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Colorful Healthy Food that Supports Local Farmers

The Benefits of CSA Membership by Lucas Brownback Considering a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) membership this spring? Hear the mutual benefits directly from a second-generation farmer who was seven years old when his family first began offering CSA membership in 1994. The CSA model works and makes farming viable for the future. The concept is simple:  it’s a relationship of ... Read More »

Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival Returns

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 14 is a great place to start. Their practitioners will conduct mini-sessions on a walk-up basis. Vetted intuitive readers, angel communicators, psychic mediums and astrologers will offer their ... Read More »

Nature Play at Home Book Launch Event

NoVA Outside will hold a book launch of Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on April 7, at the historic Blenheim, in Fairfax, Virginia. The event will include a networking reception, book talk and signing. The author, Nancy Striniste, serves in a leadership role for NoVA Outside, ... Read More »

The Catonsville CO-OP is Open for Business

The Catonsville Cooperative Market (CO-OP) is pleased to announce that they recently re-opened this community-owned grocery store in a newly renovated space at 1905 Edmondson Avenue, with expanded inventory and store hours to better meet the local food shopping needs of its growing membership. The market is now open four times a month: every other Tuesday from 4:30 to 8:00 ... Read More »

It’s Easy Being Green at the MoCo GreenFest

All are invited to the area’s biggest party to celebrate the environment: the Montgomery County GreenFest! This free event will be held at Brookside Gardens from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 28, in celebration of Earth Day.  Grab the family and explore the beautiful spring gardens and discover new and fun ways you can do your part locally, nationally ... Read More »

Dawson’s Market Has Reopened

Less than two months after closing, Dawson’s Market in Rockville Town Square has reopened its doors under new ownership. The independent grocery store is now run by former director of operations Bart Yablonsky. He notes in a recent press release that the community was been very supportive of his decision to reopen Dawson’s Market and is excited for what’s to ... Read More »

Just Breathe: An Immersion of Emotional Mastery

Experience a revolutionary approach to self-improvement and self-healing just outside of Annapolis at the Breath of Wellness Studio this coming March 4 through 10. Participants will enjoy a week, or a day, of learning, dedicated to personal empowerment, right action and emotional management with Dan Brulé, master Breathworker and author of Just Breathe. Join Brulé for a book signing and ... Read More »

Homeopathic Alternative Approaches to ADHD: A Free Webinar

Many parents feel helpless when their child receives a diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and are not sure how best to move forward in the best interests of their child. They may have noticed that their child is struggling to make and keep friends or finding it difficult to focus on schoolwork. Likewise, a child already on medication for ... Read More »

Become a Clinical Hypnotherapist in 2019

The Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy (IIH) is pleased to announce its next enrollment date for Clinical and Transpersonal Hypnotherapist Training in Alexandria, Virginia. The training begins on February 27, and enrollment is now open. The Institute was founded by Matthew Brownstein, CIHt, in 2007 as the first, and currently only, state-licensed hypnotherapy school through the Commission for Independent Education. This credentialing ... Read More »

Illuminate Festivals in Fairfax and Columbia

Enjoy the finest of local holistic wellness practitioners, products and amazing artisans of all kinds at the upcoming Illuminate Festivals. The Fairfax Festival will be held on January 20 and the Columbia Festival will be held on January 26. Both events run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. At both of these events, participants can shop, sample and delight the ... Read More »