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NBC Features Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games

Thanks to WCSH6 in Portland, Maine, for this rousingly good segment about our book, Tag, Toss & Run: http://www.wcsh6.com/news/health/fit_at_five/article/208319/223/Fit-at-Five-Lawn-Games. The piece was filmed, incidently, in Maine in my mother's back yard where we moved and have been playing lawn games as a family since 1972 — the year the first video game, Pong, was introduced. As I said in this piece, wh ...

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Lawn Games for Life! Enlivens Gatherings Large & Small

We spent April and May traveling the country to attend massive gatherings, from the Ecpot Flower & Garden Festival in Orlando, to the Captain Planet Foundation Festival in Atlanta and Earthfest outside Philadelphia. On Saturday, however, we brought the Lawn Games for Life! campaign down to scale at our first private family function in Massachusetts — then concurrently helped enliven the 350th anniversary of ...

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More Than 10,000 Children Enjoy Philly EarthFest

[caption id="attachment_5090" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Of the dozens of games available to the children from the SafeLawns Lawn Games for Life demonstration, the old-fashioned sack races proved most popular. "][/caption] Organizers estimated more than 10,000 children, many from the inner city of Philadelphia, were able to enjoy lawn games and myriad other environmental educational opportunitie ...

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New Book Announcement: Toss, Kick & Run

Lawn Games Book Represents Change of Pace for Pesticide Activist [caption id="attachment_4278" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Authors Paul Tukey and Victoria Rowell will introduce their new book next spring."][/caption] FOR MORE THAN FIVE YEARS NOW I have focused my energies through the SafeLawns Foundation to educate folks about how to grow lawns naturally. Beginning in 2012 I’m thrilled to announc ...

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