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.
Director & Producer, Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds, New York, NY
The vast majority of seeds is now in the hands of a few multinational companies. Why is that an issue? This week we look at the the implications for farmers, the Earth, and our plate and the critical importance of seed sovereignty.
Already 1200 strong, a growing movement of businesses is setting the standard for a new world economy, and it includes people, the planet, and profit. Tune in to discover how they are maximizing positive impact beyond their products and how the work you do can begin to the change the world.
Integrative Clinical Nutrition Therapist, Bauman College, Boulder, CO
Matching the topic of biochemical individuality with the world of nutrients, particularly vitamins and minerals, an expert joins the AOC Team to discuss how a person's physical and genetic landscape affect their personal nutritional needs.
In this episode we celebrate the truly breathtaking world of spices, a precious commodity that has been traded for thousands of years between cultures and countries. Come on this journey with the AOC Team and explore the health benefits and culinary uses of spices.