Breaking Bread With Foodie Friends

BY BETH BECKMAN | Buenvenuto al nuovo Eataly! Part of downtown Manhattan’s incredible transformation, the second NYC location of Eataly recently opened their Lower Manhattan location. Located on the beautiful, light-filled third floor of the new World Trade Center 4, Eataly Downtown is a 40,000-square-foot space to eat, drink, shop and revel in an expansive […]

America The Beautiful

With Gratitude This Memorial Day

Today and everyday we are grateful for the sacrifice and dedication from our men and women of service, and the families and friends who surround and love them. Because of you, we can sing, dance and live in our freedoms. Thank you. America, the Beautiful Lyrics by Katharine Lee Bates – 1913 O beautiful for […]

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Giving & Growing Good / Positivity / Schools

The Power of a Plant

“I grow vegetables, but vegetables grow students, schools, and community” – Stephen Ritz, Green Bronx Machine We are so proud of our friend Stephen Ritz, founder of Green Bronx Machine, for his launch of his book “The Power Of A Plant“!  We are happy to share the letter we received from Stephen about the book […]

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Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day by Jane Yolen I am the Earth And the Earth is me. Each blade of grass, Each honey tree, Each bit of mud, And stick and stone Is blood and muscle, Skin and bone. And just as I Need every bit Of me to make My body fit, So Earth needs Grass and […]

Giving & Growing Good / Schools


To celebrate and encourage starting a garden in your community and schools, we’ve compiled some of our favorite resources from terrific organizations around the country. We hope you will share resources you have found in the comment section below. We’ll be sure to add to our resource listing! HAPPY GROWING! Growing Minds + Farm to School […]


Natural Egg Colors For Easter

Happy Easter! Nature is vibrant, so why not take advantage of the many hues found in fruits, vegetables, and spices when dying Easter eggs? Beets, blueberries, red cabbage, and even yellow onions are just some of the many veggies that can help keep our Easter egg decorating sessions fresh this year. Better Homes and Gardens […]

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FreshKids Moms

Twinkle Twinkle, My Little Star!

BY: AMY KERSEY | | Joint Base San Antonio Last week my little was the Star Student at school. Normally, this means I’m frantically scouring the grocery aisle for the perfect school snack he can share with his class. You know- the single-serving size snack that needs to be healthy enough to please us mom’s and […]

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FreshKids Moms

Getting Back to Simple

BY: AMY KERSEY | | Joint Base San Antonio Fresh Kids Eat Fresh. As a new military spouse, I was excited for the many surprises that awaited me as we transitioned from Colorado to Texas. One of the biggest challenges so far is the realization that I’m not “just around the corner” from anything! In Colorado […]