How Tierra Farm Came to Be By Jeff SimmsGunther Fishgold is a passionate steward of the environment who’s refused to lose sight of where he came from along the way. He has recognized that wealth isn’t everything, and he’s given much of it away—to the people who work with him and to the community in which he lives.Keep reading.
A Walk in the Woods By Brian P.J. CroninTeatown Lake Preserve is a thousand acres and is located in Northern Westchester. People can hike the 15 miles of trails, bird watch, attend camp or attend a lecture. It’s a special place to help the next generation of Hudson Valley residents fall in love with nature by connecting them to the land.Keep reading.
Maharishi University of Management By Michael Durante Jr.This Iowa-based university has put consciousness at its core since 1974. A fully accredited nonprofit university, MUM offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in familiar subjects, yet the school’s approach to learning would seem unfamiliar to most. What MUM calls “Consciousness-Based education” allows students to “discover the field of pure consciousness within themselves as the source of all knowledge.”Keep reading.
Fiercely and Deliciously Local By ML BallBrian Arnoff’s Kitchen Sink Food & Drink’s mission is simple: serve delicious, affordable food that guests will want to return to week after week. The intimate atmosphere evokes a warm, welcoming kitchen. Farm-to-table isn’t a modern catchphrase; it’s literally true.Keep reading.
Supersoul Farm By Jeff SimmsRaghunath Cappo and his wife Bridget moved out of New York City and found their niche with Supersoul Farm. It’s not a yoga resort but an educational facility where people can study deeper facets of spirituality and natural living; a place where all walks of life and levels of experience are welcome.Keep reading.