• Eco News, Nature News, Tree News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Bees Bite Plants

    Did you know… that bumblebees force plants to flower by biting their leaves.

  • Eco News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Repair Café

    A repair café is a meeting place in which people repair household electrical and mechanical devices, computers, bicycles, clothing, and other items.

  • Eco News, Nature News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac


    We are so enchanted by flowers it’s easy to forget they don’t give a fig what we think about them, because the audience they are really trying to please isn’t human.

  • Eco Garden, Eco News, Nature News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

     River’s Edge Organic Mini Farm

    This past year, I foraged daily for wild edibles in the forest garden, planted a medicinal herb garden where I am growing my own medicine and grew an abundant amount of food in the enclosed vegetable garden.

  • Eco News, Shop, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Welcome to My Store!

    In my store, you will find an eclectic ever-evolving range of my favorite lifestyle products, one of kind finds and limited editions from my studio.

  • Eco Tip, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    PW Tip #2: Soak Rice

    Soaking rice before cooking it actually assimilates its nutritional qualities.

  • Eco Tip, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    PW Tip #1: Trusted Food Brands

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

  • 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.

  • Artist, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Blane St. Croix

    In his work, Blane St Croix explores the geopolitical landscape through sculpture, installation, and work on paper.

  • The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac


    Tixinda is a sea snail that is milked by Mixtec dyers from Oaxaca, Mexico.

  • Sustainable Design, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Soap on Tap

    A startup called Algramo that is targeting plastic waste has arrived in NYC. Algramo is self-service, cash-less and touch-less, and allows you to buy as much cleaning product as you need.

  • Bird News, Nature News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac


    The pandemic has turned an increasing number of Americans into citizen scientists.

  • Eco News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Wear your Repairs with Pride

    Inside the modern mending movement.

  • Book, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Repair Revolution: How Fixers Are Transforming Our Throwaway Culture By John Wackman and Elizabeth Knight

    Every year, millions of people throw away countless items because they don’t know how to fix them.

  • Eco News, Nature News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Ice Stupa

    What do you do when the snows you depend on for water are melting too quickly, and glaciers have receded high into the mountains?

  • The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Golden Chrysalis

    The chrysalis is covered in a shiny, golden cuticle with a metallic-like appearance.

  • Nature News, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Egg Mushroom

    Egg shaped puffball (Lycoperdaceae sp.)

  • Tree News, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Winter Trees

    You may think that trees are doing absolutely nothing in the winter, but in fact, winter is a big growing season for them.

  • Almanac, Gamechanger, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Leah Penniman

    Leah Penniman is a Black Kreyol educator, farmer/peyizan, author, and food justice activist.

  • Book, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Fragile: Birds, Eggs and Habitats By Colin Prior

    Birds’ eggs are true wonders of the natural world: they are strong enough to protect the embryo as it grows and to withstand incubation by the parent, yet sufficiently fragile to allow the chick to hatch.

  • Book, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    In the Garden by Emma Giuliani

    Marvelous wonders await in this extraordinary garden book. From season to season, children follow the life of a garden as each page reveals new treasures hiding under lift-up flaps.

  • Eco Cinema, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    HUMANS and The Land

    Farming and farmers are the heart of Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s work.

  • Book, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Seeds and Trees: A children’s book about the power of words By Brandon Walden

    It’s time to tell a special tale that will warm the hearts of readers of all ages.

  • 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.

  • Book, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Who Cares Wins: Reasons for Optimism in our Changing World by Lily Cole

    A rousing call to action, this book will leave you feeling hopeful that we can make a difference in the midst of an age of turmoil, destruction, and uncertainty.

  • Recipe, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac

    Lentil & Cavolo Nero Soup

    Easy to make, delicious, healthy and if you have kale in the garden, then you are set!

  • Recipe, Winter 2020/2021 Almanac


    Delicious and slightly naughty (blame the heavy cream), this easy to make dish is so satisfying during these winter months. Enjoy!

