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Programming Note: Lawn Games for Life to be Featured on Wisconsin Public Radio on Friday

[caption id="attachment_5397" align="alignleft" width="540"] Did you know that badminton is named for a 19th century duke in England? We'll discus these and other fun game facts on Friday on Wisconsin Public Radio. [/caption] Our book Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games and our campaign Lawn Games for Life will be featured by host Joy Cardin on Wisconsin Public Radio on Friday morning at 6 a.m. central t ...

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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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Lawn Games for Life! Headed to Milton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [caption id="attachment_5251" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Ladder Golf is among the many games available to revelers at the 350th birthday celebration for the town of Milton, Mass., on Saturday afternoon."][/caption] MILTON, MASS. — Declaring to America that he doesn’t want to relegate an old-fashioned outdoor childhood to memory, Paul Tukey has been a man on a mission for th ...

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Lawn Games Dawn Gloriously in Northampton

[caption id="attachment_5160" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Children and the young at heart of all ages enjoyed a plethora of lawn games, including parachute, on the organic lawns at Look Park in Northampton, Mass."][/caption] Hundreds of people enjoyed flawless weather and acres of organic lawns Saturday at the first Pioneer Valley Planning Commission Lawn-A-Thon Festival made possible by a grant ...

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Boys & Girls Clubs, SafeLawns Find Common Ground

[caption id="attachment_5125" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="The popular Finnish game Molkky was a big hit with the crowd at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America national convention in San Diego on Friday."][/caption] Calling the Boys & Girls Clubs of America attendees inspirational community leaders, SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey challenged the organization to help keep communities across the nation pe ...

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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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Tag, Toss & Run Showcase Wows Disney Audiences

Paul Tukey, the co-author of Tag, Toss & Run, was on hand this week at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival where he showcased his new book and talked about the importance of sustainable lawn care and landscaping. These photos were contributed by Disney photographer Ron Riccio: [caption id="attachment_4991" align="alignleft" width="587" caption="SafeLawns Founder Paul Tukey explains that part of his mission i ...

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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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