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March 2014 Publisher Letter

March 2014 Publisher Letter

This month’s special Food & Garden issue has me eager to play outside in the dirt.

Urban Ecology Center Hosts Farmer Open House

Urban Ecology Center Hosts Farmer Open House

The Urban Ecology Center, in Riverside Park, hosts its annual local farmer open house, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 8, providing an opportunity for residents to meet area farmers that offer community supported agriculture (CSA) programs.

New Bottled Water Supports Energy and Balance

New Bottled Water Supports Energy and Balance

H2O Energy Flow is a new bottled water asserted to retain its health benefits after bottling and to help balance the body’s systems for optimal performance.

Wisconsin Selected for 2014 STIHL Tour de Trees Cycling Event

Wisconsin Selected for 2014 STIHL Tour de Trees Cycling Event

The STIHL Tour des Trees, a cycling tour that takes place in Wisconsin from July 27 through August 2, provides an opportunity for residents to get fresh air and exercise while raising money for arboriculture and urban forestry research and education.

Website Connects Local Farmers, Buyers

Website Connects Local Farmers, Buyers

GreenFarmStand.org is a free website service that allows Southeast Wisconsin farmers, gardeners and artisan food producers to post available goods and connect with those seeking to purchase them.

Psychotherapist Releases Guide to Transformative Astrology

Psychotherapist Releases Guide to Transformative Astrology

Susan Wasserman, a psychotherapist with Inner Journeys for 23 years and a student of astrology for 40, has released her first book, The Celestial Chorus Within: A Guide to Using Astrology, Psychology and the 12 Archetypal Energies to Facilitate Awareness and Personal Transformation.

Wisdom of the Angels Art Gallery Opens in Delafield

Wisdom of the Angels Art Gallery Opens in Delafield

Lori Daniel Falk, a visionary artist, author and spiritual life coach, has opened the Wisdom of the Angels Art Gallery, at 624 Milwaukee Street in downtown Delafield.

Timothy Westbrook Fiber Arts Show at Pfister Hotel

Timothy Westbrook Fiber Arts Show at Pfister Hotel

Milwaukee artist Timothy Westbrook will show his sustainable fiber artwork in a “performative” fashion show titled Legacy, at 8:30 p.m., March 19, at the Pfister Hotel Imperial Ballroom.

Abundant Joy Yoga to Host Wellness Fair

Abundant Joy Yoga to Host Wellness Fair

Abundant Joy Yoga & Wellness will coordinate holistic, alternative and conventional practitioners to participate in a free annual Lake Country Area Wellness Fair, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 3, in the Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza.

Wellspring Farm Camps Registration Has Begun

Wellspring Farm Camps Registration Has Begun

Registration for Wellspring Summer Gardening and Farm Camps has begun. Youth ages 6 through 16 can learn aspects of organic farm life through season-based activities.

Ayurvedic & Yoga Workshops Help Shake the Winter Blues

Ayurvedic & Yoga Workshops Help Shake the Winter Blues

Ayurvedic yoga instructor Mary Bruck, owner of Be Well Yoga and Ayurveda, in Wauwatosa, has designed three workshops to help realign ourselves to efficiently transition through the seasons without sluggishness or other unwanted side effects. The first workshop, Energizing and Sleep Enhancing Routines, will run from 11 a.m. to noon, March 1. The second, Yoga: Shake the Lead Out, will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., March 8. The third, Cleansing the Body Ayurvedically, is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., March 15.

Cancer Summit Focuses on Wellness and Prevention

Cancer Summit Focuses on Wellness and Prevention

Karen Urbanek, a holistic health practitioner with 20 years of experience and the founder of Karen’s Energy Health and Wellness Center, with locations in Wisconsin and Utah, will host the Healthy Frequencies and Cancer Prevention Summit, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 15, at the Country Springs Hotel, in Pewaukee.

Golden Light Healing Leads Journey to Peru

Golden Light Healing Leads Journey to Peru

Amy Wilinski, co-owner of Golden Light Healing with her husband, David, is collaborating with Shaman Jose Luis Herrera, a renowned teacher of the Andean medicine traditions, to lead An Initiation Journey With the Andean Shamans, a spiritual healing tour, from June 8 through 20.

Foraging for Greens: Garlic Mustard

Foraging for Greens: Garlic Mustard

The amount of food, nutrition and medicine readily available to us through foraging in and around our backyards is no less than astounding. One wild green, commonly considered an invasive weed, is garlic mustard.

Bradley Blaeser, The Green Team

Bradley Blaeser, The Green Team

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.

Dare to be Aware Fair at Mitchell Park Conservatory

Dare to be Aware Fair at Mitchell Park Conservatory

The Center for Creative Learning, which has been leading personal and professional development programs since 1983, will hold the seventh annual Dare to be Aware Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 6, at The Domes/Mitchell Park Conservatory.

The Sustainability Summit and Exposition

The Sustainability Summit and Exposition

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