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9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

Meet The Family Growing 6,000 Pounds Of Food A Year In Their L.A. Backyard

From the street, the Dervaes family home in Pasadena, Calif., about a 30-minute drive from Los Angeles, resembles most others on its suburban block. …

Farming

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

Chopped mirepoix from above.<p>No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since …

Garlic

Farmers don’t try new things because it’s too risky. This could change that

If you peruse news sites like Grist regularly, you’ve read about some amazing new gizmo that promises to make farming sustainable forever more. And, …

The Newest Strategy for Saving Bees Is Really, Really Old

<i>This post by Christina Selby</i> <i>was</i><i></i> <i>originally published</i><i></i> <i>on</i> <i>Ensia.com</i><i>, a magazine that highlights international environmental solutions in action, and is</i> …

New 'Jeneration' PR: How To Promote Your Own Company Well

This week I collaborated with Jennifer Berson, founder of Jeneration PR in Los Angeles. Jeneration is a small and focused PR team that specializes in beauty, baby and lifestyle brands. In a sense, I suppose that makes her a competitor. Like me, however, Berson has a place in her heart for …

How Starbucks Lifted A Young Homeless Man From The Streets To Success

“I carried a key in my pocket when I was homeless because I believed that one day I’d have my own place. Then I found Starbucks, and they became my family. Through Starbucks I was able to get my first apartment, and now I think what’s next in my evolution is to help others get the home of their …

Real Estate

The Competitive World of PPC: 3 Helpful Online Advertising Tools to Help You Win with Search Marketing

Like it or not, Paid Search strategies can quickly turn into a game of out maneuvering your opponent. Which is why the team at TopRank Marketing is …

AdWords

Edible Agroforestry: Designing Your Own Food Forest

Backyard Abundance, an environmental education non-profit organization, has released an open-source document on how to create your own “food forest” …

Have You Tried Black Lemonade?

No, it's not made from black lemons. Black lemonade and other cold-pressed juices with an ebony hue are actually made with activated charcoal.<p>While …

Five-Minute Mentor: Farming Advice from Joel Salatin

Maybe you’ve read one of Joel Salatin’s nine books, such as 1998’s bestselling primer <i>You Can Farm</i>, or seen him in the documentaries <i>Food, Inc.</i> and</i> …

Inside the Nation's Largest Organic Vertical Farm

Chicago isn't usually known as a farming hub, but did you know that Windy City residents are dining on organic produce such as basil, arugula, kale …

10 Habits Highly Successful Social Media Marketing Leaders

• 10 Habits of Successful Social Marketing Leaders<br>• How to rise above status quo with real business results<br>• Why social marketing leaders must take lead. …

Social Media

Using climate smart agriculture to build farmers’ resilience in Senegal

Mamadou Faye was patiently waiting for us at the edge of his field when we arrived early evening at Pointe-Sarene, about 100 kilometers south of …

What Is Killing America's Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

There was a moment last year when beekeeper Jim Doan was ready to concede defeat. He stood in the kitchen of his rural New York home, holding the …

Is Fish Farming Sustainable?

The tenets of sustainable agriculture—conserving topsoil, using natural forms of pest control and focusing on locally adapted crops—are increasingly …

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Lifestyle

Sustainable Food in the City: 10 Smart Urban Farm Designs

The world’s largest indoor farm has already proven just how amazingly successful food production can be outside of standard agricultural setups, and …

How Long Do Seeds Really Last? (Plus, a Cheat Sheet on Seed Storage Life)

The beginning of spring usually sees me sprawled in the middle of the living room floor, with all my ammo boxes, laying out rows and rows of seed …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

The Second Agricultural Revolution May Be Powered by Perennials

It’s a cycle nearly as old as human history. Plow, plant, harvest, and repeat. It worked for our ancestors, and it’s working for us now, though with …

Farming

This Is How Wine Gets Made in the 21st Century

Do You Think Like an Entrepreneur?

<i>Ilya Pozin is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and investor. He is the founder of online video entertainment platform Pluto.TV, social greeting card company Open Me, and digital marketing agency Ciplex.</i><p>Entrepreneurs are a breed of their own. While many people fantasize about breaking free from their …

The Architecture of Happy Hour: Plotted, Not Stirred

Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, and Rem Koolhaas walk into a bar. What do they order? CAD Drinks, of course. It's a Singapore Sling like you have …

House for Trees by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

This house in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, is designed to return green space into the city.<p>Project description<p>Under rapid …

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