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Earth Day is on tomorrow! Here are 3 ways to spend the day.

Visit a National Park. OK, getting out into nature seems obvious…but there’s more.

All National Parks are free on April 22 and 23! (And check their site for more free days this year.) You can go for an active hike or try the new trend of forest bathing.

When you practice Shinrin-yoku, you spend time outdoors in a quiet, mindful way. This Japanese practice supercharges your health by releasing stress and lowering your blood pressure.

Plant something. Put your mindfulness skills to work as you create a Spring garden. Whether you’re out in the yard or planting in containers, follow this guide to attract all kinds of goodness:

  • Butterflies: Lilac, mint, pansies or goldenrod;
  • Bees: Bee balm, lavender or sage;
  • Ladybugs: Marigolds, fennel, or dill; or
  • Hummingbirds: Foxglove, petunias, impatiens or lilies.

Up your produce game. What’s left after you eat local and organic? Joining a CSA.

“CSA” means Community Supported Agriculture, and CSA-affiliated farmers offer “shares” to consumers. Shares usually consist of a box of vegetables selected by the grower, but some CSAs offer boxes with products from other farmers in their co-op. Visit Local Harvest to find a CSA in your area or patronize a CSA farmer.

Seattle friends – the legendary Pike Place Market offers a Summer “Farm To Go” program. Sign up at their site.

Enjoy!