3 Reasons Your Farmers Market Rocks
Guest post by Robert Connelly, Manager of Membership & Special Gifts at American Farmland Trust
I haven’t always been a farmers marketeer.
Growing up in North Carolina my family never really went to the farmers market.
In fact, I remember as a kid thinking it was kind of odd that our neighbors, The Andersons, went every Saturday morning.
Looking back, I realize that the Anderson family was on to something amazing.…Read More
Five New American Rail-Trails
Guest post by Amy Kapp, Editor-in-Chief, Rails to Trails Magazine. EarthShare member Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating a nationwide network of public trails, many from former rail lines and connecting corridors.
When the rail-trail movement was in its infancy in the mid-1980s, there were approximately 250 miles of open rail-trails. Today, there are more than 22,000 miles, and more than 8,000 miles of projects waiting to be built.…Read More
As millions of acres of forests burn across the state this summer, there’s growing concern about what impact that might have on permafrost — and how melting permafrost might affect climate change.Read More
Deaths from lightning strikes are up sharply this year, according to the National Weather Service. Here are some myths about lightning, or avoiding it, and tips on how to actually stay safe.Read More