May 2011

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Save the Manatee club is a nonprofit manatee conservation organization dedicated to protecting manatees and their habitat. Jimmy Buffet co-founded the group along with former US Senator, Bob Graham, when he was governor of Florida in 1981. Adoption program funds help finance emergency rescue response for sick and injured manatees, and for waterway signage, public awareness, research, and much more.

Chocolate-Avocado Parfait with Blueberries & Mint

Chocolate and avocado may sound like an unusual couple, but when these antioxidant- and omega-rich champions get together, the results are scrumptious.

Florida Wildlife Hospital

Help nature’s babies survive by attending the 5th annual baby shower hosted by the town of Palm Shores on Saturday May 21st from 11am-2pm at 5030 Paul Hurtt Lane (1/2 mile north of Pineda Causeway on US 1).

Sea Turtle Preservation Society

The Sea Turtle Preservation Society (STPS) was established to educate the public about marine turtles. It is a not-for profit organization run by volunteers that relies on public donations and memberships for its support. Active volunteers are permitted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Bureau of Imperiled Species, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to work with endangered and threatened sea turtles

Sustainable Beauty

While reading this month’s Green Living article, Sustainable Beauty, I was excited to find my beauty routine is quite eco-friendly. I wish I could claim it was due to my constant mindfulness of my carbon footprint; however, it is more a result of my overall lack of effort in the beauty department.


A good doctor can help you when you’re sick. A good doctor can help you when you’re sick. Great wellness practitioners and holistic health care providers help you to stay well, by guiding you through the practices that keep you healthy in body, mind and spirit.

Joanna Helms, B.A., RH (AHG)

Mama Jo’s Sunshine Herbals is a unique family run, community retail herb store and professional dispensary offering a wide variety of bulk herbs, over 200 hand-made herbal products, including soap, tinctures and delicious tea blends. They also carry essential oils, culinary spices, unique jewelry and tea brewing accessories.

Cecelia Avitabile, RH

If you are tired of taking medications that don’t work or medications that make you sicker from their side effects and you are ready to take your health into your own hands, then stop in The Herb Corner.

Jennifer Lyn Nafe, A.P.

Jennifer Lyn Nafe, A.P. is a Traditional Chinese Medicine physician and Acupuncture therapist specializing in women’s health, gynecology, fertility, and pregnancy issues.

Dr. Jennifer Southard

Co-founder of New Earth Natural Wellness, LLC, Jennifer Southard, ND, is now working out of her new office headquartered in Indialantic. Here she proudly provides a professional, natural, holistic alternative for the Space Coast area.

Chelsey Croskeys, A.P.

Chelsey Croskeys is a Board Certified and Licensed Acupuncture Physician and the owner of Acupuncture Wellness Solutions.

Rebecca Hunton, MD

Rebecca Hunton, MD, established the Wellspring Medical Center in Melbourne, to offer integrative medicine – the practice of combining conventional medical techniques with natural, yet proven alternatives to achieve wellness.