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Carmel Valley’s MEarth welcomes volunteers on Make a Difference Day | Monterey Herald | October 21, 2016

For Tanja Roos, executive director of MEarth in Carmel Valley, the best part of volunteer events like Saturday’s Make a Difference Day is being “able to connect with community members and get them excited about our mission.”

Showing Monterey County Students the Path to Sustainability | Carmel Magazine | Summer 2016

MEarth inspires connections to Nature.

Earth Day increasingly about giving back to the land |  Monterey Herald | April 13, 2016

Earth Day began in 1970 as a way to focus attention on the environment, but since then the annual community events celebrating the day have shifted from mere information to the chance to actively make a difference.

Local Expert Collaborates on Pollan Film | Edible Monterey Bay | December 22, 2015

We are bombarded daily with contradictions about what eating healthy should look like: butter is bad, butter is good, drink more milk, drink less milk, eggs are bad, eggs are good, grains are good, too many grains are bad, and gluten is bad—or is it? In the midst of all the marketing mumbo jumbo, it is refreshing to hear a solution ringing clear: that eating well is really quite simple.

Local Libations: Field to Glass | Edible Monterey Bay | Fall 2015

Bar Cart Cocktail Co.’s Katie Blandin Shea  distills the seasons with foraged ingredients.

Holman Picnic Raises the Bar on Local Farm to Table Events | Edible Monterey Bay | June 25, 2015

Holman Ranch’s farm-to-table picnic held on July 15 easily lived up to expectations that it would prove to be one of the most exciting and unique local food and wine events of the summer.

Broccoli tastes different to a MEarth kid | Monterey Herald | April 13,2015

It’s a day to show off just how MEarth models sustainability and environmental consciousness to the community, especially the youth.

“Oftentimes kids can be disconnected from the natural world,” said MEarth Executive Director Tanja Roos. “Do they even know how food is grown and where it comes from?”

Carmel Middle School recognized for green success | Monterey Herald | February 24, 2015

Eco literacy teacher Pat Stadille stands at the far edge of the Carmel Middle School campus, surrounded by a platoon of 25 sixth-graders ready to go into battle. The mission they’ve all accepted is to go to a hill, identify invasive weeds, and annihilate them.

Green Dreams: Your Kitchen | Edible Monterey Bay | Winter 2014

Cleaner, lighter living in the new year may come more easily than you think

Finalists Announced for Building Vibrant Communities | changemakers | September 3, 2014

Activating Empathy to Create Change

25 for the Next 25 | Monterey County Weekly | October 31, 2013

The Weekly’s 25th Anniversary Issue: The Weekly seeks out some of the movers and shakers who will shape Monterey County for the next few decades. (**By no means a comprehensive list.)

Quick Bites | Monterey County Weekly | September 17, 2013

1,500 Pumpkins in One Place (Really) and Much-Awaited Chai Vegan Looks Unlikely

Feeding the Future | 831 Magazine | September 2013

When we turn to the evening news, we find ourselves inundated with stories of hopelessness. Images of mankind’s shortcomings and failures are all too prevalent—global warming, pollution, world hunger, war… Optimism is dead, the future of the human race is bleak, and so on. But there are those who are fighting these depressing odds. While there are those who would argue that children are weak and powerless, for Tanja Roos and Danny Keith, molding young minds is the only way to bring about radical change in the world today. They are changing the world, one child at a time.