Feed The Yogi
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Ok… I know… I have been a total slacker on this blog for the last 3 weeks. But wait, wait, I have an excuse! I was in Montréal, I was teaching, I was learning, I was… What’s that? No excuses… Ok. I’m sorry. But at least let me make it up to you with this […]

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Making music for your dinner takes on a whole new meaning. Kids won’t eat their veggies? Try making a band instead! Thanks to Binky Holleran for the heads up on this one ; ) Watch Here

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The Dalai Lama—a living member of the ahimsa/non-violence lineage that includes Henry David Thoreau, Gandhi, MLK Jr., Thich Nhat Hanh, Mother Theresa, Nelson Mandela and many others, was born 74 years ago today. He’s worked hard and long for world peace under near hopeless conditions—let’s thank this living legend by taking a moment, today, to […]

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A short film by Christine Rabette. Pass it on. Merci!

Summer Solstice- Painting by Mark Garro

A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year, when the tilt of the Earth’s axis is most inclined toward or away from the Sun, causing the Sun’s apparent position in the sky to reach its northernmost or southernmost extreme. The term solstice can also be used in a wider sense, as the date […]

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Sometimes when I see pictures of Michelle Obama I want to cry. I have never, ever had even the slightest glimmering of pride when thinking about this nation’s leaders… Until now. She dug up the white house lawn to plant an organic garden!!!! Yeah!!! This is the kind of leadership we need. This is true […]

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Ok. This post isn’t about food or yoga… per se. But it could be! In case you don’t already know about the flash mob phenomenon, there are all sorts of “happenings” that are springing up everywhere. Mostly they are funny/ arty/ surreal, sometimes they are political, and sometimes they are for marketing. But here’s what […]

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In the spirit of springtime, new beginnings, out with the old in with the new… I thought I would post a bit about yogic philosophy. The great sage and author of the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali outlined an eight-fold path to quiet the mind and achieve Yoga (union). The eight limbs begin with Yama and Niyama […]

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Um.. Yes… You read that right. I’m so all over this one. Even if I don’t pay to enter- I am taking it as a personal challenge ; ) I invite all of you to submit your favorite Jell-o-Mold pics to FTY as well. Stay tuned for the update tomorrow- because I’m going to combine […]

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Oh Gosh. This may be my new favorite internet distraction. Thanks to Catherine for posting this gem so I could find out about it! Food Party is everything I ever wanted from my Fine Arts degree (ahem) and…  “a mind-bending, non-reality cooking show with Thu Tran as your hostess, a cast of unruly puppets as culinary […]

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Since 1991, The Food Project has built a national model of engaging young people in personal and social change through sustainable agriculture. Each year, they work with over a hundred teens and thousands of volunteers to farm on 31 acres in rural Lincoln, MA and on several lots in urban Boston. The Food Project focuses […]

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Are you ready for the truth? The Meatrix gives it to you straight- the truth about factory farming and the meat industry. Much more accessible than a lot of the meat-media out there, The Meatrix is informative, entertaining and kid friendly. Another reminder to be aware of what we’re eating and where it comes from… […]

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Food Not Bombs is a grassroots, revolutionary project that has chapters in most American and international cities and many small towns all over the world. FNB is completely community organized and made up of autonomous chapters that serve free vegetarian food as a positive action protest against war and poverty. Started in 1980 in Cambridge, MA […]

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Can I just take a moment and to tell you how great Jessie and Eugene from Ashtanga Montreal are? They are great- so great! They are the most fun teachers/performers/parents/partners/people to work with/around/near ever. Their energy is fantastic, they are both absolutely wonderful yoga teachers with very different teaching styles and approaches but when they […]

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Mmmmm…. I just finished having dinner with my new friend Laurie Lane (owner of Fresh and Wild Raw Foods) who is a raw chocolateer here in Portland- she was telling me about the best raw chocolate from New York by Fine and Raw and the amazing behind-the-scenes video of their production. Mmmmmm…. Check out each […]

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A beautiful online, member supported project to collect and disseminate the works of Chögyam Trungpa. Including a radio program, writing and links from various members of the Shambhala community worldwide and a wealth of resources. http://chronicleproject.com/index.html

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The cashew (Anacardium Occidentale) is a tree in the flowering plant family Anacardiaceae. The plant is native to northeastern Brazil. The cashew is a relative to poison ivy, poison oak and mangoes. The hard seed surrounding the “nut” contains an irritant latex. The large red, fleshy organs called Cashew “Apples” attract animal dispersers and are […]

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Ok, keeping in the Halloween spirit… This is kind of gross. But so cool! Kittiwat Unarrom is the son of a baker and an art student inspired by anatomy books and forensic museums, he uses dough, raisins, cashews and chocolate to create works that are totally edible… and also vegetarian!! Via shape + colour   […]

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Just in time for Halloween from the creator of foodhacking.com comes Delicious Corpse- a project based on the surrealist writing game ‘Exquisite Corpse’. Delicious Corpse uses key words like ingredients, meal types, and preparation techniques to randomly generate menus and accompanying shopping lists for up to 7 courses! http://www.deliciouscorpse.com/

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I find that taking a moment to appreciate my meal before eating always makes the food taste better. Whether you bless your food or give thanks for it, whether you pray to God or Gaia. It’s important to remember that your food got to you somehow, and all the people or circumstances that made your […]