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Licking County Local Food Council Wins Award

The Licking County Convention and Visitors Bureau awarded the Local Food Council’s Local Food Week “Event of the Year” at its 2014 Impact Awards ceremony. Local Food Week was held August 15-22, and featured locally-sourced menu items offered by 13 restaurants throughout Licking County. The event also showcased a Food Truck Rodeo, held at Dawes Arboretum. Participants in the Local ... Read More »

Natural Awakenings’ Family of Franchises Keeps Growing

Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp. (NAPC) recently welcomed a group of new publishers that completed a December training program at the corporate headquarters in Naples, Florida. The NAPC training staff spent several days with new entrepreneurs who will launch Natural Awakenings magazines in Buffalo and Salt Lake City, plus existing markets in Houston and New Orleans. Company CEO Sharon Bruckman launched ... Read More »

Local Naturopath Receives National Award

Dr. Trudy Pieper, of Phoenix Wellness Center in Johnstown, was recently awarded the American Naturopathic Medical Association (ANMA) “Higher Achievement Award” for 2014, in recognition of “distinguished performance in naturopathic medicine.” Naturopathic doctors avoid drugs or surgery, where possible, and seek alternate means of medical treatment such as dietary changes and herbal remedies. The award was presented to Dr. Pieper ... Read More »

NaturelleGrow Added to PETA’s “Beauty Without Bunnies” List

Central Ohio hair growth company NaturelleGrow is now part of a database of over 1,300 brands that do not test their products on animals, including Tom’s of Maine and The Body Shop. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) maintains this catalogue of companies. The NaturelleGrow lines of cleansers, conditioners, moisturizers, oils and balms, and leave-in treatments are all-natural, ... Read More »

Local Matters Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Online Campaign

In May, nonprofit food education organization Local Matters successfully reached their $10,000 donation effort, entitled “Seeding the Future”, needed to fund a series of summer programs to educate children about the origins, properties and preparation techniques of healthy food. More than 1,400 kids will participate in the “Food Matters in Your Garden” summer series. The initial goal was to raise ... Read More »

Ecohouse Solar Wins Green America’s “People & Planet Award”

Ecohouse Solar, a locally-owned and operated solar installation company, has been chosen as one of three national winners in the “Green Homes” category for the quarterly “People & Planet Award” given by national nonprofit sustainability organization Green America. The award recognizes businesses for their dedication to cultivating a green economy. Kevin Eigel, Ecohouse president and owner, will use the $5000 ... Read More »

Natural Awakenings Central Ohio Organizes First Annual Women’s Winter Wellness Warmer

Natural Awakenings Central Ohio would like to acknowledge all the sponsors of our inaugural Women’s Winter Wellness Warmer event this past January 31. Those sponsors include: Active Edge Chiropractic, The Best Bra Company, Center for Alternative Medicine, Center for Spiritual Living, Dunigan Real Estate Group, Earth Fare, Essential Oils from Lori Vaas, Hilliard-Rome Chiropractic & Rehab, Inspiration to Movement, Isagenix, Isha ... Read More »

Mockingbird Meadows’ Owners Named 2013 Homesteaders of the Year

Mockingbird Meadows, a unique farm model combining sustainable beekeeping and medicinal herbs with a focus on education, has been named by Mother Earth News as one of six 2013 Homesteaders of the Year. The national award is given by the magazine each year to kickoff International Homesteading Education Month. Owners Dawn and Carson Combs live and work on 3.5 acres designated as ... Read More »

Nelsonville Music Festival Approached Zero Waste At This Year’s Event

The Appalachia Ohio Zero Waste Initiative (AOZWI), a program facilitated by sustainability and social justice organization, Rural Action, brought together over 170 volunteers and concert attendees to help the four-day Nelsonville Music Festival (NMF) close in on their goal of being 90% or greater zero waste, a process in which all refuse material is able to be diverted from landfills ... Read More »

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