Mother Earth Living September/October 2017

Features

Healthy Lifestyles Around the World
Try these proven anti-aging foods and habits enjoyed by centenarians around the globe.

The Science of Hunger
Learn about what motivates hunger and satiety in our bodies, and improve your ability to fully nourish yourself and maintain a healthy weight without second-guessing every bite.

A Family with a Full Plate
This couple’s passion for local food has profound impacts on their community, county and beyond.

Ayurvedic Herbs
The ancient Indian medicinal system, Ayurveda, has a focus on many healing herbs. Read on to learn about the most popular, which have been used for centuries to promote holistic well-being.

Best for Simple Living

Worldwide Web
Our planet sustains itself because of a vast and unfathomably complex system of interconnectedness.

Guilt-free Snacking
Keep these nutrient-rich treats on hand for organic, super-nutritious snack options.

Nutrient-Dense Dishes
Turn highly nutritious ingredients into delicious dishes! These simple, tasty recipes feature some of the world’s most nutrient-rich foods.

Help the Hungry 
Hunger is a problem all over the world, including our own neighborhoods. Discover easy ways to help relieve food insecurity in your community. 

Charity Spotlight: Rise Against Hunger 
Learn about the program that’s sending pre-packaged meals to developing countries, areas hit by natural disasters, and even schools to help fight hunger and malnutrition. 

8 Household Uses for Rosemary 
Here are just a few of the ways this hardy herb lends itself to use in the kitchen, around the home and in your daily beauty routine. 

Natural Health

Overfed, Nutritionally Starved 
Learn about the serious reductions in our food’s nutrients in the past 100 years, and why homegrown produce is naturally superior. 

Lovely Licorice Root 
The uses of licorice extend much further than candy, both in the kitchen and in medicine. Discover the healing benefits of licorice root for treating sore throats, ulcers, Addison’s disease and more. 

The Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil 
Use this guide to make the most of cancer-fighting, mood-boosting lemon essential oil.

Real Food

Freeze Your Foods for Fall 
Preserve harvest-ripe flavor and nutrition by turning fall fruits and vegetables into simple, freezer-ready recipes.

Creamy Zucchini Soup Recipe 
With the simple act of puréeing, zucchini transforms from a watery vegetable into a satisfying soup.

Ratatouille Stew Recipe 
This stew from warm-weather veggies contains all the classic delight of ratatouille without the complexity.

Organic Garden

The Last-Minute Fall Garden
It’s not too late to plant one last garden. Act now, and enjoy harvesting these 14 plants throughout the fall and into early winter.

Harvest like a Pro
Make the most of these summer garden favorites with expert tips for harvesting, storing and preserving. 

Healthy Soil for Healthy People 
Healthy soil is the key to healthy food and, in turn, healthy humans — find out how to improve yours. 

Grow, Make, Build

DIY Harvest Basket 
A lovely, functional harvest basket allows you to rinse vegetables (or eggs!) immediately after gathering. 

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