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Seven Unexpected Farmers’ Market Finds

Posted on June 10th, 2015

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger It’s market season! The last two weeks I’ve visited my local farmers’ market as often as possible to see what’s new and exciting this summer. If you’re wondering how tables of tomatoes and bags of greens can be so interesting, you may be missing out on your own market’s […]

Celebrating National Trails Day with Food, Tradition, and Going the Extra Mile

Posted on June 6th, 2015

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger One of the things my family lives for is tradition. We try to keep a rhythm of celebrations year-round, but it’s hard work for any parent to keep them going. Our solution? Joining events hosted by organizations that are already making a positive difference. One upcoming celebration is National Trails […]

Five Ways National Bike Month Proved Biking Is a Top Outdoor Activity

Posted on June 5th, 2015

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger From snowboarding to hiking, canoeing to camping, my family loves outdoor activities. We are always outside. And like any active family, we tend to gravitate toward one pursuit or another. Our favorite has become biking, and May’s National Bike Month was the perfect time to join millions of cyclists […]

Why the Monarch Butterfly Needs Your Help

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

Posted by Maureen Wise, guest blogger Butterflies may be common, but I’ve always found myself stopping for a better view when one flutters by. And despite how many species there are, you know a monarch butterfly when you see one. These well-known butterflies are declining by alarming rates: populations are down between 50 percent and an […]