What Is Mountain Roots Outreach?

Anyone who follows Mountain Roots’ social media content may have noticed recent posts about outreach. Indeed, our Spring 2021 Outreach Program is up and running, signaling a major annual pivot for us. This is when we, as an organization, transition from winter administration, curriculum development, and project management to full-swing execution mode (basically over night).Continue reading “What Is Mountain Roots Outreach?”

5 Outdoor Winter Activities

Winter in western North Carolina usually includes the whole spectrum of precipitation. Some days are cold and blustery, others sunny and breezy, so it can be difficult to make a plan for activities. Once you have exhausted indoor options: baking cookies, holiday-decorating, hot chocolate and movies, you’ll find that the whole crew becomes prone toContinue reading “5 Outdoor Winter Activities”

Celebrating Earth Day

The first established “Earth Day” was on April 22nd, 1970 at the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Now, 49 years later, Earth Day is something that we celebrate yearly on April 22nd. Around the globe, communities gather to participate in activities that give back to the planet in some way. Garbage collection, tree planting,Continue reading “Celebrating Earth Day”