Research Shows Gardening Makes You Healthier

Research Shows Gardening Makes You Healthier

Fiddle figs, ficuses, herb gardens, and air plants. The trend of fashionable greenery continues to grow-- and as Biophiliacs, we’re thrilled about that. (Biophiliacs= those obsessed with all things plant life.)

Besides the aesthetic appeal of pastel petals and lucious leaves, the exposure to nature and plant life has been proven to offer physical and mental benefits to humans. There are a handful of theories as to why this might be, but perhaps the most widely accepted theory addresses our current, and arguably unnatural, state of living.

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How to be a Locavore: A Consumer’s Guide to Eating Local

How to be a Locavore: A Consumer’s Guide to Eating Local

Vegan, flexitarian, paleo, and the latest: locavore. This new style of healthy eating consists only of (or mainly of) locally grown foods. It’s a trend that is aimed at minimizing one’s carbon footprint, finding the most flavorful produce, and supporting the local economy, all for just a few dollars more. If you’re interested in joining the locavore lifestyle, there are a few things to consider when looking for local foods and “farm-to-table” establishments.

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