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April 2015

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Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

We don’t need research to tell us that spending time in nature feels good, but many studies are showing a host of physical and mental health benefits across a broad spectrum of conditions.

The Victory Garden Initiative Blitz Accepting Applications

The Victory Garden Initiative Blitz Accepting Applications

The Victory Garden Initiative (VGI) Blitz, the largest annual garden-building event in the nation, will take place from May 9 to 23.

Summer Farm Camps Teach Children Sustainable Life Skills

Summer Farm Camps Teach Children Sustainable Life Skills

FarmWise Education, a learning program for youth that applies principles of Waldorf education with tasks such as animal care and growing produce, is accepting kids for their summer camp program.

Wellness, Body, Mind & Spirit Expo

Wellness, Body, Mind & Spirit Expo

The Wellness, Body, Mind & Spirit Expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 19, at Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee North Shore.

Individuals and Groups Can Take Nature Challenge

Individuals and Groups Can Take Nature Challenge

During June, the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance (WGBA) is proposing that Wisconsinites spend 30 minutes in nature for 30 consecutive days as part of their second annual 30x30 Nature Challenge.

Yoga Workshop Strives to Help Women with Multiple Sclerosis

Yoga Workshop Strives to Help Women with Multiple Sclerosis

Janet Golownia, owner of PurBalance Yoga Therapy LLC, in Wales, will host a clinic from 6 to 7 p.m., April 16, aimed at helping women with multiple sclerosis (MS) feel in control of their bodies again.

New World Montessori to Hold Art Fair

New World Montessori to Hold Art Fair

The Swing Into Spring Art Fair will take place at New World Montessori School, located in the Indian Hill Elementary School building, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 18.

Philip Chard Keynotes Unity Wellness and Nutrition Expo

Philip Chard Keynotes Unity Wellness and Nutrition Expo

Unity Church in Milwaukee is holding its inaugural Mind, Body, Spirit Wellness and Nutrition Expo from 5 to 9 p.m., April 10, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 11.

Healing Children on the Autism Spectrum

Healing Children on the Autism Spectrum

A Revolution is Fomenting in Formented Foods

A Revolution is Fomenting in Formented Foods

Naturally lacto-fermented foods are making a resurgence as their health and culinary benefits become better known in our culture. These foods have delicious flavors and enhanced nutritional values.

Landscaping Company Rooted in Sustainable Practices

Landscaping Company Rooted in Sustainable Practices

David Fischer and Mike Herrenbruck, co-owners of Eco Harmony Landscape & Design, LLC, met while enrolled in the horticultural program at Milwaukee Area Technical College, and later teamed up to build a successful and sustainable horticulture business.