Governor’s Island – Part I: Urban Gardening with GrowNYC

Governor’s Island is NYC’s favorite car-free oasis.  Just a 7 minute ferry ride from Manhattan you find yourself on an uninhabited island with million dollar views of the Statue of Liberty, Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn Bridge and Jersey City.  The excitement for our upcoming family glamping adventure on the island (see Part II of this post coming … More Governor’s Island – Part I: Urban Gardening with GrowNYC

Zero-waste? Canada to lead international “plastics charter”

Plastics are polluting our waterways, choking our coral reefs and being eaten by birds and marine animals. The average American takes home 1,500 plastic bags a year, which are used for about 12 minutes.  Most plastic bags are not recycled, and the ones that make it to landfill (vs. the waterways) take 500 years to … More Zero-waste? Canada to lead international “plastics charter”