Announcing a Freemium version! Get your FREE subscription to Organic Insider today!

Organic Avenue Opens Pop-Up Store in Midtown Manhattan

Organic Avenue Opens Pop-Up Store in Midtown Manhattan

Organic Avenue, one of New York City’s hottest organic concepts, just opened a pop-up store in Midtown Manhattan, on 57th Street near the corner of 5th Avenue. When I went to go visit it the other day, I was in complete shock the moment I saw the massive Organic Avenue orange sign from halfway down […]

NYC Restaurant Visits/Pictures
LivingMaxwell.com

Organic Avenue, one of New York City’s hottest organic concepts, just opened a pop-up store in Midtown Manhattan, on 57th Street near the corner of 5th Avenue.

When I went to go visit it the other day, I was in complete shock the moment I saw the massive Organic Avenue orange sign from halfway down the block.

I said to myself “I can’t believe how big that sign is. This is awesome!”

Why was I so excited? Read more »


Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods John Mackey Discusses Healthy Eating, New Stores in Harlem and Detroit, Wellness Clubs

Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Whole Foods John Mackey Discusses Healthy Eating, New Stores in Harlem and Detroit, W

I was at the Tribeca Whole Foods in New York City this morning to hear a presentation by John Mackey, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the company. The crux of what John Mackey discussed was healthy eating and how the overarching philosophy of Whole Foods is to improve people’s health by emphasizing a plant-based diet. He […]

Company Stories GMO John Mackey NYC Organic News Whole Foods
LivingMaxwell.com

I was at the Tribeca Whole Foods in New York City this morning to hear a presentation by John Mackey, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of the company.

The crux of what John Mackey discussed was healthy eating and how the overarching philosophy of Whole Foods is to improve people’s health by emphasizing a plant-based diet.

He also talked about some other very interesting initiatives, including opening stores in inner cities and a status update on the Wellness Clubs. Read more »


Making Medicine on a Saturday Afternoon in NYC

Making Medicine on a Saturday Afternoon in NYC

I just got out of my Ashtanga yoga class and came home to make some medicine. I believe that food is medicine, and the best medicine we can put into our bodies is fresh, organic juice. What you see above is living and curative nutrition. Juicing takes time and effort, but your body and mind […]

Health Juice/Smoothies NYC
LivingMaxwell.com

I just got out of my Ashtanga yoga class and came home to make some medicine.

I believe that food is medicine, and the best medicine we can put into our bodies is fresh, organic juice. What you see above is living and curative nutrition.

Juicing takes time and effort, but your body and mind will thank you for doing it. Read more »


My Lunch at The Prana Cafe in Newton, MA

My Lunch at The Prana Cafe in Newton, MA

This past weekend I was in Boston and had lunch with a friend of mine at The Prana Cafe in Newton, MA. Here is the organic lunch that we had.

Boston Organic Restaurants Restaurant Visits/Pictures
LivingMaxwell.com

This past weekend I was in Boston and had lunch with a friend of mine at The Prana Cafe in Newton, MA.

Here is the organic lunch that we had. Read more »


The Two Best Organic Salads in New York City

The Two Best Organic Salads in New York City

While there are many great organic restaurants in New York City, the quality of the salad varies from place to place. For me, the key factors that determine whether an organic salad is noteworthy or not are freshness, taste, uniqueness of ingredients, presentation, and value. At the end of the day, however, there is one […]

NYC Organic
LivingMaxwell.com

While there are many great organic restaurants in New York City, the quality of the salad varies from place to place.

For me, the key factors that determine whether an organic salad is noteworthy or not are freshness, taste, uniqueness of ingredients, presentation, and value.

At the end of the day, however, there is one dominant reason that these two are listed below – these are the ones that I think about and crave on a regular basis.

SUN IN BLOOM’S BELLA DIVINE

Sun in Bloom in Brooklyn is the absolute hidden gem of the New York City organic restaurant scene. This may be the only restaurant I go to where I have a strong desire to order the entire menu and everything in the refrigerator case.

Given that I do have to limit myself, I never fail to order the Bella Divine. Read more »


Recap of Green Festival NYC This Past Weekend

Recap of Green Festival NYC This Past Weekend

This past weekend I attended the Green Festival NYC held at the Jacob Javits Center. It was the first time that this event had been held, and I was impressed with what I saw. Aside from the numerous speakers, I discovered many companies involved with recycling – recycled clothes, recycled bags, recycled wallets – water […]

NYC Organic Festivals
LivingMaxwell.com

This past weekend I attended the Green Festival NYC held at the Jacob Javits Center. It was the first time that this event had been held, and I was impressed with what I saw.

Aside from the numerous speakers, I discovered many companies involved with recycling – recycled clothes, recycled bags, recycled wallets – water purifiers, organic soaps and beauty products, and a wide variety of other holistic products and services.

In terms of organic food, here were a few of the highlights: Read more »


Last Night’s Book Party in NYC for Meg Cadoux Hirshberg’s FOR BETTER OR FOR WORK

Last Night's Book Party in NYC for Meg Cadoux Hirshberg's FOR BETTER OR FOR WORK

(With Gary and Meg Cadoux Hirshberg) Last night, Inc. Magazine hosted a book party for Meg Cadoux Hirshberg’s For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families. Meg Hirshberg, a fellow Brown University alum and columnist at Inc., is part of the founding family of Stonyfield, one of the iconic brands […]

Events NYC
LivingMaxwell.com

(With Gary and Meg Cadoux Hirshberg)

Last night, Inc. Magazine hosted a book party for Meg Cadoux Hirshberg’s For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families.

Meg Hirshberg, a fellow Brown University alum and columnist at Inc., is part of the founding family of Stonyfield, one of the iconic brands in the organic food world.

For Better or For Work gives readers an inside glimpse of the very early days at Stonyfield, the struggles that Meg and her husband Gary, Co-Founder and Chairman of Stonyfield, faced on both a professional and personal basis, and advice for entrepreneurs who work with their significant others.
Read more »