CSA Memberships Skyrocket as Americans Remember the Value of Local Food

May 12, 2020 at 11:09 am





Images of farmers dumping milk, plowing under crops and euthanizing livestock  have revealed the fragility of our global food supply chain and prompted a renaissance of local, community supported agriculture.

Forget Homeschooling During Quarantine, Teach Life Skills Instead

May 4, 2020 at 2:05 am




Attempting to keep up with school curriculum is the last thing parents, or kids, need right now, psychologist says. Both could benefit more from learning practical life-skills.

Customer Leaves Entire $1200 Stimulus Check as Tip for Family-Owned Restaurant

April 23, 2020 at 8:20 pm




Patron leaves extra generous tip for favorite small, local restaurant in hopes it survives coronavirus

California Fills Skate Parks with Sand. Skateboarders Shovel it Out and Keep Skating.

April 21, 2020 at 5:46 pm




You can take their beaches, bike paths and hiking trails, but Californians said the state went too far when it tried to take their skate parks

Government “Gives Away” 200,000 Acres of Public Land While Americans Shelter in Place

April 18, 2020 at 4:30 am




While we aren’t allowed to visit national parks and forests, the government is selling our public land off to oil and gas companies for as little as $2 an acre.

Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah

Thousands of Acres of Fruit and Veggies are Being Left to Rot in the Fields in Florida and California

April 18, 2020 at 2:30 am




With no restaurants, schools or theme parks to sell them to farmers are plowing tons of unpicked produce back into the ground

A pile of ripe squash sits in a field, in Homestead, Florida. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Posting Anti-Vaccine “Propaganda” on Social Media Could Become a Crime in the U.K.

April 17, 2020 at 9:06 am




Posting “false information” about vaccines on Facebook could soon land you in jail in England 

Iceland’s Forest Service Encourages People to Hug Trees While They Can’t Hug Each Other

April 13, 2020 at 12:27 am




The Icelandic government is recommending “tree hugging” nature walks to improve mental and physical health during quarantine

Himalayas Visible In Northern India for the First Time in 30 Years

April 10, 2020 at 10:32 am




As air pollution plummets, Indians are posting photos of the Himalayas from 100 miles away

Nevada Orders Closure of Health Food Stores, While Liquor Stores Remain Open

April 8, 2020 at 4:50 am




You can’t make this stuff up. Nevada governor says health food stores are not essential, but liquor stores are.