The New Kitchen Garden

The kitchen garden is making a comeback. There are farmers’ markets in every Virginia town, farm subscription plans (also called CSA), produce delivery services like Relay Foods, and community gardens like the ones at Friendship Court and West Street in Charlottesville. The local food movement is lively. What could be more local than your own […]

 Historic Garden Week

 Historic Garden Week

Each year, thousands of garden enthusiasts from all over the country come to Virginia for the annual Historic Garden Week—and for good reason. While every state in the Union enjoys spring in their own fashion, no one does it quite like Virginia.     Every April, the Garden Club of Virginia invites visitors to more […]

What yoga taught me about raising spiritual kids

Yoga (and life!) principles for kids and grownups Be honest. Be truthful in what you say and what you do. Tell the truth, and be yourself. Be respectful of others. Remember to say “please” and “thank you.” Make eye contact and apologize when you need to. We do these things not just to be courteous, […]