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Celebrating 13 years of Nature Connection! 

“My interest is for the forest to do the teaching. That happened.” Mission: Earthroots is a non-profit 501(c)3 education organization dedicated to cultivating a sense of care and connection between people and the natural world. Earthroots inspires life-long dedication to environmental stewardship … Continue reading

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Cooking with Acorns

My favorite trails are littered with acorns from the recent big winds. This incredibly nutritious food has been feeding native people of our region for thousands of years, and is used today by a wide spectrum of cultures.  After reading … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Backpacking with Children

A lot has happened since my last blog update… Earthroots purchased 39-acre Big Oak Canyon, I had a baby, our program offerings have expanded and our staff has grown. Having now graduated two years of participants in Earthroots Family Backpacking Training Series, it is … Continue reading

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