Live and eat by the season

Live and eat by the season

green renaissance

“The sunchoke, or Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), is an edible tuber that grows underground, much like a potato. They look a little bit like large knobs of ginger. They taste slightly nutty and savory like a cross between an artichoke heart and the best potato you’ve ever had.
Native Americans cultivated them and they became a popular crop in Europe after colonization of the Americas. They fell out of popularity until just the past couple of decades”. [the] read more

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

• Live on a farm
• Producing our own vegetables
• A beekeeping business
• City life
• Live by the season
• Eat by the season
• Jerusalem Artichokes
• A bulb that grows underground
• Shave them raw into a salad
• Roast them as roast veggies
• Takes it to another level
• Start shopping at a farmer’s market
• A local beekeeper

Do you remember the last time you walked barefoot and reconnected with the Earth?

Do you remember the last time you walked barefoot and reconnected with the Earth?

[earthing original]

Earthing is a fast-growing movement based upon the major discovery that connecting to the Earth’s natural energy is foundational for vibrant health.

Other Ways to be Earthed:

Swim in the ocean or lakes
Garden with bare hands
Lay on the Earth
Hug a living tree
Lean up against a living tree
Sleep on the earth while camping


Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

·       The Sun’s energy is crucial for good health

·       Direct contact with the surface of the Earth

·       Our bodies receive a charge of energy

·       It makes us feel better

·       This is called Earthing

·       Throughout history

·       Absorbing the Earth’s energy

·       In today’s world

·       We live most of our lives inside

·       Shoes prevent us from connecting

·       We often feel drained and achy

·       You can start receiving the benefits of Earthing

·       Going barefoot outside

·       The more time the better

·       This alone can be life changing

·       You can start Earthing indoors too

·       Safely and conveniently receive Earth’s energy

·       Sleep deeper

·       Feel more refreshed in the morning

·       Wake up looking terrific

·       This life changing discovery

·       It’s a no brainer






A 10-Minute Walk

A 10-Minute Walk

[the trust for public land]

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

  • In hundreds of cities across America
  • No safe places to play
  • Playing fields
  • No green spaces
  • In every state across America
  • A park within a 10 minute walk from home
  • From coast to coast
  • Building parks
  • To transform vacant lots into playgrounds
  • Industrial waterfronts
  • Community river walks
  • Where everyone can play, exercise and connect with nature
  • Connect with each other
  • No matter who you are
  • Everyone deserves a park



Be mindful

Be mindful

[Apple UK]


Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you carefully observe your thoughts and feelings without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to your current experience, rather than dwelling on the past or anticipating the future. ” [Psychology Today]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • Make the deadline
  • How many likes did I get?
  • Busy lives
  • Our brains aren’t wired to be constantly switched off
  • Take some time to quiet your mind
  • Be in the moment
  • It can make you less stressed
  • Improve your health overall
  • Be mindful
  • Finding a moment
  • Take a few deep breaths
  • Feeling better already