaches available this time of year.
July 16, 2007 @ Whole Story
With summer heating up, lawns often need a little help staying green. While many people opt for chemical fertilizers to treat their lawns, Matt of Columbus, OH, suggests a different route. "There are many organic fertilizers on the market now, so no excuses for polluting our watersheds/groundwater. Think about it! If a sudden rainstorm hits, where does your fertilizer go? If that’s not the case, it still ends up in the water tables below. Use organic feeders and let your kids and babies play healthy! Why have a lawn if you are afraid to take your shoes
July 5, 2007 @ Whole Story
Lee's Bees Video of Lee's Bees
June 28, 2007 @ Whole Story
Right in time for the 4th of July, we offer up some great summer outdoor party tips and ideas. Also, tune in for a feature on olives to learn more about this tasty little fruit.
June 25, 2007 @ Whole Story
It’s time for summer entertaining! How can we make our parties more Earth-friendly? One reader, Duane, mentioned how he is changing all of his outdoor powered items to solar powered versions. A great idea for lighting an evening get-together in the backyard. What other things will you be doing this summer to make your gatherings sustainable, as well as fun? Let us know!