Founder & Executive Director, Lipstick Angels, Los Angeles, CA
The Lipstick Angels are an important non-profit providing non-toxic natural beauty treatments to cancer patients in hospitals, helping people feel a sense of self again by feeling beautiful during a vulnerable time.
New parents: tune in! This hour helps guide you while you wean from breast milk and transition into solid foods. Learn how to make homemade baby food and which nutrients your child will need through toddler days and into early childhood.
The most nutrient dense foods of all are often called superfoods. The AOC Team responds to an important topic that was requested by our listeners, focusing on the top five most nutrient dense foods. What are they? How can you eat them? When should you eat them? What do they do?
Producer & Co-Director, Landfill Harmonic, Los Angeles, CA
In a celebration of the human heart, mind, and spirit, this hour looks at the documentary that tells the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, Paraguay. Through the eyes of the young musicians, their teacher, and a carpenter who makes instruments from trash, we can all learn the lesson that coming from nothing is not an excuse to do nothing.
Founder & President, Bauman College, Penngrove, CA
While it is the foundation for a healthy society, not every community has access to nutritious food and education about how to make better choices. This episode looks at important work being done by a non-profit organization in Philadelphia to help neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers, and policymakers work together to address the challenges of health and food security.
Author, Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion, Brooklyn, NY
As society transitions to more healthier choices for food, natural body care, and greener transportation, one area of daily life remaining largely unchanged is our clothing. This hour looks at the social, environmental, and economic costs of the apparel industry and ways we can start improving lives everywhere with the choices we make today.
As Farmers Markets bustle with people and burst with produce, so does Nautre show her most abundant side. This hour is devoted to the identification of which wild foods you can include on your plate, how to prepare them, and the inherent benefit of deepening our own relationship to Mother Earth.
Founder & President, Bauman College, Penngrove, CA
From food and water to shelter and equipment, this hour delivers tried and true tips from the AOC Team and its audience about how to make this summer's camping trips the safest, easiest and most enjoyable outdoor adventures yet.
Creating sustainable support for communities in need requires innovation, thought-partnership, and big hearts. Hear today about a non-profit that expanded the common model of giving to become the largest employer in a small town of Africa.
Founder & Owner, Earl's Organic Produce, San Francisco, CA
In this hour we are thinking beyond the meat and exploring the world of produce. From expert tips on how to grill the season's bounty to simple, delicious recipes and the best flavor combinations, this is the episode that will get your grilling season started right.
Director of Product Development, Badger Balm, Gilsum, NH
What does all of the sunscreen lingo actually mean - SPF, UVA, UVB, Zinc? Which natural sunscreen is best for your health and what do their labels mean? Team Organic speaks with an expert about what we can do to protect ourselves from the sun's potentially harmful rays while still enjoying the call of the outdoors.
Veterinarian & Co-Author, Canine Nutrigenomics, Garden Grove, CA
Much like us, the well-being of a dog is dependent on food and lifestyle. Tune in this hour to discover how to evaluate commercial pet foods, how to supplement your dog's diet with whole foods from your fridge, and what other recommendations will make your companion's life as happy and healthy as possible.
Author & Health, Wellness, Raw Food & Detox Expert, Los Angeles, CA
The Raw Food Diet is the antidote to high heat and extensive food processing, but is it for everyone? International raw food expert Ani Phyo shares with us the specifics of how raw food works, what the health benefits are, and how anyone can improve their diet with simple raw food upgrades to their everyday meal planning.
Co-Founder & Video Guru, Food Guru, San Francisco, CA
In the final part of our Mother's Day Series, a filmmaker and her mother tell their story of creating a business together and how they combine the skills of the millennial and baby boomer generations to help business professionals how to tell their own story.
In Part Two of our Mother's Day Series, we visit the pages of a beautiful new memoir, Orchard House: How a Neglected Garden Taught One Family to Grow, and speak with the author about what happens when, on a common ground, differences become cherished strengths.
In a month-long feature on motherhood throughout the month of May, we look first at a family whose business is based on caring for Mother Nature. The mother-daughter duo discusses similarities in raising a family and tending to the land, and the opportunities to build upon the wisdom from each generation.
Vanilla has become a synonym for plain and predictable. Yet this spice has one of the most special stories you've never heard. Travel with us in Malagasy stories and develop a new appreciation for the orchid that produces one of the most fundamental flavors of modern cuisine.
The science of Ayurveda teaches us how to live in balance with our own nature and with nature around us. By eating detoxifying foods in the spring, hydrating foods in the summer, and grounding foods in the winter, we follow the seasonal rhythms of the harvest and of our own bodies.
A look at front and backyard gardens, sustainable approaches to garden design, and everything we can do to make our summertime in the garden as fun and as ecologically and environmentally friendly as possible.
What do a music movement and a food movement have in common? The power to change the face of obesity, encourage living sustainably and instilling healthy habits in our youth. Tune in this week to hear how one program is using hip hop as a tool for change.
This hour goes beyond spirituality into what Jung called "the privilege of a lifetime" - "to become who you truly are." Join us as we explore the opportunity for personal growth within yourself and through community.