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July Issue

Urban & Suburban Agriculture
and Gut Health

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Archive »Letter from Publisher

Letter from The Publisher

One day I was in the garden gathering some veggies and flowers for our dinner, and I suddenly had a huge bee after me.
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Archive »Local Features

The Metaphysical Side of Tea Leaves

Ancient Chinese tea drinkers began to analyze and interpret the shapes and positioning of the tea leaf remnants in the bottom of their tea cups and noticed something remarkable.

GOOD TO KNOW

Throughout history, HONEY has been seen as incredibly useful in many different ways—and not just by bringing a little sweetness to our lives.

Healing in the Garden

Gardening is good for the body and soul. If it weren’t obvious already, scientific research is finding interesting conclusions about the health benefits of playing in the dirt and connecting more with nature.

All Hail Hibiscus!

July brings visions of hanging out by the pool with friends, barbecues and big pitchers of ice-cold iced tea.

3 Ways to Enjoy Local, Seasonal Arizona Summer Produce

We hear it all the time: Eat locally, support your local farmers, and “eat with the season.” Why is this important, and how can we do it? We have so many options in the Valley of the Sun.
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Help For Home Gardeners

Extension Agents at Your Service
Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.

Beyond Antibiotics

Pets Can Heal With Natural Approaches
Antibiotics for pets can carry considerable downsides, so it's worth exploring natural options like herbs, homeopathy and nutritional interventions with a holistic or integrative vet.

Alice Robb on the Transformative Power of Dreams

We can teach ourselves first to recall our dreams and then to influence them to enhance our inner growth and creativity, says the author.

Crops in the City

Urban Agriculture Breaks New Ground
Entrepreneurial innovators are tapping into new technologies and markets to grow fresh, healthy food within cities, turning so-called ‘mean streets’ into ‘green streets.’
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News Briefs

McD Summer Night Ride Series

Relax in the magical experience of trail riding the desert nights at McDowell Mountain Regional Park (MMRP).

Free Class at Hypnotherapy Academy

The Hypnotherapy Academy of America, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is excited to announce a special free two-hour class being held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23.

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Kudos

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Wonder Weed

Hemp to the Rescue at Detox Sites

Too Blue

Algae Loss Colors Ocean

Dangerous Dozen

Produce to Avoid

Alarm Sounded

Ireland Declares Climate Emergency

Action Alert

Greenhouse Gases Hit Landmark

Sunny Solution

Wastewater Turned into Hydrogen Fuel

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See More »Health Briefs

Munch Nuts for a Healthy Brain

Improves Cognitive Functions

Sleep Better and Feel Happier With Probiotics

Healthy Bacteria Helps with Mood and Rest

Get Eyes Checked to Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Optometry's Link to Brain Health

Eat Mostly Plants to Ease Gum Inflammation

Oral Health Benefits

Take B12 to Help With Parkinson’s

Vitamin Slows Progression

Try Cordyceps to Strengthen the Lungs

Medicinal Fungus Helps COPD Patients