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Green Living is
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Local natural-health and sustainability
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April 2014 Publisher Letter

April 2014 Publisher Letter

Many Natural Awakenings readers share with me the urgent desire to heal the Earth and preserve a good quality of life now and for future generations.

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FarmWise Education Teaches Kids Real-Life Skills

FarmWise Education Teaches Kids Real-Life Skills

In 2008, Bente Goldstein started FarmWise Education, a farm-based learning center, on her own Elkhorn property.

Helping Pollinators in Peril

Helping Pollinators in Peril

Honeybees are one of the most essential and observable pollinators of agricultural crops. As their population has begun to decline recently in North America and Europe, scientists and environmentalists alike are concerned about pollinator shortages.

The National Wildlife Federation: Making Wildlife Habitats at Home

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Backyard Birds and Butterflies

Backyard Birds and Butterflies

Native Habitats Draw Critters and Delight Kids

Charming creatures will flock to the neighborhood if yards provide them with nutrients and shelter.

Culinary Mushroom Magic

Culinary Mushroom Magic

Delicate Powerhouses of Nutrition and Medicine

Ancient cultures believed mushrooms conferred immortality, and now science has verified that yes, their proteins, vitamins and compounds do have protective powers.

Pooch Protocol

Pooch Protocol

Good Manners Make a Dog Welcome

With careful owner training, dogs can learn to behave nicely in restaurants, offices and planes.

Qi Whiz

Qi Whiz

Qigong Steps Up Vitality and Serenity

Qigong’s gentle movements strengthen the body so it can take care of itself and will boost our overall health and happiness.

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Prized Junto

Prized Junto

The Creativity Foundation Taps Top Talents

Go Ahead, Daydream

Go Ahead, Daydream

Turns out it's an essential, beneficial human activity.

Entrance Exam

Entrance Exam

College Applicants Leverage their Creativity

Creative Computing

Creative Computing

Programmed Software Composes Original Music

National Park Art

National Park Art

Artist-in-residence programs at national parks offer unique creative opportunities.

Sound Play

Sound Play

Birds, like humans, sing just because they can.

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News Briefs

SunVest Solar Specialist Offers Free Consultations

Ian Lizzadro-McPherson has joined Pewaukee-based SunVest Solar, Inc., as a project developer to head the company’s effort in expanding solar photovoltaic power locally.

Tiny Green Trees Introduces Programs for Children and Adults

Tiny Green Trees, an eco-conscious child care center, offers sustainably focused options for kids and adults to explore the outdoors and engage in green living practices. The Nature Kindergarten, held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, gives 3- to 6-year-olds ample outdoor experiences that include two educational events per month at the Urban Ecology Center’s Menomonee Valley location, as well as hikes through Three Bridges Park along the Hank Aaron State Trail.

Holistic, Biomimetic Dental Care in Port Washington

Dentist Bryan Schwartz, DDS, has joined Steve Carini, DDS, who has specialized in mercury-free, mercury-safe natural dentistry for more than 38 years.

Live in Harmony With Your Pets

As part of its integrative approach to caring for pets, the Wauwatosa Veterinary Clinic is now offering in-home training and professional pet behavioral consultations for dogs and cats with certified professional dog trainer Kim Rinzel.

Free Holistic Health Expo in West Allis

A free Milwaukee Holistic Health Expo, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 26, in West Allis, promises 80 natural and holistic exhibitors that include chiropractors, alternative health healers, Reiki practitioners, natural food chefs and farmers.

Talk Focuses on Cancer Prevention

Holistic health coach and Reiki master Natalie Benoit leads a discussion, Nutrition for Cancer, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., April 30, at The Atrium, in Greendale.

Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference Comes to Beber Camp

The third annual Midwest Women’s Herbal Conference will be held from June 6 to 8 at The Beber Camp, in Mukwonago, with 50 workshops and plant walks for novices and experienced herbalists alike.

Lectures and Meditation on Buddhist Approach to Loss and Compassion

Domo Geshe Rinpoche, spiritual director of White Conch Dharma Center, in Neilsville, will explain Buddhist principles for coping with the challenges of loss, healing and everyday life in a series of three lectures, scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m., April 2, 3 and 4 (see endnote for locations).

Demonstration Engages with Horses and Nature

In honor of the 2014 Chinese New Year, the Year of the Horse, Robin Guayasamin-Salerno, director of Innersongs, LLC, will host Conversations with Horses from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 26, which focuses on experiential learning with horses and nature.

AromaWellness Introduces Calming Essential Oils Blend

Uma Bagadia, owner of Aroma Wellness, has created Serenity, an essential oils blend with relaxing qualities and a refreshing fragrance.

Milwaukee Celebrates Earth Day with Rock the Green

Rock the Green, an organization committed to near-zero waste principles, eco-education and green music performances, is partnering with Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability for the city’s third annual Earth Day Celebration, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 22, at the CityCenter at 735, along Milwaukee’s Riverwalk.

Affordable Ayurvedic Services at Institute of Beauty and Wellness

The Institute of Beauty and Wellness, Aveda Beauty School, a college offering training in the fields of esthetics, cosmetology, massage therapy, ayurveda and nail design, has added ayurveda to its menu of services by students available to the public.

Maitreya Brings Ageless Wisdom Teachings to the World

Spiritual teacher Maitreya, whose mission is to function as a world teacher for all humanity, will begin his mission publicly, when invited by humanity through the world's major media, to speak on Declaration Day.

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Home Renovations Aggravate Childhood Asthma

Home Renovations Aggravate Childhood Asthma

Consider Respiratory Conditions When Fixing Up the House

Ventilation and Cleaning Hinder Indoor Pollutants

Ventilation and Cleaning Hinder Indoor Pollutants

Keeping Healthy Spaces

Tomatoes Prevent and Even Treat Liver Disease

Tomatoes Prevent and Even Treat Liver Disease

The Power of Lycopene

Supplements Could Save $70 Billion in Medical Costs

Supplements Could Save $70 Billion in Medical Costs

Alternative Healthcare Management

Orange Oil Calms Kids in Dental Chairs

Orange Oil Calms Kids in Dental Chairs

Aromatherapy Helps with Visits to the Dentist

Olive Leaf Outperforms Diabetes Drug

Olive Leaf Outperforms Diabetes Drug

A Natural Treatment for Reducing Insulin Resistance