We all know the phrase, ‘“If you don’t use it; you lose it.” Our balance is no exception. If we don’t consistently use or challenge our balance, it will diminish. Balance is a key reaction that we need in order to maintain an upright posture throughout various positions in daily living, whether the body is still or in motion.
Each month the Co-op’s Register Round Up program gives shoppers the opportunity to support local non-profits by rounding up their total to the nearest dollar. Since the program was established in April 2013, co-op shoppers have donated more than $200,000 by rounding up at the register! This year, we received 23 applications for the Register [...]
Sea Moss: Nature’s Gift from the Sea by Tammy Washington, PhD Founder & CEO, The SMG Lady Sea moss is known around the world as nature’s “Super Food.” Also referred to as Irish Moss, sea moss is an edible seaweed that grows in the ocean. It is a vegetable of the sea, containing an abundance [...]
Stress Management by Sarah Woodward, PT, DPT Pivot Physical Therapy Point Breeze Let’s face it, 2020 was a stressful year; it’s to be expected when we are faced with so much that feels outside of our control. However, there’s good news. While we can’t always control our stressors, we can control how we respond to [...]
Celebrate “Thank a Local Farmer” Week September 19-September 2 The Pennsylvania House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee is sponsoring “Thank a Local Farmer” week September 19-25. We’re taking action by supporting local farmers and donating a portion of our organic and local produce sales to Pasa to further support local food systems. Four Seasons Produce [...]
The Rachel Carson EcoVillage is a new cohousing community where people and nature thrive together. It will be Pittsburgh’s first ecovillage, and it will be built on the Eden Hall Campus of Chatham University. The legacy of Rachel Carson, one of Chatham’s most well-known graduates, is the inspiration for the ecovillage. The community will have [...]
How relaxed time in nature benefits our health by Moshe Sherman, Medical Qigong Therapist, Cloud Gate Pittsburgh Life is beautiful when we truly feel we are in connection! Our modern life, as flashy as it may seem, often disconnects us from this beautiful planet we inhabit and from the bodies we are here to enjoy. [...]
As the cold and flu season continues, it is good to have simple herbal remedies on hand. Common kitchen herbs can shorten the duration of a virus and take the edge off unpleasant symptoms.
Becoming a Co-op member-owner not only makes good economic sense, it’s a choice that affords many social benefits! You’re joining a dynamic community of happy, healthy people that are invested in a creative vision to transform the future. Membership demonstrates a commitment toward building a sustainable business that is open to everyone, operates democratically, and [...]
As summer rolls in, we’re especially excited about camping around the Pittsburgh area! There are plenty of great spots within a few hours’ drive from here. At 3 Rivers Outdoor Company, we’re always happy to help you plan your next camping adventure, and we have both new and used gear at our Regent Square storefront [...]