  • Fall 2020 Almanac, Sustainable Design

    Zero Waste Town

    A few years ago in this almanac, I featured Kamakatsu, the zero-waste town located in Japan.

  • Fall 2020 Almanac, Recipe

    Porcini Mushroom Risotto

    This plant-forward risotto, made with hearty flavored porcini mushrooms, is easy to make and delicious.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Nature News

    Break Free From Plastic

    #thebreakfreefromplastic Movement is a global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Nature News

    Can’t Sleep? Check the Night Sky

    Live stream the Northern Lights from the comfort of your couch.

  • Fall 2020 Almanac, Recipe

    Sage Fried Eggs

    This is her synonymous breakfast dish to make at home; sage-fried eggs with lemony, bright greens.

  • Fall 2020 Almanac, Recipe

    Garden Recipe

    Taking inspiration from the local landscape as well as the amazing growers, farmers and fisherman that supply many of his ingredients.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Sustainable Design

    How to Build a Resilient Future

    Julia Watson researches enduring innovations that could help us counter the challenges of climate change.

  • Bird News, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Paint It Black

    A solution is available to reduce avian fatalities due to wind turbines.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac


    Also known as Works Progress Administration, the WPA was active from 1939-1943. It was a work program for the unemployed, which was created in 1935 under U.S. Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal.

  • Eco Garden, Fall 2020 Almanac, Nature News

    Growing My Own Medicine

    This past spring, I started planting my first medicinal herb garden, with herbs that I would actually use, either as teas, food, in the bath or as smudge sticks.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Gamechanger

    In Conversation – Part 2

    Land as a Commons: Building the New Economy

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac, Gamechanger

    In Conversation – Part 1

    Winona LaDuke and Leah Penniman Moderated by Nwamaka Agbo

  • Eco Cinema, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Wild & Scenic Film Festival

    The Tucson Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby presents the Climate Solutions Film Festival, a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Earth Day.

  • Eco Tip, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Eco Tips

    Tips from PW

  • Fall 2020 Almanac, Gamechanger

    Josh and Rebecca Tickell

    Husband and wife team, Josh and Rebecca Tickell, are the darlings of the environmental movement via the award-winning documentaries and feature films they have written and directed with their production company…

  • Eco Cinema, Fall 2020 Almanac

    KISS THE GROUND: The solution is under our feet

    Kiss the Ground reveals that, by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies.

  • Artist, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Fernando Laposse

    Fernando Laposse is a London based Mexican designer/artist, who specializes in transforming humble natural materials into refined pieces.

  • Fall 2020 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities


    The overwhelming consensus of Earth and planetary scientists is that tektites consist of terrestrial debris that was ejected during the formation of an impact crater.

  • Fall 2020 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities


    VermiPods are specially encapsulated earthworm cocoons.

  • Eco News, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Inspiring Brand: Solo New York

    We all know that one of the easiest ways to help the environment is by using eco-friendly bags, the kind that is reusable and washable and if only more people would pivot to eco-friendly bags, we could then cut down the number of plastic bags being manufactured and distributed all over the world.

  • Book, Fall 2020 Almanac

    What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? Western Civilization in Fifty Plants By Stephen A. Harris

    Plants are an indispensable part of our everyday lives. From the coffee bean that gets roasted for our morning brew to the grasses that feed the animals we eat to the rubber tree that provides the raw materials used in the tires of our cars, we depend on plants for nearly every aspect of our lives.

  • Book, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Local Is Our Future: Steps to an Economics of Happiness by Helena Norberg-Hodge

    From disappearing livelihoods to financial instability, from climate chaos to an epidemic of depression, we face crises on a number of seemingly unrelated fronts.

  • Book, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures By Merlin Sheldrake

    Most fungi live out of sight, yet make up a massively diverse kingdom of organisms that supports and sustains nearly all living systems.

