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Farmers Corner : Celery – It’s More Than Just Crudités

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In Southern California, we are fortunate to enjoy celery all year, but its season peaks in the cooler months of November through February. Given its omnipresence, it’s easy to take this powerful health food for granted. According to Michael Murray’s […]

Growing Holy Tulsi

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In addition to being grown for medicinal purposes, or as a focus of devotion, Tulsi wood is used for malas, or prayer beads. In the Skanda Purana, Hari Bhakti Vilasa states, “just by touching Her [Tulsi], one becomes pure.” By […]

The Value of Saving Seeds

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The Value of saving Seeds By David King M.C. Byles went to work picking cotton when he was four years old. He didn’t have an education; he didn’t even attend third grade. Through wily inquisitiveness, he ended up as a […]

Creating A Healing Home Environment

An Elemental Home Makeover And Ayurvedic Spring Clease According to Ayurveda, the universe is made up of Five Great Elements: Ether, Air, Fire, Water, and Earth. Ether is the space that connects life together in all of its manifestations. Air […]

Meditating With The Radiance Sutras:

You never know where your spiritual self is hidden. We’re told to find it through the discipline of practice. Because this is meditation, and not the Army, your impulse to rebel against discipline is as important as your desire to […]

Permaculture As A Path To Peace


The Yoga of Sustainable Culture Permaculture offers a radical approach to food production and urban renewal, water, energy and pollution. It integrates ecology, landscape, organic gardening, architecture and agro-forestry in creating a rich and sustainable way of living which is […]

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