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How a Brookfield Chiropractor Skated Toward Wellness

How a Brookfield Chiropractor Skated Toward Wellness

The Settimi Chiropractic & Wellness Center is wellness-based, and in addition to treating men, women and children of all ages utilizing her chiropractic skills, the center also provides education.

Ayurveda Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy and Baby

Ayurveda Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy and Baby

During pregnancy, Mother Nature has ensured that baby’s needs are more important than the mother’s; hence, optimal self-care during pregnancy is essential.

Connecting Kids to the Earth

Connecting Kids to the Earth

These days, connecting to the planet doesn’t happen automatically–but we can change that.

Rock the Green and 
Milwaukee Riverkeeper Partner for Earth Day Celebration

Rock the Green and 
Milwaukee Riverkeeper Partner for Earth Day Celebration

The sixth annual Rock the Green Earth Day Celebration is similar to a mini Rock the Green Sustainability Festival and includes elements unique to it, such as the stage powered 100 percent by four cycling teams on stationary bikes.

Protecting Bumblebees 
Is a Gardening Must

Protecting Bumblebees 
Is a Gardening Must

Bumblebees are in trouble, and that means trouble for our vegetable gardens. Use these proposed tips to help protect these important pollinators!

Yoga Instructor Empowers People to Live Healthier Lives

Yoga Instructor Empowers People to Live Healthier Lives

Founder of Pure Energy Yoga, Shelley Carpenter, has found that yoga not only relieves pain, but can help bring the mind, body and spirit into harmony.

The Smorgasbord 
of Midwestern Laws

The Smorgasbord 
of Midwestern Laws

The Midwest has a great tradition of home cooking, yet, state laws are sometimes hostile to the home cook that tires to test the market or grow a homemade business.

Launching a Kitchen-
Based Food Business 
from Home

Launching a Kitchen-
Based Food Business 
from Home

Depending on the relatively new cottage food laws in Wisconsin and other states, home bakers, picklers and jammers can now launch a food business from their home kitchen.

Rocker Neil Young Celebrates Food 
Democracy with New Album Tour

Rocker Neil Young Celebrates Food 
Democracy with New Album Tour

Legendary musician Neil Young and his new band, Promise of the Real, featuring Willie Nelson’s sons Lukas and Micah Nelson, on July 5.

Leaders of Milwaukee’s Sustainable Food Movement

Leaders of Milwaukee’s Sustainable Food Movement

Today’s metropolitan Milwaukee area has an abundance of small-scale and urban farms, nonprofits and community partnerships striving to make fresh and organically grown food accessible and affordable for everyone.

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.

Keeping a Leading Edge on Renewable Energy

Keeping a Leading Edge on Renewable Energy

Kirk Kindred, national sales director of SunVest Solar, a design-build solar development company in Pewaukee, is optimistic about the future of solar energy.

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 Sustainability Summit and Exposition

The Sustainability Summit and Exposition

The Evolution of a Flourishing Green Idea

Since 2004, Milwaukee’s highly successful Sustainability Summit and Exposition has been attracting participants interested in energy efficiency, social responsibility and green energy practices.

Bradley Blaeser, The Green Team

Bradley Blaeser, The Green Team

Creative Entrepreneur Considers People and the Planet

The Green Team’s landscaping services comprise eco-friendly weed and pest control, tree and shrub care, the installation and maintenance of landscape features that include vegetable gardens and edible landscapes, and water management services such as rain garden installation.

Source 1 Project Solutions

Source 1 Project Solutions

Helping People Find Healthy Home Choices

Source 1 Project Solutions, Inc., in Butler, owned by Jonathan Synovic, president, and Toby Van Sistine, offers healthy home remodeling and construction design and consulting.

Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Repurposing Wisconsin’s Most Abundant Natural Resource

Today in Milwaukee, local urban wood steward Dwayne Sperber, founder of Wudeward Urban Forest Products, is working vigorously to garner respect for urban wood as a valuable resource that can contribute a sense of place to local building and restoration projects in the form of furniture and lumber.

Creating a Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Creating a Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Backyard gardeners can make a difference to enhance, restore, and protect monarch habitats in order to sustain the migration of the butterflies.

Stinging Nettles

Stinging Nettles

Wildcrafting for Health

The wild plant stinging nettle is loaded with vitamins, minerals and protein, making it a favorite of outdoor survivalists.

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Alive & Well Naturally Wellness Center 
Relocates to Thiensville

Alive & Well Naturally Wellness Center 
Relocates to Thiensville

The new location is scheduled to open on April 4 and will offer a dry salt therapy chamber, as well as reflexology and much more.

Extreme Kleaner Hits Stores Nationwide

Extreme Kleaner Hits Stores Nationwide

Extreme Kleaner, a nontoxic, biodegradable, multi-purpose cleaner and degreaser product line now found in major retail and independently owned hardware, grocery and variety stores.

Sixth Annual Wellness EXPO Lake Country

Sixth Annual Wellness EXPO Lake Country

Wellness EXPO Lake Country, hosted by Abundant Joy Yoga & Wellness, will take place at the Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 6, and feature more than 60 vendors.

The Inner Voice Magazine 
Returns in Electronic Format

The Inner Voice Magazine 
Returns in Electronic Format

Published monthly, The Inner Voice (TIV) is a free, 24-page e-magazine filled with inspiration for healing the body, mind, spirit and house.

Victory Garden BLITZ

Victory Garden BLITZ

Victory Garden Initiative will hold the ninth annual Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ, the nation’s largest garden-building effort, from May 13 to 27.

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Herbs that Beat the Heat

Herbs that Beat the Heat

Fragrant herbs that thrive in scorching days often come to us from South America, the Caribbean and Africa.

Eco Yards

Eco Yards

In all climates and terrains, native plants offer more attractive, lower maintenance, planet-friendly alternatives to monoculture turf lawns.

Eco-Friendly Home Building

Eco-Friendly Home Building

Smart energy technologies make our homes healthier, more comfortable and more affordable, all while helping our home planet.

Forever Green

Forever Green

The latest creative and Earth-friendly options include converting remains into tree planters, jewelry, ocean reefs and even vinyl records.

Sustainably Stylish Home

Sustainably Stylish Home

Buying a sofa or carpet? Now we can check out its origins to verify it’s made from sustainable products without child labor or toxic chemicals harmful to family members.

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Green Living Briefs

Cycling Chicago

Cycling Chicago

Pioneering Bike Paths Promise Easy Commutes

Balloon Doom

Balloon Doom

Far-Flying Rubber Harms Sea Creatures

Eco IKEA

Eco IKEA

Designing Cabinets and Chairs Made from Recyclables

Choo Choo Breakthrough

Choo Choo Breakthrough

Wind-Powered Trains in Holland

Greener Diapers

Greener Diapers

Cloth Better than Disposable for People and the Planet

Butterfly Rescue

Butterfly Rescue

How to Create Helpful Home Habitats


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