With winter soon behind us, it’s time to get ready for foraging wild edibles. Foraging food is a great way to get outside and enjoy the outdoors, while also learning about local botany and picking up some extra food in the process. Through foraging, you will learn about the different seasons of foods, which can be easily taken for granted […]
Gifts for Spending Time in Nature
There are lots of good reasons to spend time in nature. From the fresh air to circulation-improving movement to the well-being boost we get from literally seeing green, spending more time outdoors can improve your loved one’s mood and life satisfaction. So why not help out your friends and family with gifts that encourage them to spend time in nature? […]
Maven Moment: Go Play Outside!
I can still hear my mother and grandmother telling my sister and me, “Go play outside!” We didn’t have to be told twice. My sister and I dressed for the weather and we were ready for anything. We might play jump rope, hopscotch, stoop ball, hide-and-seek, or tag with any friends who showed up. It was unstructured, unsupervised fun in […]