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Lotus & Aduki Bean

Published: Friday,20 June, 2014

Here are two fantastic appetizer recipes from macrobiotic chef Mutsuko Johnson who taught them to the students on her Seasonal Kitchen course at Concord in Summer 2012 . During the week-long workshop Mutsuko introduced the students to many […]

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5 Elements

Published: Tuesday,17 June, 2014

On June 28-29th we will host a brand new workshop at the institute; ‘The Power of 5 Elements – Creating a Healthy Presence‘ is a 2 day bodywork course exploring […]

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The Breeze At Dawn

Published: Monday,16 June, 2014

As we sleepily settle in to another Monday we are reminded of the words of extraordinary 13th Century poet Jelaluddin Rumi. The Breeze At Dawn The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell […]

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A Vital Conversation

Published: Friday,13 June, 2014

Last week we posted Japanese macrobiotic chef Mutusuko Johnson‘s fantastic recipe for Green Tea Dumplings. Ahead of her Seasonal Cooking Intensive workshop in July, community member Will Greenbank spoke with Mutusuko about […]

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Relearning Nature’s Voice

Published: Wednesday,11 June, 2014

Community member Tania Coke recalls her experiences in the wake of the devastating Japanese earthquake of 2011 which enabled her to foster a new relationship with nature. Relearning Nature’s Voice: Earth, River, […]

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Green Tea Dumplings

Published: Friday,6 June, 2014

  Green Tea Dumplings This recipe comes from Japanese macrobiotic chef Mutsuko Johnson who taught it to the participants of her Japanese Home Cooking course at Concord last June. During the […]

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The North Star

Published: Wednesday,4 June, 2014

Community member Stephen Hopper offers some thoughts on how we see the world around us, alternative perspectives and why we should always question our assumptions. The North Star, a dizzy kid […]

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A Walk

Published: Monday,2 June, 2014

A Walk My eyes already touch the sunny hill. going far ahead of the road I have begun. So we are grasped by what we cannot grasp; it has inner […]

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Charming Chocolate Cake

Published: Thursday,29 May, 2014

Charming Chocolate Cake Another fantastic recipe from leading macrobiotic chef Melanie Waxman. This time, a delicious chocolate cake! Ingredients Cake: 1 cup organic whole wheat pastry flour 1 cup organic […]

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Closed Path

Published: Tuesday,27 May, 2014

Closed Path   I thought that my voyage had come to its end at the last limit of my power,—that the path before me was closed, that provisions were exhausted […]

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