What is seasonal eating? Eating seasonally means you are eating the freshest local food. It's purchasing and consuming the fruits and vegetables that are locally grown at their prime time of harvest. (It's extra special if it's grown in your own garden.) The produce will be simply delicious and fresh because it's picked when it's at its best.
In full disclosure - we started keeping chickens before keeping chickens during Covid was cool. Here at Calgo we already knew the benefits of the backyard fowl before chickens became the unexpected pet of the pandemic. The surprising trend of tending chickens came from the unease about food security coupled with new stay at home stay away from work policies. New lifestyles had people flocking to the hatcheries. But raising chickens is more than a pandemic past time and shouldn't be attempted without serious consideration.
Growing a garden with your children is more than just planting seeds. When you make planting a garden
a family event, you reap more than just vegetables. There are so many benefits to teaching your
children how to create a garden and here’s our top five reasons to get planting with your kids.
And we experienced that first hand when our community came out to support Art in the Garden on Saturday, April 24. The 65+ artists in attendance were amazing, and we couldn't believe the steady flow of patrons! We were also graced with a beautiful day; the weather was absolutely perfect.
March is Women's History Month—a time set aside to highlight and honor women's contributions and accomplishments throughout history and contemporary society. What began as a one-day event is now a month-long reminder of what women are capable of, and each day is a new day to recognize the trailblazers who have led and continue to lead the way for change.
We believe in giving back and supporting organizations that are close to our hearts. And we love to partner with likeminded businesses to bring you unique products that are both functional and art. Even better if they have a purpose and help communities and organizations in need.
There are houseplants that invite good fortune, money, energy and flexibility into your home and we can all use house guests like that right now. While we're not feng shui experts, we are smitten with how house plants can feng shui your home. For expert advice on this ancient Chinese philosophy, Know Feng Shui is a great learning resource.
Valentine's Day is all about showing those you love—whether that be your spouse/significant other, children, parents, or a best friend—just how much you love them. While there's nothing wrong with the tried and true—cards, chocolates, and flowers—we have a few more creative ideas that are sure to delight and surprise the loves of your life!
In the last year, we've all had to become a little more creative about how we do things... Especially as our kids are now spending more time than ever online, which means that they're not only socially distanced from their friends, but they're sedentary as well. Below we've listed three simple things you can do to encourage creativity in the children you love, whether they're your own kids, your grandchildren, or your nieces and/or nephews.
Let's face it—this last year has been formidable and full of unprecedented "firsts." As 2020 draws to a close, it goes without saying that we could all use a little joy and some serious sparkle right about now. Surprising someone with a piece of jewelry carefully chosen just for them is sure to add a little much-needed cheer this holiday season.