Recipe for Success: Beet, Fennel, Fig & Cranberry-Sage

Whether we’re giving thanks for a lottery win or for more subtle gifts, this salad is a celebratory start for a feast to remember. What would you do if you won a $53,000 lottery? When Bart Potenza and Joy Pierson had the good fortune to ask themselves that question nearly two decades ago, their answer was investing in a new vegan restaurant, New York City’s Candle Cafe, and later, the more upscale Candle 79. Now it’s time for our prize: the release of the “Candle... Read More

Be Kind to Turtles

Looking for inspiration on World Kindness Day? No al consumo de huevos! Poaching turtle eggs and selling them to bars and restaurants is a major threat to endangered sea turtles. But newly established Cotorco, a group dedicated to  the conservation of marine turtles surrounding Corcovado National Park on Costa Rica’s remote Osa peninsula, is working to educate against poaching and overfishing. Their cause gently reminds us that the things we buy to eat or wear have implications... Read More

Believe Nothing

 “Believe nothing.
No matter 
where you read it, or who said it, even if I have said it, unless it agrees with you own reason and your own common sense."

               - Buddha

“The same molecules
that make up the food
we consume become
the molecules of our
minds and bodies.
So, unless you grow
your own food, you
should choose a
farmer as carefully as
 you choose your 
doctor or pastor.”

  _ Tim Willey, Farmer
             Madera CA
 “If man made it… don’t eat





        - Jack LaLanne

  “If we are
 always arriving and
 departing, it is also
 true that we are 
 eternally anchored. 
 One's destination is 
 never a place but 
 rather a new way of 
 looking at things."

           - Henry Miller
  “The rest of the
 world lives to eat…
 I eat to live.”
- Socrates
“Teachers open the door, 

you must enter by 


         - Chinese proverb

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