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If there is one thing I have learned from growing up on an organic farm, it’s to appreciate that many small things have big beginnings. Having an egg for breakfast or a glass of wine at the end of the day may seem like a simple occurrence, but the journey that has been taken to reach your plate may have begun months, or even years, before. Though a thought like this often gets surpassed by our immediate concerns of consumption: Does this taste good? and/or Is consuming this going to negatively affect me in the future? Both these questions can be answered by looking to the product’s past.
Having already provided 160,000 hours of employment to locals in developing countries, tentree is proud to announce that we have officially planted our first million trees! Through our partnership with international non-profit organizations, we're stepping up to become a major part of reforestation efforts in several countries around the world, all thanks to YOU!
Mangroves truly are a super tree, the effects of which are incredibly far reaching. While in North America we don't get to see many of the benefits (save for Florida and the West Indies), much of the rest of the world depends on them for an entire rolodex of reasons. tentree is busy planting mangroves in countries throughout Africa, providing environmental stability and both seasonal and full time employment for local workers.
Below are the must-knows when it comes to mangroves.
There’s nothing quite like the great outdoors. Whether it’s camping out under the stars or swimming in the sea, interacting with nature can be a simple yet profound experience.
It's no big secret that Mother Nature is a beautiful creature, but some of that beauty is fading fast. It’s also no big secret that so much of this damage has been at the hands of humans.
phi•los•o•phy [fi-los-uh-fee] noun
A theory or attitude held by an individual or organization that acts as a guiding principle for behaviour.
The notion of “philosophy” brings back, for me, fleeting memories of fluorescent lighting and the squeak of linoleum floors.