Resources

Here are some links we hope you will find useful.

Healthy Eating

Forks Over Knives  A wonderful movie that explains the science and practical experience of eating a whole foods plant-based diet.  Includes the work of Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn.

The China Study The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health, by Dr. T. Colin Campbell.

Cowspiracy  The surprising documentary that demonstrates that eating animal products contributes more to climate change than the entire transportation sector.

NutritionFacts.org  Video and article investigations that separate facts from fiction regarding what’s healthy to eat.   Answer: plants.

Harvard Farmers Market  Open each summer and fall on Saturday mornings, this locally managed market provides the best in fresh fruits, vegetables and entertainment.

Idylwilde Farm  It’s easy to eat a whole foods plant-based diet when the fruits and vegetables are delicious.  Idylwilde provides the very best produce around.

 

 

Fitness

Bare Hill Rowing  High school and community rowing program.  Learn to row on our beautiful pond!

Bare Hill Triathlon  Sprint triathlon held in town each June.

Bravehearts  25 and 50 mile bike ride held annually in July.

The Durga Studio Learn from an amazing yoga and spiritual teacher in Harvard.  

Harvard Park & Rec  Town recreation website.

Swymfit  Local pool and fitness center.

Kripalu  Center for yoga and health in Lenox, MA.

Canyon Ranch   Health resort and luxury spa in Lenox, MA.

Emerson Health & Wellness Center  At Emerson hospital.

Personal Growth

TED talk on Vulnerability by Brene Brown

 

Sustainable Living

350.org  The leading organization focused on reducing climate change. Lead advocate for “keep it in the ground” movement and divesting investments in fossil fuels.

James Hansen  The website of our most prominent climate scientist. First testified to Congress about the “greenhouse effect” in the mid-1980s. Previous head of the Goddard Institute at NASA and now at Columbia University.  See his latest research and conclusions.

Cowspiracy The documentary that demonstrates that eating animal products contributes more to climate change than the entire transportation sector. Go vegan and help save the planet.

Grist

Harvard Solar Garden

Fruitlands

Mass Audubon