Tag: fruits

Farm to Closet: The Joys of Dyeing Naturally

Written by | September 16th, 2013

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Why choose synthetic clothing dye when blueberries, spinach and turmeric can produce rich, natural colors? For the next step in the quest to follow wool from farm to closet, we’re turning to nature to find dye for our yarn.

Eating Local: A Lesson in Berry Picking

Written by | June 25th, 2013

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Strawberry season is the perfect time of year to educate your kids that our food is grown outside — it doesn’t magically appear on the table like a feast at Hogwarts (contrary to what some may think!).

Do You Know What a Radish Looks Like?

Written by | April 13th, 2010

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Eating fruits and vegetables isn’t just good for you — it’s good for the environment, too. But too many people don’t know what plant food looks like, says our green blogger Margaret Southern.

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