  • Book, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Upstream: Selected Essays By Mary Oliver

    Upstream follows Oliver as she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor, her boundless curiosity for the flora and fauna that surround her, and the responsibility she has inherited…

  • Book, Fall 2020 Almanac

    A Walk in the Forest: (ages 3-6) By Maria Dek

    A stunning invitation to discover the woods as a place for both imaginative play and contemplation.

  • Book, Fall 2020 Almanac

    Compost: A Family Guide to Making Soil from Scraps By Ben Raskin

    Teach your kids that composting is fun…

  • Artist, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Almanac Cover Art by Kathy Klein


  • Eco News, Summer 2020 Almanac


    We need your support whether it’s your voice, your social media presence or financially, to help environmental non-profits that are working to stop the next pandemic, protect wildlife and prevent more destruction of the natural environment.

  • Artist, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Brian Wildsmith

    Brian Wildsmith was a British painter, an award winning children’s book illustrator and lifelong nature lover.

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2020 Almanac


    The EWG is a trusted source and the one I go to for reliable information about personal care and cleaning products.

  • Recipe, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Pasta with Caramelized Onions, Roasted Tomatoes and Herbs

    From Botanica Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA

  • Animal News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Fabric of Nature

    Vibrant new Scottish currency is illustrated with influential women and native wildlife.

  • Eco News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    The Time Has Come: Adjustments are not enough

    Please, let’s not go back to normal.

  • Eco News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Emergence Magazine

    Emergence Magazine is an online publication with an annual print edition, featuring innovative stories that explore the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality.

  • Nature News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Upstate Diary Interview with Charlie McCormick by Priscilla Woolworth

    Priscilla’s interview with the award-winning gardener Charlie McCormick in Upstate Diary. Follow on Instagram @upstate_diary and @mccormickcharlie

  • Blog, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Transition Network

    The Transition Movement are communities coming together to reimagine and rebuild our world.

  • Almanac, Recipe, Summer 2020 Almanac

    The Best Crepe Recipe

  • Book, Summer 2020 Almanac

    The Earth in Her Hands

    75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants By Jennifer Jewell

  • Book, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Whole Food Cooking Everyday

    Transform the Way You Eat with 250 Vegetarian Recipes Free of Gluten, Dairy, and Refined Sugar By Amy Chaplin

  • Summer 2020 Almanac, Tree News

    Tree Time

    To skeptics, forest bathing looks merely like a slow walk in the woods.

  • Recipe, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Green Summer Grain Bowl

  • Summer 2020 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities


    Examining burs plucked from his pants and dog’s coat after a hike in 1948…

  • Bird News, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Giant Bird Feeder

  • Gamechanger, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Jacinda Arden

    Jacinda Arden is the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand, and she has declared war on climate change.

  • Eco Cinema, Summer 2020 Almanac

    The Church Forests Of Ethiopia : A Mystical Geography A film by Jeremy Seifert

    Nearly all of Ethiopia’s original trees have disappeared, but small pockets of old-growth forest still surround Ethiopia’s churches, living arks of biodiversity amongst the brown grazing fields.

  • Eco Cinema, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Call of the Forest

    In a theatrical feature and 1-hour television documentary, we follow visionary scientist, conservationist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, on her journey to the most beautiful forests of the northern hemisphere.

  • Book, Summer 2020 Almanac

    Becoming Wild

    Some people insist that culture is strictly a human feat. What are they afraid of? This book looks into three cultures of other-than-human beings in some of Earth’s remaining wild places.

  • Book, Summer 2020 Almanac

    The Lost Words

    In 2007, when a new edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary ― widely used in schools around the world ― was published, a sharp-eyed reader soon noticed that around forty common words concerning nature had been dropped.

  • Eco Cinema, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Favorite Television Series part 2

    Favorite TV Series Part 2

  • Eco Cinema, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Favorite Television Series Part 1

    Favorite TV series Part 1.

