Your Green Living Resources
Mountain View‘s Last Farm - MVFarmland.org Help your children have a connection to the land and hands-on experience learning how food is grown by helping to save Mountain View‘s last farm. You can make a difference for your family and your community. Go now to http://www.mvfarmland.org/ to find out how. If we let the Farmland be paved over it will be lost to our children forever.
The Green Guide is a useful resource for learning about all aspects of green living and for getting practical day-to-day advice.
Acterra: Action for a Sustainable Earth is a local environmental organization. If you want to learn more about our local environment, find a resource at their library, take a class to learn more about how to live "green" or check their Eco Calendar for local events visit www.acterra.org
Hooked on Nature "is a movement to raise awareness that contact with nature enhances the emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual health of children and the communities they live in." "Hooked on Nature is a 501c3, non-profit, educational corporation that provides leadership, training and resources to foster love and respect for each other, the Earth, and all that is." http://www.hookedonnature.org/
Hand in Hand (formerly Parents Leadership Institute) "is a non-profit organization that fosters healthy parent-child relationships that will last a lifetime. We give parents simple, concrete tools to build and rebuild a close relationship with their children, and to lead their families well. We promote parent-to-parent support founded on mutual respect, listening, and the desire of parents to love their children well."
"Hand in Hand helps parents acquire the skills they need to build and rebuild close connections with their children. We also encourage parents to build close connections with other parents, so they are able to learn and share with others, and work together to build a healthier community."
Hand-in-Hand has very helpful free articles on their website. They also offer booklets, audio and video products, classes, workshops, leadership training, support groups as well as speakers for your events. http://www.handinhandparenting.org/