First Daughter and the Black Snake Documentary Review

In the times we live in today, it can be extremely daunting and challenging just to stand up for basic human and environmental rights. Standing up to giant corporations can seem like an almost impossible task. It’s easy to get really down about the state of the world.

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Winona LaDuke’s Hemp Farm

I had the great honor and pleasure of spending some time with the one and only Winona LaDuke at her hemp farm!
I have the greatest respect for people who dedicate their lives to improving their communities and the world, and Winona is a powerful example of this. She is truly leading the way into a more sustainable and just world and has been at it for decades, before I was even born.

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Plant It Forward

What is plant it forward? Plant-it-forward is a movement to encourage more people to plant in the backyard. Similar to the Ice Bucket Challenge, participants will plant 3 seeds (or plants), then call out three friends on social media to do the same. It doesn’t matter if they are vegetables, sunflowers, flowers, or big trees – be as creative as you wish. The goal: MORE PLANTING!

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Craig Calfee Genius Bamboo Bicycle Builder

Meet Craig Calfee, the genius bamboo bicycle builder. Craig was the first modern bamboo bicycle builder, starting in the 1990’s. Every bamboo bike is made by hand by him and his staff, and every single one is unique. From racing and off-road bikes to double-decker-tall bikes to heavy duty frames that can carry loads of over 400 pounds! And electric bikes that go over 30 mph with pedal assist.

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Valerie Frere and Rob Greenfield educate

Day 5 of Change the World: Educate our Future

Kids learn from their elders. We are their role models and they do as they see. Let’s lead by example! Today, we’ll be at a local elementary school spending time with the children. 

You voted on these 3 mini adventures on Facebook:

-Prepare a nutritious lunch for a classroom

-Tell stories of our adventures and teach earth friendly living. 

-Work in the school garden. 

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12 Ways to Take Back the Human Body

Day 2 of Change the World is Take Back the Human Body Day!

I believe that humans would be happier, healthier, and better to the earth if we were more comfortable in our own skin. It would mean fewer beauty products, less clothing and accessories, and less time in front of the mirror. That would leave more money and time for what’s important. Also, today is about treating our bodies with health and respect.

You voted on these mini adventures on Facebook:

Go skinny dipping

Go barefoot the entire day

Do an all-natural photo.

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Day 1: Reduce • Reuse • Recycle

Day 1 of Change the World is Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Day!

You voted on these 3 mini adventures on Facebook:

Reduce – Create no waste! Whatever we create we have to wear on our heads.

Reuse – Get an outfit from a secondhand store for less then $10.

Recycle – Clean up trash from the beach and recycle what we can.

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