The Lucuma Blog

  1. Trees Water People

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    Trees Water People

    Doing Good: They work in Central America planting trees, installing fuel efficient and safe cooking stoves and empowering communities. Now, we like them even more as they have started a project with Indigenous communities in the US, helping to instal eco-friendly housing and solar panels.

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  2. American Bird Conservancy

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    American Bird Conservancy

    The good they do: This organization provides needed advocacy and protection for bird species and habitats in the Americas.

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  3. Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

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    Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

    The good they do: Sea Shepherd works tirelessly to protect precious marine life and fight illegal and destructive actions that threaten the health of our oceans.

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  4. Seed Saver’s Exchange

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    Seeds Saver’s Exchange

    Doing Good: We love their mission of seed sovereignty as a way to promote biodiversity to benefit us all.

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  5. Fair Trade Together for Pollinators

    Let your love for pollinators shine with these inspired goods!

    Soothing, natural, peaceful, or "just plain sweet" pollinator products can infuse your home or store with a sense of wellbeing and balance. Celebrate and respect the important work that these small, imperiled creatures do by first educating yourself about simple ways to protect their habitats and second, by socially connecting with and shopping from international companies and artisan workshops like us, who care for our shared earth and people. 

    Look and shop a variety of inspired-by-pollinators goodies brought to you by compassionate businesses from the FairTradeFederation.org (product directory under each photo).

     

     

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  6. Buzz-Worldly Bee Gifts!

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    As conscious consumers, honoring our connection with all life on Earth may start as simply as falling in love with a handcrafted, bee-inspired gift or two! Tasting honey could open our hearts to being grateful to the richness in our lives. And while these handmade gifts help raise awareness for all pollinators, they double their goodness by supporting decent livelihoods for the artists' communities who created them!

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  7. Loving Our Bees!

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    Every time we bite into a crispy apple, a fragrant apricot, a juicy strawberry or tomato, we have some bees to thank! As champion pollinators, honeybees and about 20,000 native bee species fly from flower to flower collecting pollen for their colonies while spreading pollen from plant to plant, doing an invaluable service that supports all life.

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  8. Play & Learn with Finger Puppets

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    Get your earth-friendly organic cotton or alpaca wool hand-knitted finger puppets for hours of fun play -OR- make your own out of paper! Just download our free finger puppet printable patterns and let the fun begin.

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  9. Gratitude Gourd Box Video

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    A place where we can all share the good things happening in our lives right now despite our difficulties. May you be inspired to start your own Gratitude Box with your family!

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  10. DIY Printable Farm Finger Puppets

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    Download a PDF for these fun farm paper finger puppets of a cow, horse, pig and more! Print on cardstock or heavy paper (8.5x11”) and cut along the dotted lines. Next, either fix the tabs with tape or glue or make notches and overlap. With a larger, open ring shape, the puppets can stand on a hard surface and be used like paper dolls. Otherwise, size the band to a finger and you’re good to play!

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