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Natural Awakenings Fairfield & Southern Litchfield Counties

March 2024 Letter From Publisher

Feb 29, 2024 10:00AM ● By Erica Mills
Erica Mills

Erica Mills

As we welcome the arrival of March, I am delighted to reach out to you with the warmth and positivity that spring brings. The longer days and the promise of more sunshine lift our spirits and remind us of the rejuvenating power of nature. Spring is a time of renewal, a gentle nudge from Mother Earth to embrace growth, wellness and vibrant living.

In this issue, we focus on the nourishment of both body and soul, with a special emphasis on Nutrition and Food Trends. Turn to page 14, where you’ll discover the latest insights in “Food Trends for 2024.” Explore innovative culinary approaches that not only tantalize your taste buds, but also contribute to your overall vitality. The article on page 16, “Revolutionizing Our Plates for Vibrant Living,” invites you to rethink your relationship with food, considering how conscious choices can transform your well-being.

As spring blossoms around us, we delve into the importance of ecological balance in “Planting for the Planet” on page 20. Learn how growing herbs at home can provide health benefits, enhance flavor and support local ecosystems while saving money.

On page 24, explore the fascinating world of “Pollinator Corridors.” By advocating for the creation of pollinator corridors—pesticide-free zones with native plants—the piece encourages readers to take small, impactful steps in supporting the well-being of these crucial species, highlighting the interconnectedness of pollinators with global food webs and the environment.

In the spirit of spring, let this issue be a source of inspiration and motivation as you embark on your wellness journey. May the topics we’ve curated empower you to make choices that align with your values and contribute to your overall well-being.

Don’t forget the annual Natural Living Directory is coming next month. If you would like to participate as an advertiser to share your business with your fellow Natural Awakenings readers, please contact us today at 203-885-4674 or email me at [email protected].

Thank you for being a cherished part of our Natural Awakenings community. Your well-being is at the heart of everything we do, and we are honored to be on this journey with you.

Wishing you a season of growth, vitality and joy.

With warmth and gratitude,

Erica Mills, publisher