  • Blog, Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    What to Do instead of being on the computer, during times of self-isolation

    Things to do in quarantine.

  • Eco Garden, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Priscilla Woolworth’s Organic Seeds

    I’m thrilled to offer for the first time a selection of organically grown seeds from my garden in the Hudson Valley. They grew in a pesticide free environment, are GMO-free, and thrived in the fertile soil.

  • Recipe, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Grain Free Overnight Seed Pudding

    This grain free overnight seed pudding is cool and easy. It’s also a beautiful healthy filling nourishing spring or summer breakfast dish that requires no cooking and feeds a crowd.

  • Recipe, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Cardamom Peach Plum Galette

    A galette is a genius solution for the stresses of pie making. Rustic and designed for imperfection it’s very easy to make and quite beautiful.

  • Recipe, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Yellow Squash Cacio e Pepe

    Even if you’re not on any kind of particular diet this vegetable dish has lots of tangy flavor and is full of B vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. It’s the kind of meal you can make for yourself for lunch because it’s quick and very nutritious.

  • Spring 2020 Almanac, Sustainable Design

    Climate Victory Gardens

    Around the country, people are growing food to tackle the climate crisis.

  • Eco Garden, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Make your own Biodegradable Seed Pots

    If you’re thinking about planting lots of seeds, make biodegradable seed pots. They’re easy to make and they can be transplanted right into the ground when the time comes. Plus, they’re economical!

  • Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac, Tree News

    Undamming the Hudson River

    Free-flowing creeks are part of what binds ecosystems together. These waterways are the circulatory system of our landscape.

  • Eco News, Nature News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Great News! Plastic bags are banned in New York!

    Plastic Bags are Banned in New York as of March 1st, Second Statewide Ban, After California. Nature is celebrating this news!

  • Eco News, Eco Tip, Spring 2020 Almanac

    PW Tip 3: Recycling a Bamboo Toothbrush

    Bamboo toothbrushes are easy to recycle. You can reuse, repurpose or compost them.

  • Eco Tip, Spring 2020 Almanac

    PW Tip 1: Reduce Clothing Waste – ThredUp

    As the largest online consignment and thrift store, thredUP is inspiring a new generation of conscious consumers to think secondhand first. A destination for millions to buy and sell secondhand apparel, thredUP helps women save more money and time for the things that matter most.

  • Eco News, Nature News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Free Illustrations of the Natural World

    You Can Now Download 150,000 Free Illustrations of the Natural World

  • Spring 2020 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities

    Nine Lives Twine

    At Nine Lives Twine, you can have your cat and dog hair spun into yarn and woven into keepsakes like scarves or hats.

  • Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    The Joys of Nature

    The National Trust in England, is launching a series of activities to help people engage more with their natural surroundings, as new research released by the conservation charity, shows those with an active ‘engagement’ with nature are more likely to help tackle the nature crisis.

  • Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac, Tree News

    World’s oldest known fossil forest found in Upstate New York

    The world’s oldest known fossil forest has been discovered in a sandstone quarry in the town of Cairo, in upstate New York, offering new insights into how trees transformed the planet.

  • Artist, Spring 2020 Almanac


    He draws with flowers, paints with clouds and writes with water.

  • Eco Cinema, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Protect and Restore

    Environmental activists Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have helped produce a short film highlighting the need to protect, restore and use nature to tackle the climate crisis.

  • Eco Cinema, Spring 2020 Almanac

    The Pollinators

    Did you know that thousands of semi-trailers crisscross the country in the dead of night delivering…honeybees?

  • Spring 2020 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities

    Supreme Repurposing

    Crows are remarkably intelligent creatures who demonstrate complex skills like the ability to manufacture and use tools, remember human faces, and use individual experience to predict, plan and adapt to their environment.

  • Gamechanger, Spring 2020 Almanac

    You are the Gamechanger!

    You are engineering positive change by the choices you make every day and each one is making a difference!

