In between water sports and downhill skiing, I get my outdoors fix with some crisp, scenic hikes during the fall season. As the leaves turn and the air cools, it’s the perfect time of year to lace up those boots, fill a daypack and hit the trails!
Added by Caroline Malcolm on September 29, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, was born on September 26, 1774 in Leominster, Massachusetts (not far from where I live today!). Appleseed's story is the stuff of folk legend - a pioneer who introduced apple trees to areas in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois by spreading seeds along his journey.
Added by Caroline Malcolm on September 26, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
While I do try to think locally when I shop for food, clothing, and entertainment, factors like price, convenience, and quality always rear their heads as I approach the cash register. I sometimes feel guilt when I buy strawberries from California in the winter, or when I purchase organic arugula at a local store, instead of hitting up the neighborhood Farmers’ Market. But more often than not, the largest portion of my day-to-day purchases are local and/or sustainably produced goods. I…Continue