Growing Up Green

Everywhere we turn, we learn grim news about the state of our natural environment. Climate scientists tell us that we now have fewer than 10 years to change the course of the climate crisis. And so, w

Saving Our Food From Extinction

A personal journey of saving ancient apples in the Lost Orchard When it comes to the produce we eat, variety is more than the spice of life. It’s the key to a healthy, resilient, and sustainable food

Feeding Our Future

These days, it’s easier than ever to access organic food. Thanks to growing consumer demand and growing supply, Canadians spend more than $5 billion a year on organic food and beverages, up a whopping

Supplement Your Day

The buzz around manuka honey Known for its antibacterial and antiviral components, New Zealand’s most famous honey has long been used as a traditional medicine for healing wounds. But it’s useful (and

Mother Nature’s Air Purifiers

Fight airborne toxins in your home by growing certain types of indoor plants.With winter fast approaching, we will be spending more and more time indoors. This is a perfect time to consider some speci

How CBD Helped Me 

Solid research into any ingredient with promising health benefits is vital—and when it comes to CBD, the non-psychoactive component of the Cannabis sativa plant that’s exploded onto the scene in the l

Recovery For People and The Planet

Since the arrival of COVID-19, many cities are reporting cleaner air and less pollution. Are these real, long-term benefits? The truth is a bit more complicated. To ensure that we recover from COVID-1

You’re Super!

We now know that good nutrition is the fundamental building block for a healthy body. But to be clear from the start: the most super way to add body-benefitting foods to your diet is through items tha

The Speed of Stress From 0 to 60

What fears and worries keep you up at night? For my toddler, it’s very specific: big monkeys. For my mother, it’s retirement. Mental health experts say each generation—from kids to seniors—have unique

alive’s 12 Months of Wellness: Sign Up Now

Let’s be real here; 2020 wasn’t an easy year. We’ve been reminded of just how important it us to take care of ourselves and our loved ones, and to put an even bigger focus on our health than ever befo

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