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Fall Harvest | Hearty, Green Crops

Broccoli, onions, beans, carrots, kale, leaks, beets, collards, brussels galore… Not to mention apples, pumpkins, persimmons, and figs! The late Summer through Fall seasons are a time of abundance and can present the perfect opportunity to focus on the various nutrition powerhouse foods that are readily available. It’s also a time of the year that…

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Engaging Young Minds with Gardening

Introducing gardening can be a great way to fuel a sense of curiosity and enhance connection to nature in children. It can also be a creative way to spark their interest in eating more plant-based foods.Including gardening-based curriculum in early childhood development has gained significant momentum in recent years and has been studied from different…

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Green Living: Benefits of Spending Time in Nature

Time in Nature There are certain benefits to spending time in nature filled with natural vegetation and a few scientific findings that provide further support for doing so. You may remember a Good Fat Company blog entry from last summer; Healthy Benefits of Time with Mother Nature. The keyword that could trigger an action step…

Healthy Benefits of Time with Mother Nature

Spending time in nature has many benefits for our body, mind, and spirit. If you are struggling with stress, fatigue, trauma, depression or negative mood swings mother nature is the purest form medicine. A leisurely walk at your local or national park can make a profound difference for your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. A…