People Who Care: Q&A With Kimbal Musk, Founder of Big Green and #PlantASeedDay

Posted - March 20, 2019
Here’s a fact: Kids who grow their own food are healthier than those who don’t. Children who garden eat more fruits and vegetables, Read More

People Who Care: Audra Mulkern of The Female Farmer Project

Posted - January 14, 2019
Plenty of folks experience what Oprah dubbed an “a-ha moment,” in which a sudden realization shifts a person’s point-of-view, Read More

6 Easy Ways To Green Your Holiday

Posted - December 19, 2018
Whether you’re new to eco-living or a seasoned expert, the holidays can be a challenge. All that wrapping, gift giving, and partying Read More

Yay! The Latest Farm Bill Finally Passed Congress! Why the Heck Should I Care?

Posted - December 14, 2018
Despite its specific-seeming name, the Farm Bill addresses numerous issues that may not strike you as obviously agricultural, such as Read More

16 Green Holiday Gifts You Can Feel Good About Giving

Posted - November 27, 2018
Gifting holidays can create an internal tug-of-war between our sustainable, small-impact ethics and wanting to show seasonal gratitude Read More

6 Recycling Practices You May Be Getting Wrong and How to Fix Them

Posted - November 15, 2018
You’re on your recycling game. Paper, plastic, glass, cardboard— you take the time to follow your municipality’s guidelines, Read More

How Moving onto an Organic Urban Farm Changed My Life

Posted - October 3, 2018
I grew up in a crowded city, yet my house was one of the only houses on the street with a backyard. It’s no wonder my childhood was Read More

By the Numbers: State of the Independent Farmer

Posted - September 25, 2018
When most people hear the word “independent” used to describe farmers, a host of overlapping imagery comes to mind: relatively small Read More

Paper or Plastic? One Actually Is Better for the Environment

Posted - September 10, 2018
Recycling plastic is a no-brainer these days. Theoretically, it should be pretty easy. Use up your shampoo, rinse out the bottle, then Read More

The Best Plants to Attract Pollinators, by Region

Posted - August 27, 2018
Pollinators are easy to attract to your farm or garden. There are four keys to success: don’t spray herbicides or insecticides; do Read More