  • Nature News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    PW Tip #2: #Flowersforgood

    Flower repurposing is one of the biggest things happening in the events industry right now.

  • Book, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Trees: A Rooted History By Piotr Socha and Wojciech Grajkowski

    Part botany, part history, part cultural anthropology—Trees goes beyond the basics to tell readers everything they might want to know about this particular branch of the plant kingdom.

  • Book, Spring 2020 Almanac

    The Little Gardener by Emily Hughes

    There was once a little gardener and his garden meant everything to him.

  • Book, Spring 2020 Almanac

    I Ate Sunshine for Breakfast Hardcover by Michael Holland and Philip Giordano

    Did you know that the rubber in your shoes came from a tree?

  • Book, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Seeds and Trees: A children’s book about the power of words by Brandon Walden, Kevin and Kristen Howdeshell

    Words are powerful. They can hurt or they can heal.

  • Book, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Scraps, Wilt & Weeds: Turning Wasted Food into Plenty By Mads Refslund and Tama Matsuoka Wong

    Inventive and delicious food, made from what most people throw away, by the co-founder of the celebrated Danish restaurant, Noma.

  • Eco News, Spring 2020 Almanac

    Luffas and Lice

    While researching medicinal plants found in Mexico for a medicinal plant garden I am designing in Cuixmala, Mexico, I was astonished to read about a use for luffa…

  • Eco News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Perspectives in Farming with Nature, 11/16/19

    What can wild nature do for food production and how can food production help wild nature?

  • Book, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Garden Revolution by Larry Weaner

    Larry Weaner is an icon in the world of ecological landscape design, and now his revolutionary approach is available to home gardeners.

  • Eco News, Nature News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Refuse Gourmet Teabags

    Since billions of microplastics have been found in those silken tea bags (which are actually made of plastic), a much healthier alternative is using loose tea instead.

  • Recipe, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Tunisian Chickpeas with Swiss Chard

    Inspired by a recipe from “Mediterranean Cooking” by Paula Wolfert.

  • Recipe, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Lentil Soup

    This is the perfect soup to make anytime of the year but especially like to make it during the holiday season.

  • Sustainable Design, Winter 2019/20 Almanac


    An innovative multi purpose waste-to-energy plant

  • Tree News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Pine Cone Collectors

    Only the healthiest of cones will do, which have no curves, no sap, and no insect bore holes.

  • Artist, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Olafur Eliasson

    Olafur Eliasson’s is a Danish-Icelandic artist with an extensive body of work that spans sculpture, painting, photography, film and installation pieces.

  • Gamechanger, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    John D. Liu

    John D. Liu is a Chinese American film-maker and ecologist. Through his camera lens he underlines the importance of life, nature, and the earth in relation to humans.

  • Blog, Eco News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac


    A zero waste grocery guide

  • Blog, Sustainable Design, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Tool Lending Library

    The Berkeley Tool-Lending Library in Berkeley, California, is part of the town’s public library system.

  • Blog, Eco News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Five Foods Made From Trash

    At least 30 percent of food ends up in landfills each year in the United States. Thanks to these five noshes—all made from castoffs—the trash piles are a little smaller.

  • Eco News, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Ecosystem Restoration Camps

    Ecosystem Restoration Camps are hubs of restoration activity where campers can work together with the local community to actively implement restoration strategies while learning restoration techniques that can be applied in other areas.

  • Book, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    From Bears and Trees to Mushrooms and Bees: A Children’s Book

    For young Max summer vacation is the best time of the year.

  • Book, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian’s Art Changed Science

    Bugs, of all kinds, were considered to be “born of mud” and to be “beasts of the devil.” Why would anyone, let alone a girl, want to study and observe them?

