Kids Farm to School

October is national Farm to School month, when schools around the country celebrate local food sources. Farm to School programs connect schools with local farms to provide fresh, in season, organic produce for school meals. The programs include farm tours, food education, cooking classes, taste testing, school gardens, and composting. School lunches can be greatly…

Kids Healthy Habits

Kids can learn healthy habits for a lifetime by growing their own organic garden at home, school, or community garden, and have access to whole organic foods, which are the building blocks of good health. Big corporations, like Big Food, Big Pharma, and Big Tech, are trying to shape the way Americans eat, think, and…

Teen Yoga for Pain Relief

Instead of taking opioids, many teens are choosing to do yoga for pain relief. Teen yoga classes are now available at City Recreation and Park Departments, Boys and Girls Clubs, YMCAs, and Teen Centers. Yoga is a proven treatment for back, knee, neck, and hip pain, as well as rehabilitation from surgeries. Yoga uses movement,…

Teens fight Climate Change with Diet Change

Teens can make a difference to improve air, water, and soil pollution by choosing local organic products. Individual choices can make a concrete difference in climate change. Many teens, who are not vegans, are choosing plant based veggie burgers, and burritos at many chain restaurants which now have vegan options, like Veggie Grill’s Luxe Burger…

Kids Family Table

Kids can eat fresh food harvested from the garden as the seasons naturally bring forth fruits and veggies each year. This simplest, most delicious, purest form of food is available when kids grow their food in a raised bed garden at home or in a community garden. Families can also obtain organic food through local…

Kids Healthy Hiking Snacks

Kids can join their school’s Hiking Club and have adventures in local parks, mountains, and lakes and enjoy taking a break in nature. Local State and National Parks offer different types of trails that range from easy to difficult with treks through amazing landscapes with flowered meadows, spectacular views, and various wildlife. Learning to hike…

Teens Saving the Earth

With rising salaries and expanding opportunities in the field of environmental conservation, now is the time teens can be apart of saving the Earth and building a sustainable future on the planet. Teens can prepare for a career in renewable energy that rewards them with personal satisfaction, as they feel they are doing something ethical…

Kids Meals

Parents ask “Should we make a separate meal for the kids?” Many households and restaurants create special kids meals to keep kids from whining during dinner. However, these processed meals are filled with too much fat, salt, sugar, and chemicals. It certainly is not fun to listen to a toddler having a tantrum about a…

Kids eat their Veggies

Parents ask “How can I get my kids to eat their veggies?” When parents enjoy eating their veggies and savor every bite with “mmm” and “ahh”, they are being the example for their kids to follow. Families can consciously make sure they have organic fruits and veggies at every meal. When kids are involved in…

Kids Garden Sanctuary

The healing power of gardening can relieve kids’ daily school stress and even restore the broken lives of kids and teens that have suffered from traumas. Kids with an organic backyard veggie garden not only have access to fresh food, but also benefit from a sanctuary that restores them mentally, physically, and emotionally. Even in…