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On October 24th, over 135 NCAA student-athletes went to Mary Lin Elementary where they worked alongside Farmer D Organics, 150 elementary students, teachers, parents and local volunteers. They planted garden beds and made improvements to the outdoor classrooms and play spaces. The remaining student-athletes, students and volunteers went to Burgess-Peterson where they planted garden beds [...]
During a recent trek to New York, I was lucky enough to visit the Rudolph Steiner influenced living community Camphill Village in Copake. This village was established to provide a working, responsible, and loving home to adults with disabilities and provides them an opportunity at a healthy, holistic, and balanced life. The teachings of Rudoph [...]
Long time environmental activist and community builder Laura Turner Seydel has carried on the lessons of her father, Ted Turner, and spent a lifetime pursuing sustainability and an eco-sensitive lifestyle. She has put her efforts into transitioning the city of Atlanta towards a more aware and conscious population, focusing on recycling, clean water and air, [...]
The New York Times ran an article last week about the advancements Harvard University has made towards organic lawn care and landscaping throughout their campus. The switch from synthetic fertilizers to organic compost and compost teas has spread from one acre to 25 acres with hopes of transitioning all 80 acres of grass and plants [...]