  • Book, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet

    Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world, but less well known is the fact that she was also an avid gardener…

  • Book, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Strange Harvests: The Hidden Histories of Seven Natural Objects

    In this beguiling book, Edward Posnett journeys to some of the most far-flung locales on the planet to bring us seven wonders of the natural world-

  • Book, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    It Starts With a Seed

    Take a journey through the season and years as we follow the seed’s transformation from a seedling to a sapling…

  • Eco Cinema, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Seeds of Hope

    Growing the past to save the future.

  • The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    The Book that Grew

    Each page was grown during February and March 2019.

  • The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Mycelium Pendant Lights

    Durable, sustainable and uniquely beautiful.

  • The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Hair Crown

    This crown from 19th century France.

  • Blog, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Winter Tracks

    Our Winter cover art explained.

  • Eco Cinema, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Dark Waters

    Watch this film based on a shocking true story.

  • The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities, Winter 2019/20 Almanac

    Bamboo Leaf Spoons

    These spoons are made from bamboo leaves…

  • Fall 2019 Almanac, Sustainable Design

    Pollinators Pavillion

    Recently installed on the site of Old Mud Creek Farm, an organic and regenerative farm in the Hudson Valley, the stunning Pollinators Pavilionis an educat

  • Fall 2019 Almanac, Recipe

    Power Green Soup

    From Clean Soup by Rebecca Katz

  • Fall 2019 Almanac, Recipe

    Magic Mineral Broth

    from The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery by Rebecca Katz

  • Fall 2019 Almanac, Nature News

    About Eating Mushrooms

    Should you consume raw mushrooms and/or mushroom mycelium? How can one safely use mushrooms?

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Action Alert


  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Reduce Food Waste and Save Time by Freezing It

    This is how I save leftovers, bread, fresh herbs and bananas at home: simply store the foods in freezer safe glass containers or reusable freezer bags to save time, money and waste.

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    People Helping: The Nurdle Patrol

    Nurdle Patrol is a citizen science project lead by the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas.

  • Blog, Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Pharmacy to Farm

    New York City Is Giving Out Prescriptions For Free Fruits And Vegetables.

  • Fall 2019 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities


    Merdacotta are ceramics made from cow dung and clay.

  • Fall 2019 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities

    Funerary Urns

    Biodegradable funerary urns…

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Project Coral

    Very encouraging news for the world’s depleted coral reefs thanks to scientists who successfully reproduced endangered corals in a laboratory setting for the first time.

  • Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Reducing Waste by Reusing Materials in the Garden

    Reducing Waste by Reusing Materials in the Garden by Priscilla Woolworth **originally published in Green America

  • Blog, Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Sounds of Nature

    A group of professional nature recordists from around the globe have collaborated to develop Nature Soundmap , an enjoyable and interactive way of exploring the natural sounds of our planet.

  • Eco Garden, Eco News, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Hidden Treasures


  • Fall 2019 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities

    Snail Slime

    Did you know that it was in the 1980s that the potential of snail secretions was first noticed by breeders in Chile, who marvelled at how soft their hands became after handling the molluscs?

  • Fall 2019 Almanac, Gamechanger

    Tom Szaky

    Since one of the issues I’m preoccupied with is waste, I chose as Gamechanger someone who has created a successful business model repurposing waste

  • Artist, Fall 2019 Almanac

    David Brooks

    The artist who got my attention is David Brooks. At Storm King, he drew inspiration from the landscape and local ecosystem to speak to broader issues impacting the environment, global climate trends, and human ways of life…

  • Book, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Cooking With Scraps by Lindsay-Jean Hard

    In 85 innovative recipes, Lindsay-Jean Hard— who writes the “Cooking with Scraps” column for Food52—shows just how delicious and surprising the all-too-often-discarded parts of food can be…

  • Eco Cinema, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Fantastic Fungi

    Imagine an organism that feeds you, heals you, reveals secrets of the universe and could help save the planet.

  • Book, Fall 2019 Almanac

    A Story That Grows by Gilles Bachelet

    A whimsical bedtime book perfect for sharing.

