national arbor day

National Arbor Day

Dan Forestry, This Land of Ours

  Cathy Isom tells us about the National holiday dedicated to planting and caring for some of the Earth’s greatest treasures. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Every last Friday in April is National Arbor Day. It’s a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees in their community. Trees provide …

help horse day

Help a Horse Day

Dan Equine, This Land of Ours

  Cathy Isom tells us about a celebration to raise awareness about a majestic, loving animal. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Wednesday, April 26th is National Help a Horse Day. It was founded by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or ASPCA. The objective: to spread awareness about at-risk horses who may …

Vending Machine Salads

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

  Cathy’s intro: Turning a vending machine into a veggie machine. That’s coming up on “This Land of Ours.”   A Chicago-based company is making sure more vending machines around the United States contain fresher, healthier snacking and meal options than just the usual snack chips and candy bars. Farmer’s Fridge sells salads out of vending machines, using locally grown and …

Major League Baseball Hot Dogs

Dan This Land of Ours

It’s hot dogs and baseball time! Cathy Isom gives us the scoop on just how many millions of hot dogs Major League Baseball Fans are expected to gobble up at the games this year. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hot dogs and baseball go hand in hand. So it’s no wonder Major League Fans are expected to gobble …

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Earth Day Love

Dan This Land of Ours

  Cathy Isom tells us why we celebrate Earth Day and what you can do to show our planet some love. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   It was forty-seven years ago, on April 22, 1970, when twenty-million Americans took to the streets. Voicing their concern about the deteriorating environment and urging the government to take action before …

lasagna garden

Lasagna Garden

Dan This Land of Ours

  Cathy Isom tells us how to make a Lasagna garden bed. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Lasagna gardening has nothing to do with that Italian cuisine we’re all very fond of. But if done correctly, a lasagna gardening bed could create the perfect soil for some of the veggies that we can plant and one …