Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Mother's Day 2009

May this find you well.

Mother's Day 2009 is almost here and we updated this info first offered in 2002. May it be of use to you and THANK YOU MOTHERS EVERYWHERE!


In honor of the true intention of Mother’s Day, Green Dove, Reiki Peace and Wellness Arts and Indiana Holistic Health Network has assembled a variety of information and resources within the Bloomington community and others from the web. Many are women’s groups working to advocate peacemaking. We hope that you honor your Mother and all Mothers today and every day, and that you find something useful here for yourself or someone you care about.
Happy Mother’s Day!

ON MOTHER’S DAY by Denise Breeden-Ost - In 1870, Julia Ward Howe invented Mother's Day. Or did she? Howe might not recognize her "Mothers' Day for Peace". Here is Howe's "Mother's Day Proclamation":

Another Mother for Peace – Another Mother for Peace is a non-profit, non-partisan association dedicated to eliminating the use of war as a means of solving disputes among nations, people and ideologies.

Middle Way House and Middle Way Food Works strive to end violence in the lives of women and children -
Indiana Holistic Health Network has a resources in its directory to women’s and wellness related information

Reiki Peace and Wellness Arts will give any mother a 10% discount on Reiki Gift Certificates and appointments made through the month of May!, 812-331-0886

Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom -

BABS - Bloomington Area Birth Services - Bloomington Area Birth Services, Inc., is a group of women trained and experienced in childbirth and postpartum issues.

Indiana Birthing Choices - It is the vision of CHOICES to improve the quality of and sensitivity toward pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting ways.

Planned Parenthood of Indiana –

Community Health Access Program provides a variety of services to women and the community at large.

Local Food Bloomington – a Green Dove project provides links to Community Food resources in the Bloomington area.

Women Writing for a Change - is a creative writing class which supports the lives of women

Women Inspire – is a 501c3 non-for-profit organization, providing networking opportunities for women in a supportive environment.

Hoosier Raging Grannies - The Raging Grannies sing to say enough of violence

The Endwright Center – 7500 West Reeves Rd. 876-7500
National Association of Women -

Green Dove Network, Inc. is a non-profit and a project of the 501c3 Center for Sustainable Living –

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Rawluck Raw Food Potluck and Raw Food Day!

Next Rawluck April 19 Sun 6 PM!!
Location: Steph's House, 1032 East Maxwell Lane (near Bryan Park)
PLEASE BRING LAWN CHAIRS if you want to sit :-)
Parking: On Sunday it is legal to park on Maxwell without permit,
please do not park at Steph's as we may need carport to eat under if
it is raining.
For recipe ideas, see
If new to Living and Raw Foods, bring a pineapple, salad, bowl of raw nuts, etc.
We prefer all foods to be organic, please bring dish for 6-8 people.
If you bring enough to share leftovers we exchange foods when
contact Andy at with any questions.

see attached poster for details!!

Last Rawluck Mar 28 was HUGE success!!! We had nine people bring some
awesome savory dishes, including pizza, gazpacho, amazing cookies,
salads, living quinoa tabouleh, raw hummus, pineapple, walnuts, et al

The Center for Sustainable Living
323 South Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
(812) 332-8796

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

IHHN Merchant Pages

Hope this finds you in good health. Just a quick note to let you know that Real Compost now has a merchant page with the IHHN! If you are an organic gardener and in the Bloomington, IN area you may want to check out Dave Parson's Real Compost!

Check out the Earth Day opportunities and growing number of green events on the IHHN Calendar.

Do you have alternative health news that you would like to share with the Indiana Holistic Health Network? If yes, make sure you are listed in our directory, then send us your information in the form of an article for consideration.

Non-profit organizations can send items for free listing to our calendar (posted as time allows)