Olga Cotter, owner of Mushroom Mountain, in Easley, and naturalist and herbalist June Ellen Bradley, aka JuneBug, have announced the first workshop that will be offered through the Wild Coyote School of Wonder. At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, the school will introduce
Around the country, Holistic Chambers of Commerce are popping up to serve as a place for like minds to gather, network and provide support to practitioners and the public alike. Greenville is now the latest in a string of cities to host such a group.
Dixon Wellness & Chiropractic, LLC, will be holding health talks during the month of July, held from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday nights. Topics discussed will be determined by participant interest and the format will be open discussion.
Gardening Connects Kids to Nature by Barbara Pleasant Children benefit from a close connection with nature, and there’s no better place to learn about plants and soil than a garden. Families don’t need lots of space, as even a small collection of potted plants holds fascination for youngsters. The first step is to understand a garden as seen by a child that may be more interested in creative play than in making things grow.
Restoring the Nutritional Value of Crops by Melinda Hemmelgarn When we think of scientists as men and women in lab coats peering into microscopes, what’s missing is farmers. Our society doesn’t tend to equate the two, yet farmers are active field scientists. How they choose to grow and produce food greatly impacts our shared environment of soil, water and air quality, as well as the nutritional content of food, and therefore, public health.
by Linda Sechrist For author Paul Hawken, a leading environmental entrepreneur working with a coalition of research fellows, advisors and expert reviewers, the climate goal is drawdown, or reversing global warming—the point in atmospheric time when the concentration of greenhouse gases peaks and begins to decline on a year-to-year basis. Hawken edited Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, a compendium of the 100 most substantive solutions that already exist.
Nature Helps Kids Build Skills and Character by April Thompson A movement is afoot to get kids grounded in nature. Wilderness awareness programs, also known as primitive skills or Earth-based education, teach life-changing survival skills that build courage, compassion and camaraderie. “We help youth experience a true aliveness in nature. Kids gain knowledge of the outdoors and increase awareness, confidence and self-reliance, while having fun, positive experiences,” says Dave Scott, founder of the Earth Native Wilderness School, in Bastrop, Texas.
On Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, Dr. Chase Dixon and Dr. Angela Dixon will hold an educational health seminar at their office entitled “Knowledge is Power”. The presentation is intended to provide a greater understanding of health and how the body functions.
Kaleo Wheeler, owner of HeartFull Connections, is pleased to introduce programs from the Hawaiian Healing Arts to residents of the Upstate. Two programs are being offered at this time: Living with Aloha: A Women’s Path to Empowerment Program and Hawaiian Hula (not to be confused with the popular Tahitian dance form).
Bruno Gröning was a name well-known to 20th-century Germans due to the man’s extraordinary healing successes. Gröning taught that a higher power exists which anyone can use to heal, and he showed people how to connect to it. At 7 p.m. on Friday, May 4, chronic pain specialist Wolfgang Vogelsberger, MD,