10 Benefits of Gardening with Kids

10 Benefits of Gardening with Kids

We have all heard that being outside in the fresh air has amazing health benefits. We have also heard that planting flowers can be therapeutic. But did you know that gardening has amazing developmental benefits for kids? 10 Benefits of Gardening with Kids Engages All...
To Be Human – Interdependency

To Be Human – Interdependency

What does it mean to be human is an urgent question for me as I face the destabilizing and possibly cataclysmic changes that global climate change is bringing. In the face of the unsettling and grief-inducing news and reports, I seek solace in trying to answer two...
3 Things You Can Do to Help Avoid Climate Disaster

3 Things You Can Do to Help Avoid Climate Disaster

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire warning last week: We need to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and we need to do it fast to avoid catastrophic climate change.At the current rate, our global carbon budget will be spent in the next 10 to 14...
Pro-Aesthetic Language: Natural Treasures vs. Natural Resources

Pro-Aesthetic Language: Natural Treasures vs. Natural Resources

The human aesthetic—the perception and sensory contemplation of a subject—is so strongly influenced by the terms and phrases we adopt into our lexicon that we ought to pay close attention to them. We see, hear, and smell our environment using the senses we have...
How to Make a Living From a 1.5 Acre Market Garden

How to Make a Living From a 1.5 Acre Market Garden

Picture the scene, you‘re awoken by the morning sun, grab yourself a coffee and step outside. As you take your first sip you watch the sun rising and enjoy the serene sound of birdsong. Everything’s tranquil as you take a leisurely stroll around your market garden,...
How to Harvest Rainwater

How to Harvest Rainwater

No matter where you live, your kitchen gardening efforts are subject to the vagaries of weather. The clued-up grower has a number of means to smooth the peaks and troughs of rainfall, though sometimes even the most prepared of us can find the unpredictable nature of...