Creating a Healthier Planet in Your Own Backyard

If gas prices make you anxious each time you roll into your local station, you’re not alone. Even with the price of gas significantly lower than last summer, do you ever wonder why they went up in the first place, or how you would survive such an increase again? Ever get the feeling that you need a degree in accounting […]

Ten Easy Steps for a Trash-Free Lunch

Kids eating environmentally friendly lunch at elementary school with trash free lunch box

Discover easy steps for a trash-free lunch box to reduce waste when packing school lunch and to be more earth-friendly! Making sure your child has a healthy environmentally friendly lunch can help reduce the risk of overweight and obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure, just to name a few. But there’s another reason to teach […]

Top 10 Reasons Why I Love the Farmer’s Market

Summertime is here and for many communities that means that farmer’s markets are in full force! Farmer’s markets typically are open one day per week and provide seasonal locally grown produce. Depending on the size of the market, some will also sell meats, seafood, eggs, dairy, and grains, all of which are locally-sourced. Shopping at […]