Fall Monarchs & Seed Head Harvests with Kids

For our family, fall in Texas means returning monarchs and seed head harvests with the kids. Its the time of year when life reawakens. It is also a time of planting for monarch’s return.

TerraCycle® & Schools: Free Programs Changing Our World

TerraCycle® & Schools: Free Programs Changing Our World. Let’s talk about TerraCycle®, schools and free programs that are changing our world. I recently got involved with TerraCycle® and our local school, and the free programs …

Adopt-a-Street with Your School: Raising a More Sustainable Community

Adopt-a-Street with your school and raise a more sustainable community! This past weekend my kids and I participated in our city’s “Trash Bash.” Together, organized with volunteers from the local school, we covered roughly a mile stretch of local road to remove trash that might otherwise end up in the ditches and waterways.

Buy Local and Save Cash on Produce

What are the pros and cons of subscribing to your local, volunteer run produce co-op vs. online delivery services like Hungry Harvest and Imperfect Produce? They could mean a lot to the well being of your community.

Will the Amazon become the next Dust Bowl?

With the recent devastating wildfires in the states, and now the fires raging in the Amazon, my kids have been watching closely and wondering what is going on!? … Tonight’s extensive PBS NewsHour report was an eye-opener regarding Brazilian politics and rate of deforestation going on in the Amazon, its scientific relation to increasing drought, and those rebound effects which may stress remaining forest into an eventual die-out.