As the late afternoon sunshine glare bounces off your computer screen, imagine you’ve traded in your keyboard for a trowel and your monitor for topsoil.
Maybe you can. Some innovative companies have discovered the calming benefits of letting their employees to tend the fields while on the clock. Gardening encourages team building, helps them de-stress, and even helps them engage in some light physical activity.
Interested in starting a community garden at work?
Kicks off with Timberland Earthkeepers United We Stand Restoration Project in Mott Haven
STRATHAM, N.H., June 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As an outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland has a longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors. Not only the great outdoors, but the city parks, community gardens and green spaces its consumers explore every day. As part of this commitment, Timberland announces a goal to double its footprint in five U.S. cities by 2020 -- but not in the way you might think.
Robert Hammond, Executive Director, Friends of the High Line spoke at the BSR Conference 2014: Transparency and Transformation, which took place November 4-6 in New York, during a plenary session. Watch the full video now:
TD Economics has released a new report that looks at the value of trees and green spaces from an economic perspective in Halifax, Montreal and Vancouver. The report shows that urban forests do much more than green our neighbourhoods. For example: