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Organic as a way of life!

General Info

Organic Consumers Association "an online and grassroots non-profit campaigning for health, justice and sustainability"
Organic Trade Association "membership-based business association, who's mission is to promote and protect the growth of organic trade"
The Organic Center "Mission Statement: To generate credible, peer reviewed scientific information and communicate the verifiable benefits of organic farming and products to society" Cool site!

Skin & Body Care
Aveda hair, skin, aromatherapy & make-up products
Aroma Vera comprehensive line of aromatherapy products
Aubrey Organics extensive line of hair and skin and products
Toms of Maine natural toothpaste, deodorant, shaving cream, mouthwash, shampoo, flossing ribbon, soap
Kiss My Face extensive line of skin, hair and beauty products "never animal-tests any product, or uses any unnecessary chemicals."
Beehive Botanicals hair, skin and personal care products, all which "use at least one of the gifts of the honeybee: pollen, royal jelly, propolis, honey."
Honeycombe Botanicals organic bee products. Skin care, tinctures, oils and supplements
Organic Essentials organic cotton tampons, 1-800 ordering
Natracare non-chlorine bleached natural feminine hygiene products
Country Rose Soap handmade soaps, herbal bath and beauty products "made with our own organically grown herbs and flowers."
MOP Modern Organic Products. "Committed to providing a new standard in professional products for hair and skin".
Solstice Natural Soap "handmade soap scented with pure essential oils, colored with herbs and natural botanicals"
Blue Bell Naturals soaps, cremes, cleansers, scrubs and toners
Eibo all natural goat milk soap
Sue's Salves Sue has combined her love of organic gardening, medical astrology and natural healing "to create skin salves unlike any other". All current offerings planted by the 2009 Moon Calendar. Free shipping.

Spas & Vacations
Rancho La Puerta Tecate, Mexico "Where the fitness revolution began in 1940...The Ranch was the world's first fitness spa. Here originated almost all of the concepts, the techniques, thestructured program now followed by nearly every major resort/retreat"
Cal-a-Vie Vista, Ca 23 people per week attend this ultimate luxury spa
New Age Health Spa a reasonably priced holistic retreat 2 hours north of NYC
Pura Vida Retreat "yoga, meditation and renewal" in the mountains above Alajuela, Costa Rica
Spa-Finders Comprehensive on-line spa data-base
Organic Tuscany week-long "farm to table" organic cooking courses and tastings in the hills of Tuscany
Green Hotels Association comprehensive, nationwide list of "Green Hotels" and environmentally-friendly properties

Yoga Paths good link site of yoga schools and traditions
Yoga Basics visual examples of various yoga positions
OmYoga established and directed by Cyndi Lee, since 1998
Jivamukti Yoga Center NYC spiritual resource center inspired by the work of Shri K. Pattabhi Jois. On-line gift boutique.
Yoga Sutra possible the only NYC yoga school offering afternoon Mysore Ashtanga. Also classes in Iyengar and Vinyasa
yoga yoga so nice they named it twice. Offering Vinyasa, led Ashtanga, Hatha, Yoga basics and meditation.
Sivananda Yoga large and comprehensive site from this non-profit org.
Kundalini Archive general info and articles
Yoga Oasis retreat center on the Big Island of Hawaii
Byron Bay Yoga retreats in Byron Bay(Australia), Bali and Thailand

The Natural Child Project "children reflect the treatment they receive"
Pregnancy and Parenting a large and comprehensive site with its own archival search engine
That First Step organic food and a healthier future
Earth's Best nutritional as well as medical, social and general info from this manufacturer of organic baby food
Solonia Organic Cotton Children's Clothing offers certified organic cotton garments, dye-free, chemical-free
Ecobaby organic cotton diapers, bedding and clothing
Nature's One organic toddler formula
VegFamily a comprehensive online resource for vegan families and parents
Made 2 Matche organic cotton clothing for babies, toddlers, moms and dads
Crayon Rocks vibrant non-toxic soy wax crayons, colored with natural mineral powders

Ask Dr. Weil yup...the guy with the beard
Mayo Health Oasis a general resource site from the Mayo Clinic
AARP American Association of Retired Persons
Fifty Plus.net comprehensive resource from the Canadian Association of Retired Persons
Prostate Cancer Info comprehensive news and information site from the National Cancer Institute
Arthritis Foundation a general resource and info site
American Diabetes Association a general resource and info site
That First Step organic food and a healthier future

Natura dog and cat foods. Brands include: Innova, Evo, California Natural, Healthwise, Mother Nature and Karma.
Castor & Pollux makers of Organix and Natural Ultramix dog foods, cat foods and treats
Newman's Own "organic beef formulas for cats and dogs... 95% organic grain free"
Kushtush organic 100% cotton pet beds and futons
Global Dog and cats too! Foods, treats, toys, beds, shampoos, skin care and pest control products
The Whole Dog foods, healthcare products and articles of interest
Plain Brown Tabby certified organic catnip, honeysuckle and valerian toys
Only Natural Pet Store large on-line retailer. Natural products, holistic remedies, organic food, vitamins & supplements, flea and tick control products for cats and dogs.
Alternative Pet Health a guide to holistic pet care
HolisticVetPetCare holistic veterinary medicine and homeopathy for animals
DOGA yoga for dogs. A book by Jennifer Brilliant of NYC's Om Yoga Center. Get down with your dog!
Non-Toxic Art Supplies
Art and Creative Services Institute "founded in 1936 to assist it's members for art and creative materials that are non-toxic"
Non-Toxic Oil Painting a concise informational page on "painting with oils the non-toxic way"
Eco Art Supplies "eco friendly, sustainable art supplies"
Createx Colors water-based acrylic paints. "Non-toxic and in accordance to ASTM-D4236 standards".
Creative Papers Online recycled organic papers and fibers
Crayon Rocks vibrant non-toxic soy wax crayons, colored with natural mineral powders
CeramicSuppliesNow Mayco non-toxic glazes
AMACO "we formulate and manufacture over 586 lead-free glazes for schools and professional use"
Green Building Supply non-toxic stains and sealers