Tagged Going Green

Making Sense of Food Scraps

by Nourishing Literacy  staff members Shayna M. and Carolyn After reading a New Yorker article a few weeks ago, our curiosity and interest grew in how to use kitchen scraps in resourceful ways. Tamar Adler, the highlighted…

Could Every Day Be Earth Day?

“Earthrise,” taken by astronaut Bill Anders in 1968, was the first widely published image of our planet from outer space. It helped spark the environmental movement in the United States. On April 22, 1970—exactly 50…

Kids Need Green Time, Even in the Snow!

The Free Library is here to help your family find their Winter Wonderland! Nurture Minds and Spirits, Young and Old New research suggests that regular exposure to green spaces, or natural landscapes, can lower stress, combat depression…

A Look at Some Famous "Veggies" in Honor of the Great American MeatOut

March 20 is the Great American Meatout – an annual challenge to pass up meat for just one day  and give the vegetarian (or vegan) life a try. What you choose to eat is a very personal choice, but if you’ve been…

Get HYPE Philly!: From Bookworms to Earthworms

Worm bins and books alike inspire curiosity! During the summer, Get HYPE Philly! set up compost bins at neighborhood libraries , filling them up with scraps of raw fruits and vegetables, soil and worms. Led by our urban agriculture…