food

Posted by admin on January 9, 2014 in Nourish
When I left my small hometown of Hudson, Massachusetts a year ago to join WWOOF (WorldWide  Opportunities  on  Organic  Farms) on  the  island  of O'ahu, I wanted to reconnect my roots back to the land.  I started with the basics: learn how to grow my own food.  My path then lead me to Kahumana Organic Farm and Café.  The...
Posted by admin on December 18, 2013 in Nourish
Today on WLHQ, we are taking our insights into the kitchen, where our Director of Partnerships and resident comedienne, Lydia, has our health covered in this homemade remedy for what ails you. Make a big ol’ pot of this soup, put the extra in your fridge, and just eat it all the time. It’s delicious and will keep you safe from harm (and also dangerous kissing, because so much garlic). PLAGUE...
Posted by Karina on October 31, 2013 in Nourish
Chances are, you live in a city. And perhaps you don’t think about farmers all that much.  You might even find it strange that we here at Wanderlust are slightly obsessed with our favorite farmer, Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms in Swoope, VA.  Those of you who have seen Joel talk at our festivals, however, know that it’s easy to fall fast for this hilarious, intelligent and charismatic...
Posted by admin on October 17, 2013 in Nourish
Wanderlust O'ahu 2014 Speakeasy guest speaker, Kimi Werner, was recently featured in the Huffington Post, sharing the myriad ways in which she lives off the land in Hawaii.  While we're not normally prone to make sweeping generalizations, by and large, we think it's safe to presume that there are at least 5 ways in which Kimi Werner's food foraging habits differ from those of most of our...
Posted by admin on October 12, 2013 in Nourish
Today, Saturday, October 12, people all around the globe are mobilizing to March Against Monsanto, voicing their opposition of the use of genetically-modified seeds and foods, and to rail against the government protection that has been afforded to the U.S-based Agriculture Biotechnology giant.  The organizers behind the march state that, "In the United States, the FDA, the agency tasked...
Posted by admin on August 21, 2013 in Nourish
When overwhelmed with making choices about food two simple rules to follow are: eat locally and eat seasonally. These two rules are nothing new. They are basic principles that not until recently had to be culturally revisited. In Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science, living with the seasons holds ancient truths that can lead us to a happier and healthier life. Not sure? Is it manageable? Try this:...