As we’ve crossed through the mountains of Sequoia National Forest into the arid, cactus-dotted landscapes of Arizona, our greeting card count in the back of the Tree-Free-mobile grows smaller and smaller… and mailboxes all over the U.S. (and in a few different countries) are filling up with messages of humor, consolation, encouragement, and love! We… Continue reading Just Deserts – From California to Arizona
The last few days, as we’ve carved our way through Oregon and into northern California, have been hot. Still, we’ve had a great time at our recent stops — Manzanita Fresh Foods and Ashland Food Co-op — and have been extremely grateful for the air conditioning! One teacher came over to tell us she’s helping her students… Continue reading It Only Takes a Moment
From Missoula to Coeur D’Alene to Washington state, the #TreeFreeLove campaign continues! Special thanks to Missoula Fresh Markets, Orange Street Food Farm, Real Food Market in Helena, Main Market Co-op in Spokane, and Pilgrim’s Market in Idaho for hosting us. 🙂 As the Tree-Free-mobile pulls up to store after store, and we chat with shoppers and… Continue reading Cross-Country Creativity
Why not make someone smile today? Visit Tree-Free’s website for all sorts of styles, or check this map to see if any Greeting Card Giveaways are coming to your city!
Here we are — a bountiful farmer’s market, some Amish doughnuts (we aren’t sure what the difference is, but they were delicious), and a twilight hike to a Wisconsin overlook all behind us. Who knew rest areas had so much to offer? The campaign continues after a day off spent swooping around Minneapolis, MN on… Continue reading Greetings From Under the Big Sky!
There’s something about a food co-op that’s so much more pleasant than a supermarket. The woody fragrance, the community board tacked with overlapping posters, the shelves stocked with products from a business down the road… It feels more like a cozy pantry than a commercial enterprise. But other than the atmosphere, what is it that… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Visit Your Local Co-op
As an art historian at Mustard Seed Market noted as she slipped a letter into our mailbox, “It’s so important not just to write things down, but to save them.” She spoke of grasping the nuances of her grandfather’s personality by reading the early letters he had written to his wife before he died in… Continue reading What’s your story?