Eco-Friendly Back to School Shopping

Ahh, back-to-school shopping. There’s nothing like the rush of excitement our kids get from the satisfaction of buying crisp new folders, stacks of paper and a stylish new backpack. But on a logistical note, purchasing these heavy-duty plastics and papers every year can take a...

International Tiger Day

Panthera tigris other wise known as tigers, the largest of the cat family, have distinctive markings of yellow and black stripes. The six surviving subspecies found today are: Bengal tiger, Siberian tiger, Sumatran tiger, Malayan tiger, Indochinese tiger and the South China tiger. For the past...

Protect Our Oceans Day

With 71% of planet Earth’s surface being water covered, not including the water that exists in the air, icecaps, glaciers, and in the ground, it’s safe to say that water is a vital part of our everyday lives and of our futures. Unfortunately, the climate...

18 Questions – Our 18 Favorite Answers

With Earth Day just around the corner, we decided to take a look back at what our eco mavens had to say about their green memories and motivations. Here are 18 of our answers, we hope they inspire you to make Earth Day everyday!   1)        Sara...

FEBRUARY 18 QUESTIONS WITH SARA SPERRY

    What is your name? Sara Sperry   What is your occupation? Founder of FARM to KIDS   Do you have a "green" memory growing up? Many.  For the first 5 years of my life we did not have electricity, when I was younger I use to be embarrassed by...

Transitioning to a Tiny Home

This summer, we visited the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, in Charlotte, North Carolina, to see a tiny home exhibit. There we met the folks behind The Village of Wildflowers, a tiny home community that focuses on two things: sustainability and enjoying life.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAcwtGenavM 1.How did The Village...

Sustainability at the 2016 Olympics

The 2016 Olympics closing ceremony was just last week and it was quite the year for the Olympics. Whether we were being wowed by Simone Biles' ability to defy gravity, or shedding tears of joy with Simone Manuel on being the first African American woman...

Shark Week: Protecting our sharks

In 2015, 98 shark "attacks" took place world wide. Out of those 98 incidents, 6 of those bitten by sharks died. Also in 2015, 100 million human "attacks" on sharks took place world wide. Out of those 100 million incidents, 100 million of those sharks, attacked by...