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    What I offer in my store is a reflection of my lifestyle, one that is focused on planet friendly choices: invest in things that are useful, that last, that you love and that don’t harm the planet. In my store is an eclectic ever-evolving selection of favorites + one-of-a-kind finds and limited editions from my studio.

  • by priscillawoolworth 3 days ago
    La vie est faite de petits bonheurs~ Life is made of small joys Discovering golden oyster mushrooms after planting bluebell bulbs on the sides of the path in the woodland…A leaf stuck to a rock by the river…a stick insect on the garage door…my latest fired clay pieces✨  #lifeismadeupofsmalljoys   #lavieestbelle 
  • by priscillawoolworth 2 weeks ago
    Bountiful organic produce from  @farmsteadhudson  Watermelon radishes, turnips, tomatillos and beets. Not featured: eggplant, watermelon, butternut squash, peppers, cilantro, mint and lettuces.  #supportyourlocalfarmer   #supportyourlocalfarm   #growingfoodishardwork   #gratefulforallthisorganicproduce 
  • by priscillawoolworth 2 weeks ago
    Jamestown Colony This was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas, established in 1607. This is the spot where Pocahontas exchanged marriage vows with John Rolfe in April 1614, at Jamestown, VA. Pocahontas was the daughter of Algonquian Chief Powhatan. Pocahontas died whilst in England in 1617 and Chief Powhatan in 1618. Under Powhatan’s successor, Opechankeno, the Algonquians became more and more angry about the colonists’ insatiable need for land and the pace of English settlement; meanwhile diseases brought from the Old World decimated the Native American population. Though the Powhatan people continued to mount a resistance, the Jamestown colony continued to grow stronger, and the new Chief, Necotowance, was forced to sign a peace treaty that ceded most of the Powhatans’ land and forced them to pay an annual tribute to the colonial governor. From this first settlement, “the policy has been to systematically displace Native people or force them to assimilate and eradicate Native cultures. Indigenous peoples’ resilience and strength has made an immeasurable positive impact on every aspect of American society.”  #indigenouspeoplesday   #respect   #pride   #wisdom 
  • by priscillawoolworth 2 weeks ago
    Such a fun time yesterday at the Harvest Market  @churchtown_dairy  with  @mxmorningstarfarm  nearby and  @trumbullfarms  Thanks to  @amandapays  contribution of a large bucket of her ornamental squash to raise funds for  @catskill_animal_sanctuary  Sold out of a numbers of things and thrilled that my book  @lotsoflovealwys  got lots of love too❤️
  • by priscillawoolworth 2 weeks ago
    The Harvest Market is TODAY from 1-5pm  @churchtown_dairy  in the Hudson Valley! Hope you can make it because it’s going to be beautiful and I’m so excited about being a part of it! I have limited quantities so come early and pick up a mushroom I.D. Kit, or something that I have grown  @riversedgefarmny  or made myself, including copies of my book  @lotsoflovealwys  ❤️ See you there✨✨  #harvestmarket   #wholesome   #community   #localwares   #churchtowndairy   #holidayshopping 
  • by priscillawoolworth 3 weeks ago
    A Seed Story This is Methuselah, a 2,000-year-old date palm that sprouted from a seed found at Israel’s Masada in 1963. The seed was replanted in 2005 and sprouted, becoming the oldest seed in the world to germinate. Methuselah was confirmed as a male tree, meaning that a female would have to be pollinated to bear his fruit. Another saved ancient seed was sprouted and determined to be a female, named Hannah. In December 2020, in the midst of the global pandemic, an agricultural miracle took place and Hannah began to bear fruit. Pollen had been collected from Methuselah and brushed onto Hannah’s flowers, therefore producing 111 dates that were harvested from the oldest seeds in the world. The miracle of an ancient seed sprouting and producing a fresh harvest serves as a reminder of the enduring nature of life. Story from  @natgeo  Photo by Guy Eisner  #hope   #revivehope   #beamoflight   #seedsofhope 
  • by priscillawoolworth 3 weeks ago
    Autumn Sonata It’s apple season and some of the best organic sweet apples to pick or buy are Crispin (Mutsu), Fuji, Golden Delicious and Gala. Tart choices are Cortland, Goldrush, Granny Smith and the sweet/tart choices are Cameo, Ginger Gold, Honey Crisp, Liberty and McIntosh. Apples are a rich source of polyphenols which are responsible for many of the fruits health benefits. Polyphenols are a source of antioxidants, which are vital to our health because they protect our cells from free radicals.  #eatforhealth   #apples   #appleseason   #organicapples   #freeofpesticidesherbicidesandchemicalresidue  Photo by Victoria Hely-Hutchinson
  • by priscillawoolworth 3 weeks ago
    We care for seeds and seeds care for us. Seeds connect our past to our present while promising hope for our future. Talking about seeds recently  @churchtown_dairy  Seeds are from my  @riversedgefarmny  Images by  @acountryroad .photo
  • by priscillawoolworth 3 weeks ago
    Next Weekend, please come to the Harvest Festival in the Hudson Valley in Upstate New York I’ll be there and hope to see you! Guaranteed to be fun and beautiful!  @churchtown_dairy  For the first time, I’ll be offering goods I have grown and pieces I have made  @priscillawoolworth   @riversedgefarmny   @lotsoflovealwys   @moyramulholland   @amandapays   @soulkat   @linda_paulie   @taghkanicjohn   @joanjulietbuck   @cdbernsen   @maasai_collections   @carolynroumeguere   @lesguzman   @upstate_diary   @thequietbotanist   @wallyfarms   @innisfreegarden   @real_robert_couturier   @middlebrookstudios   @pamela .b.kline  @padgettjon 
  • by priscillawoolworth 3 weeks ago
    Wishing you a beautiful Sunday from my home to yours! Getting ready to participate in next Sunday’s (October 10th) Harvest Festival  @churchtown_dairy  Hope to see you there! 1-5pm Goods grown  @riversedgefarmny  and my book  @lotsoflovealwys  will be available❤️

When Time magazine named me a new Green Pioneer in 2009, I had just launched my first online eco friendly general store in Los Angeles, and an online quarterly Almanac Newsletter about everything positive going on in the environment. I also authored the book LOLA Lots of Love Always, about how to live a sustainable lifestyle and make healthy choices that are good for you and the planet. Although targeted to young women, it ended up appealing to all age groups.

As my life and work evolved over the years, my dream was increasingly about living a simpler lifestyle closer to nature, hence my move to the Hudson Valley in Upstate New York, where I could still continue my work, have a much larger garden, woods to wander in and be the best steward I can be of the land I now call home.

Now, I have a new store: Priscilla-Woolworth-Store-Studio, which continues to reflect my lifestyle: acquiring things that are useful, made to last, and don’t harm the planet.

My “larger” garden became a mini organic farm, River’s Edge Farm, where I grow enough food that I am able to donate a portion to a food pantry called the Recovery Kitchen in Hudson, New York. I also sell wild foraged and grown produce to an organic community market in Philmont, New York.

The journey continues.

What’s New

  • Eco Tip, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    PW Tip #1: Trusted Food Brands

    These responsible, conscientious companies offer nutritional foods produced in sustainable ways.

  • Book, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    The Story of Trees: And How They Changed the World

    The Story of Trees takes the reader on a visual journey from some of the earliest known tree species on our planet to the latest fruit cultivars.

  • Eco News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    The Drawdown Review

    Did you know that The Drawdown Review was released this year. It represents the second seminal publication and the first major update about solutions to climate change.