  • Book, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Fantastic Fungi by Louie Schwartzberg

    Contributions from Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, Eugenia Bone, and many more experts make Fantastic Fungi an awe-inspiring visual journey through the exotic, little-known realm of fungi and its amazing potential to positively influence our lives.

  • Book, Fall 2019 Almanac

    Viktor Schauberger: A Life of Learning from Nature by Jane Cobbald

    Viktor Schauberger’s knowledge of natural energies led to inventions which, if properly harnessed, could solve the world’s energy crisis. Unfortunately most people still find his ideas difficult to understand or accept.

  • Nature News, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Chamomile’s Natural Goodness

    Did you know that chamomile, which has astringent properties, could be used to tone your skin?

  • Eco Garden, Summer 2019 Almanac

    August Eco Garden

    Moon Gardening with Priscilla Woolworth

  • Blog, Nature News, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Chernobyl: Accidental Wildlife Sanctuary

    Did you know that in the 30+ years since the disaster zone was evacuated, rare and endangered animals are flourishing.

  • Blog, Eco News, Gamechanger, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Zach Bush

    Zach Bush is a triple board certified physician, master healer & consciousness, and is the founder and director of M Clinic, an integrative medicine center in Charlottesville, Virginia…

  • Eco News, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Good News Lately!

    A sample of some recent good news.

  • Book, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Some Stories: Lessons from the Edge of Business and Sport By Yvon Chouinard

    For nearly 80 years, Yvon Chouinard has followed his own advice, pursuing, with equal fervor, sports adventures, business excellence, and environmental activism.

  • Eco News, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Monarch Butterfly News

    In order to protect monarch butterflies from becoming an endangered species in 2019, millions of acres of native milkweed need to be restored to support a larger monarch butterfly population.

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Best Organically Grown Foods to Buy Frozen

    Frozen green beans are half the cost of fresh ones and retain more vitamins A and C than other frozen vegetables…

  • Gamechanger, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Polly Higgins

    Polly Higgins is a pioneer; since stepping down from her legal practice as a court advocate, she devotes her time to one client – the Earth.

  • Artist, Summer 2019 Almanac

    David Hockney & Vincent Van Gogh

    When describing how Van Gogh has inspired him, and whose work Hockney has long admired, “ his paintings are full of movement,” he said. “What people love about Van Gogh’s paintings is that all the brush marks are visible and you can see how they are painted…”

  • Summer 2019 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities

    Cordyceps Sinensis Mushroom: A Miracle Food

    Cordyceps Sinensis mushroom, is also referred to as a symbiant (not a parasite), boosts the immune system of its known host.

  • Summer 2019 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities

    Spider Silk

    Christine Radtke is working to use spider silk to reconnect severed nerve fibers.

  • Blog, Eco Tip, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Best Whole Grains

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2019 Almanac

    PW Tip #2: If you wear sunscreen…

    …you need to read this.

  • Eco Tip, Summer 2019 Almanac

    PW Tip #1: Poison Ivy Salve

    This magic elixir is what her grandmother doused her with when she had gotten into a patch of the dreaded poison ivy.

  • Recipe, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

    This is one of those naturally creamy treats that is actually good for you!

  • Recipe, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Wild Green Pesto

    Versatile and nutritious, wild green pesto is a gourmet delight!

  • Recipe, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Whole Roasted Cauliflower

    In 2018, Food & Wine named this recipe one of their 40 best.

  • Book, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Flora Forager ABC By Bridget Beth Collins

    This adorable alphabet book, features animals from angel fish to zebra, each brilliantly created with flower petals, leaves and other natural materials.

  • Book, Summer 2019 Almanac

    We Are The Gardeners

    This sweet story chronicles the adventures (and misadventures) of the Gaines kids as they grow vegetables and flowers in their garden.

  • Book, Summer 2019 Almanac

    Trees Of Power: The organic grower’s guide to planting, propagation, culture, and ecology By Akiva Silver

    Trees are our allies in healing the world.

