Post Tagged with: "farm"
This week was a tremendously exciting one for me – I was invited to speak at Google!! (To clarify – YES – I am jumping up and down with excitement!) Google is a wonderful place to explore the concepts of sustainability and garden-to-table organic and green healthy choices. They have cooks for the Googlers – [...]
Why A Garden Is Important To A Child Going Through Bankruptcy and What I Am Thankful For In This Down Economy
In 2008, a few weeks before I started this garden blog, I posted the below letter from an 11 year old reader in my newspaper column. Today our economy is struggling as much as it was then and I have a 10 year old daughter which makes me feel particularly connected to this little girl. [...]
This weekend I went camping with my cousins in Indiana and met the most incredible dog ever. His name is Frankie and he’s a three-legged dog. My cousin, Sunday, owns him – he lost his leg in a horrid farm accident and almost died, but they decided his life was worth the effort to save. [...]
Thanksgiving Inspiration – Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Does Not Mean The End of Nature’s Beauty For Children
Dear Casual Gardener, This year so many things have changed at my house. I am eleven years old and my parents went bankrupt. They have foreclosed on our home. We are moving into an apartment, we are all okay, but life is going to be different. We will no longer have a garden or a [...]