The Big Apple Celebrates National Pollinator Month

The city is buzzing with parties and events so get ready because this June we are celebrating National Pollinator Month! If you find yourself in the Big Apple this summer, these eco-events are family friendly ways to celebrate the 450 different species of pollinators that...

THE FUTURE OF EARTH DAY IN AMERICA

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. With just one year to go for the 50th Anniversary we thought we would take a look at where we are now and what the future holds. On April...

Martin Luther King Day

As we wrap up the long weekend, it’s important to remember the reason why we’re off from school or work today. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a visionary for the future, left behind an incredible legacy behind that helped shape our country’s legacy. As an...

Veterans Day: Share a Hero’s Tale

Today is Veterans Day, a day to honor all the people who have served in the U.S. Armed forces for their patriotism and willingness to serve and to sacrifice for the common good. As veterans risk their lives and leave their loved ones to protect...

Why it is Important for Millennials to Vote

With all the chaos in politics, this year’s midterm elections are more important than ever. During the 2016 election millennials did not believe their votes mattered but this year that is not the case. We have rounded up 8 reasons why we need young voters...

9/11 How To Deal with Trauma

The one thing that stands out in my mind about the events of 9/11 is how angry I was. For many months after the event, I couldn’t shake it. It actually began to seem abnormal to me. Everyone was sad, grieving and weeping, yet I...

How We Are Celebrating July 4th

Independence Day is here! A great holiday that we celebrate with family and friends - we don't want to keep you from bbq's, picnics or any fun activities you have planned today but we want to share a few words on how our team is spending...

Preserving Seed Diversity

Over the past century, 93% of seed varieties have been lost. Without a strong base of diverse seeds, food production is threatened by disease and climate change. Promoting the use of diverse seed types enhances food security and promotes the preservation of traditional cultural practices...