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Celebrate Earth Day with GITC, Trainer Rik Palieri and Pete Seeger

On April 16, 2013, in GSB Blog, by Jess
My song Plant a Tree, was originally written for my wife, Marianna’s Mom when she turned 80 and had a tree planting . After the tree was planted, she said  that back in Germany that they would plant trees for many milestones in ones life, from birth to death. Then she said “As my family […]

What garden education programs are you aware of?

On May 17, 2011, in GSB Blog, by Jess
Today I learned about San Diego County's Early Childhood Initiative to address childhood obesity by teaching young children to grow their own food in 5 community garden sites. Hopefully we can bring the Green Songbook and GITC's Sing Green workshops there! Please tell us about your community's farm to school or farm to table […]

Happy Earth Day!

On April 21, 2011, in GSB Blog, by Jess
Welcome to each of you visiting this blog, today. Are you at all curious about how Earth Day came to be? It was the brainchild of Senator Gaylord Nelson! You can read about it here: Please share with us any wishes, thoughts, or intentions you have for Earth Day today. Let's make it more […]

On April 9, 2011, in GSB Blog, by Jess
For those of you who have not had the pleasure of meeting or e-meeting Linda MacFarlane, she is GITC's beloved Northern Regional Director and she is a dedicated, loving, experienced early childhood music specialist and performing musician! Also a member of our beloved Children's Music Network (CMN). Linda, the songs about the garden have inspired […]

What GREEN SONGS have inspired you?

On April 6, 2011, in GSB Blog, by Jess
What is the first green song you remember hearing? Who played or sang it?

Welcome to the Green Songbook Blog!

On March 28, 2011, in GSB Blog, by Jess
As we sent the book and CD out into the world for its maiden voyage this week, I was filled with hope that many people will take greening their lives and their communities to heart in new ways by coming across inspirational and informational songs in this book. The books are selling quickly, too! We […]