Regenerative Gardening is Good for Your Health and the Planet

Written by Acadia Tucker It’s 6:30 a.m. and the sun has been up for a little less than an hour. I roll out of bed and quickly guzzle a cup of coffee. Then I slip on my moss-green muck boots,…

3 Adaptogenic Drinks to Boost Energy and Build Resilience

Adaptogens, or adaptogenic substances, decrease our sensitivity to stress. Our adrenal system often gets overtaxed by common life events: getting married, increased job responsibilities, buying a house, social pressure and for some athletes, overtraining for an event. Adaptogens are not…

How to Build Compost for Healthier Soil

Written by Acadia Tucker When I was growing up I often spent muggy afternoons with my grandmother after school tucked away in the back of her garden, cutting twigs into small pieces for the compost pile. I never grasped the…

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…

Not Without Us – Official Trailer

Not Without Us follows seven grassroots activists from around the world to the 21st U.N. Climate Talks in Paris. The effects of climate change on their lives reveal what’s at stake if a strong agreement to limit carbon emissions is…

Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality: A History of Women + Power

What would our society be without women? Impossible to comprehend, right? And yet, women have been marginalized for hundreds and hundreds of years. Fighting long and hard for equal pay, for voting rights, for a true recognition of their value…

Wilder Than Wild – Official Trailer

Bay Area filmmakers take us on a journey from the Rim Fire of 2013 to the Wine Country wildfires of 2017, revealing how fire suppression and climate change have exposed our forests and wildland-urban landscapes to large, high-severity wildfires, and…

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…

Learn How to Cut Peaches in 2 Minutes

Chef Sita and Earl Herrick of Earl’s Organic Produce explain the difference between “cling” and “freestone” peaches and how to cut them. Originally posted 2019-01-15 12:50:37.

5 Simple Ways to Enjoy Winter Squash

The season is abundant with winter squash. These “globes of joy,” burst with sweet, nutty flavor, are packed with antioxidants and can be as versatile as your creativity allows. To help you get started, here are some of Chef Sita’s…

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