Seed Diary

Wedding

8 Ways to Plan an Eco-Friendly Wedding

It has been estimated that the average American wedding, with 100 or so guests, generates more than 400 pounds of garbage and 60-some tons of carbon dioxide. Those stats refer to the main event alone. Once you start c...

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Paper Gift

6 Easy Ways To Green Your Holiday

Whether you’re new to eco-living or a seasoned expert, the holidays can be a challenge. All that wrapping, gift giving, and partying add up to a ton of waste. In fact, The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reports ...

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Gift Wrapping

16 Green Holiday Gifts You Can Feel G...

Gifting holidays can create an internal tug-of-war between our sustainable, small-impact ethics and wanting to show seasonal gratitude to friends and family. All of that consumerism, packaging, and wrapping paper can ...

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Beauty Formulas Free from Scary Toxic Ingredients

Beauty Formulas Free from Scary Toxic...

We want you to be safe this Halloween. Well, we want you to be safe always, which is why we excluded some scary ingredients from our natural hair care products and chose to include safe and effective ones like sunflow...

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4 Unexpected Reasons to Love Sunflowers

4 Unexpected Reasons to Love Sunflowers

It’s no surprise sunflowers get so much attention with their massive presence and big, happy petals. We especially love them right now because it’s that time of year when our organic farmer friends, Barefoot Botanical...

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Plant Growing

How Moving onto an Organic Urban Farm...

I grew up in a crowded city, yet my house was one of the only houses on the street with a backyard. It’s no wonder my childhood was spent climbing trees and doting over nature’s beauty. As I grew older, my relationshi...

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Seeds Pouring

By the Numbers: State of the Independ...

When most people hear the word “independent” used to describe farmers, a host of overlapping imagery comes to mind: relatively small in size, locally-oriented, and organic. Officially, though, the USDA equates the ter...

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Purple Coneflower

The Best Plants to Attract Pollinator...

Pollinators are easy to attract to your farm or garden. There are four keys to success: don’t spray herbicides or insecticides; do provide habitat; do provide a food source; and focus on native species. The first of t...

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