I don’t apperceive about your kids, but all my son anytime wants to do is go outside. As anon as we say the words “outside” or “walk” his face lights up like a Christmas timberline and he runs appear the door. I brainstorm that your kiddos apparently do the same. There’s article about accepting out of the house, breath in beginning air, and arena outside! And it’s a acceptable affair because there are so abounding allowances of arena outside: it builds cognitive, social, and affecting development; improves acoustic skills; increases absorption spans; and builds bigger amnesty and healthier, happier children! What ancestor doesn’t appetite that for their kids? 🙂
The botheration is that best of the arena fields and parks kids comedy on today are advised with a actinic cocktail of herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides. Abounding of the frequently acclimated chemicals are either acceptable or accurate endocrine disruptors, which can baffle with the development of children’s immune, reproductive, and metabolic systems. Horrifying, right? We appetite our kids to account from arena outside, but at what cost? With added parents acquirements about these abrogating affects of non-organic acreage maintenance, parents are attractive for change and for a better, healthier, and safer abode for their kids to play.
Stonyfield Amoebic — the amoebic yogurt cast that we all apperceive and adulation — is demography on their better mission yet — to advice to accomplish all arena fields amoebic and chargeless from adverse pesticides. Calm with the abutment of experts and advocates like Above Pesticides, Non-Toxic Neighborhoods, and Osborne Organics, Stonyfield is allowance communities and families beyond America to administer fields organically and chargeless from the use of adverse pesticides. Enter: StonyFIELDS.
Lucky for me, Stonyfield chock-full actuality in Houston, Texas at Hermann Park! They forth with The Hermann Esplanade Attention and Non-Toxic Neighborhoods are alive to alteration the Molly Ann Artisan Breadth and the Academic Backyard of the Bazaar Area atHermann Esplanade to amoebic backyard aliment as allotment of their StonyFIELDS action in Houston, TX.
If you are alien with Hermann Park, it’s massive. It’s a 445-acre esplanade with rolling hills, trails, pools, and admirable gardens, and hosts over six actor visitors a year. Now that’s a big park! Anniversary year the esplanade hosts a Kite Festival and it was the absolute accident to barrage this new initiative!
Transitioning the Academic Backyard and the Molly Ann Artisan Breadth to amoebic administration is a huge footfall for the burghal of Houston because Hermann Esplanade is now the first esplanade in Houston to use amoebic aliment practices. Currently Houston does not accept a action in abode for the pesticide-free alteration of accessible parks, so anybody hopes that this activity shows the burghal that if amoebic lawns and fields are attainable, they are accessible in all of Houston’s accessible blooming spaces.
Let’s go fly a kite! Up to the accomplished height!
We were captivated that our ancestors got to appear this amazing accident and abutment brands that we apperceive and assurance t0 bless a burghal that we love.
There were so abounding abundant booths to analysis out at the Stonyfield area of the Aeroplane Festival. They had a face painting booth, arts & crafts tables, amateur to comedy (like blah hole, affix four, cup stack), and adorable Stonyfield candy and yogurt to try. 🙂 We had a blast!
And a big bark out to Walmart who helped abutment the action by altruistic $20,000 and allowance brainwash kids in schools! With abounding sustainability programs and policies, Walmart is appreciative to abutment the StonyFIELDs initiative!
What an alarming way to get out of the abode with the ancestors and actualize some memories calm while acknowledging a abundant cause.
Stonyfield has already kicked off their action at several added parks!
- 9/29/18 – South Portland ME, Bug Ablaze Park
- 10/21/18 – Hyattsville MD, Magruder Park
- 3/24/19 – Houston TX, Hermann Park
This Bounce they may be advancing to a esplanade abreast you!
- 3/30/19 – Costa Acropolis CA, Tewinkle Park
- 4/6/19 – Burbank CA, George Izay Park
- 4/13/19 – Salt Basin Burghal UT, Bounded Able-bodied Complex
- 4/27/19 – Arctic Miami FL, Ben Franklin Park
- 5/4/19 – Dover NH, Woodman Esplanade Brawl Field
- 5/5/19 – Portsmouth NH, Alumni Park