7 Essential Items For A Summer Of Happy Hikes

Getting outside to move is always a good idea — even more so in the summer when the sun is shining and the flowers are blooming. Several studies have linked major health benefits like decreased anxiety, lower blood pressure, and higher levels of happiness to outdoor exposure — so now summer is the ideal time…

7 Reasons to Add Agriculture to Your Community

In the past few years, the Urban Land Institute has recognized that integrating food and farming into urban, suburban and rural real estate development projects is a rapidly growing trend. In addition to creating a dynamic platform for food production, social engagement and education, farm-centric communities can also support more vibrant and just regional food…

This Trick Will Make Your Houseplants Multiply

Leaf Supply: A Guide to Keeping Happy House Plants is the perfect primer for anyone looking to take their houseplant game to the next level this spring. In this excerpt, authors (and serial plant addicts) Lauren Camilleri and Sophia Kaplan break down how to propagate a wide variety of plants to start an indoor jungle on the cheap. To read more,…

Tips on How to Live and Eat Healthy on a Budget

Living a healthy life also usually feels like living a pricy life. More often than not, opting for healthier food or lifestyle choices typically means sacrificing room in your wallet. No one wants to have to choose between balanced meals, exercising and enough moolah to pay the bills. Lucky for you, we have plenty of…

10 Ways To Be a Better Environmental Steward in 2018

Being aware of how your actions can affect the environment is an important component of eco-consciousness. There are many initiatives you can take that can help better the environment, such as buying food from local farms or minimizing the amount of plastic you purchase. These small steps can have a large impact. To read more,…

How to Teach Your Kids to be More Eco-Conscious

Teaching children about green living can seem like a difficult task, but there are simple steps you can take to introduce them to environmental consciousness. Encouraging them to be outside in nature, watching cartoons that promote helping the environment and making recycling a habit in your home are just a few ways to teach children…