Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Communities of women and men around the world are uniting this month to support their friends and loved ones with breast cancer. World-wide events like the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and the Avon Walk give millions of people the chance to walk together to raise money and save lives.   There will…

Collecting the Milkweed, Part 1: Milkweed Uses

The milkweed plant is a fragrant flower that blooms in the summer and hosts the magnificent Monarch butterfly. The magical flowers come in various shades and cluster on top of the plant’s strong stem. Its unique seed pod is shaped like a cucumber, with tiny bumps dotting its outer layer. When the pod opens, cotton-like…