  • Book, Summer 2019 Almanac

    The Overstory

    Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance

  • Eco Garden, Spring 2019 Almanac

    May Eco Garden

    Moon Gardening with Priscilla Woolworth

  • Recipe, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Slow-Roasted Red Peppers

    From the cookbook Lunch! by Olivia Mack McCOOL

  • Eco Tip, Spring 2019 Almanac

    How To Save Seeds

    Seed saving happens all year long, depending where you live.

  • Artist, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Louise Bourgeois

    Louise Bourgeois (1911– 2010) was a French-American artist. Born in Paris, she was raised by parents who ran a tapestry restoration business.

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    A Feast for the Senses

    Chinese vlogger Li Ziqi films her videos in the serene countryside of China.

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    The Rocky Hill Coal Mine Case

    A Group of Residents Prevented a Coal Mine from Being Built in their community in Australia.

  • Recipe, Spring 2019 Almanac, Tree News

    Making Maple Syrup

    I discovered that I have sugar maple trees in the woods by my house.

  • Nature News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Best Seed Catalogs

    All companies have signed the Safe Seed Pledge- a written commitment to sell only non-GMO seed.

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    I Have a Crush on Your Mind

    My generation and the generations that went before have failed you. We failed to grasp the basic premise of intergenerational justice: that you cannot apply discount rates to human life.

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    March 15th, 2019

    A Global Youth Strike for Climate Action is planned for March 15 and the movement is rapidly building momentum.

  • Recipe, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Sri Lankan Curry

    I made this recently and loved it. You can also add extra vegetables, such as chickpeas and zucchini.

  • Eco Tip, Spring 2019 Almanac

    PW Tips

    Eco Tips from Priscilla Woolworth

  • Eco News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Cover of the Spring Issue

    It was fun creating the flower motif cover for this issue, using recycled paper and filling the triangle pouches with seeds I had collected last year from my garden, along paths and in the field.

  • Bird News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Bird Feeders

    Even though we are only a few weeks away from Spring, if you live in the Northeast, winter may last into April. I especially love feeding birds in winter, though feeding them is not necessary for their survival except in extreme weather conditions.

  • Book, Spring 2019 Almanac

    A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity By Wm. S. Coperthwaite

    William Coperthwaite is a teacher, builder, designer, and writer who for many years has explored the possibilities of true simplicity on a homestead on the north coast of Maine.

  • Book, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Planting the Wild Garden

    Eloquent text and stunning illustrations combine to explore the many ways seeds are distributed. A farmer and her son carefully plant seeds in their garden.

  • Book, Spring 2019 Almanac

    The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things by Peter Wohlleben

    Nature is full of surprises: deciduous trees affect the rotation of the Earth, cranes sabotage the production of Iberian ham, and coniferous forests can make it rain. But what are the processes that drive these incredible phenomena? And why do they matter?

  • Gamechanger, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Greta Thunberg

    Greta Thunberg, is a sixteen-year old Swedish superstar activist working to stop global warming and climate change.

  • Spring 2019 Almanac, The Cabinet Of Green Curiosities


    A xylotheque is a small library where every “book” is made by the wood of the tree that is documented inside.

  • Bird News, Spring 2019 Almanac

    Why Native Plants Are Better for Birds and People

    Did you know that bird-friendly landscaping provides food, saves water, and fights climate change?

  • Spring 2019 Almanac, Sustainable Design


    Did you know that there is very little research into the aggregated effects of exposure to indoors pollutants from kitchen products, cleaning products, cooking fumes, fireplace smoke, insect sprays, air fresheners and scented candles, all of which can cause poor air quality in our homes, workspaces and schools.

  • Eco Cinema, Spring 2019 Almanac

    The Story of Electronics

    The Story of Electronics employs the Story of Stuff style to explore the high-tech revolution’s collateral damage—25 million tons of e-wa