Guardian – Official Trailer

Instituted in the early 1900s, the Canadian government’s “Guardian” program established a network of maritime patrolmen tasked with the ecological protection of coastal waterways. Dedicated to lives of science and solitude, Guardians live on boats full-time, monitoring the salmon populations…

How to Find Inner Balance and Cultivate Happiness in a Chaotic World

It is the blending of knowledge that makes us better, stronger, and hopefully wiser, as people, and as a species. In this episode, we are speaking with an expert about how to work with the mind and body in the…

What Didn’t Go Well in My Garden This Season

There are lots of glossy photos of amazing gardens out there, and sometimes they seem too good to be true. Last year when I was a keynote speaker at a gardening conference, after my talk one of the participants approached…

Generations of Avocado Farmers

The avocado is on the weekly grocery list for many American shoppers, but it hasn’t always been that way. Over the last decade, the availability and quality of avocados in the supermarkets has skyrocketed all across the US, leading to an…

Plant Perennials to Nourish Your Garden Year-Round

Written by Acadia Tucker My dark winter nights are generally spent curled next to a fire devouring every seed catalog that can fit into my mailbox. Dreaming of the tomatoes, peas, and corn I’ll plant in the spring helps me…

The Last Italian Cowboys – Official Trailer

Walter Bencini’s beautifully shot documentary, a love song to the Maremma region of Italy, profiles the butteri, or cowboys, who work on one of the last ranches that breeds cattle and horses in the wild. Shot over the changing seasons…

The Terroir of an Avocado Affects the Flavor

Like many produce items, avocados bear a sticker that indicates where that piece of fruit was grown: Mexico, California, Peru, or Chile. Equal Exchange avocados specifically come from small farmers who are part of the Pragor cooperative, based in Michoacán,…

A DIY Aromatherapy Body Scrub to Make Your Summer Skin Glow

Once you start making your own bath products, you’ll be hooked. They’re easy, inexpensive, and can be customized to fit your – or your gift-recipient’s – exact preferences. A DIY Aromatherapy Body Scrub is a perfect place to start. Sugar is…

A Quick, Helpful Guide to Citrus

Chef Sita and Earl Herrick of Earl’s Organic Produce show us different varieties of citrus and explain the differences between each type. Check out this short, helpful guide to citrus and then try one of these delicious citrus salad recipes. Originally…

A New Preschool Uses Outdoor Classrooms to Make Education Affordable

Can education be fun, safe, and affordable – even for low-income families? A new preschool is using outdoor classrooms to provide quality education in reading, math, and science; made affordable for families and designed to give children a joyful, nature-rich…

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