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Texas Land Conservancy property W T Monahan's at sunset - photo by Ramirez Merrell Gives Back to the Texas Land Conservancy Whole Earth is excited to announce that Merrell is once again sponsoring a giveback event for the Texas Land Conservancy! From Thursday, September 16th through Sunday, September 26th, when you purchase a full-price pair of adult Merrell shoes at Whole Earth Provision Co., Merrell will donate $5 to the Texas Land Conservancy. The first 100 customers who take advantage of this opportunity when shopping in one of our brick and mortar stores will receive a $25 Whole Earth gift card for use on their next purchase, one card per person while supplies last. Read More Posted on Sep 14, 2021 by Whole Earth
Detail of a Nomadix Cascades Multi Festival Blanket Win a Nomadix Festival Blanket for ACL! Just in time for the Austin City Limits Music Festival, you could win one of eight Nomadix Festival Blankets! Nomadix makes a standout festival blanket that combines eye-catching designs along with the softness of a towel and protection from damp ground with its water resistant base. Here's how to enter: Read More Posted on Sep 12, 2021 by Whole Earth
A shady path on the Violet Crown Trail in Austin The Austin Oboz Trail Experience - A Few of Our Favorite Trails While we're waiting for cooler weather to set in, we have a suggestion for those of you who live in the Austin area and can't wait to get back on the trail this fall. Sign up for the Oboz Trail Experience! Register in September and hike in October. Read More Posted on Sep 9, 2021 by Whole Earth
A family gathered at a campsite under tall trees Your Top Camping Questions Answered! We're answering your top camping questions! They include what amenities can I expect at most state parks? What types of food should I bring, and how do you keep perishables fresh? How do I charge my phone? Can I bring my dog? And more! Read More Posted on Aug 12, 2021 by Whole Earth
Yoga practitioner participating in an online Citizen Yoga class on a Manduka mat Manduka & Citizen Yoga Have a Gift for You! We all like gifts! And Manduka and Citizen Yoga have joined together to offer a gift with purchase that we think you'll appreciate. When you purchase a select Manduka yoga mat or towel, you'll receive a month of free virtual yoga with Citizen Yoga.  Read More Posted on Aug 7, 2021 by Whole Earth
Whole Earthling kids are ready for back to school! Back to School in 2021! With our calendars turned to August, it's time to start thinking about the upcoming school year. Whether you're getting kids ready for a return to the classroom or you're heading to one yourself, Whole Earth is here to help you gear up with new packs, lunch bags, water bottles, shoes, clothing and jackets.  Read More Posted on Aug 3, 2021 by Whole Earth
On Cloudventure trail running shoes put to the test on a rocky mountain slope. On Running Shoes - Innovation and Performance When the Swiss put their minds to improving something, you can rest assured that the result will be something special. Direct from Zurich, meet On running shoes, born of the founder's desire to revolutionize the running experience with shoes that combine innovation, performance, comfort and a concern for the environment. Read More Posted on Jul 28, 2021 by Whole Earth
A selection of Whole Earth's 50th Anniversary t-shirts Designed to Celebrate Our 50 Years of Adventure For those who were there at the founding of Whole Earth Provision Co. 50 years ago, it hardly seems possible that so much time has passed. The small store that opened in Bluebonnet Plaza near the University of Texas in Austin has grown and transformed over the years.  Read More Posted on Jul 14, 2021 by Whole Earth
Kayaking on a Central Texas river with Whole Earthling Nate A Day on the Water Webinar Join us for A Day on the Water Webinar with Kimberly Sorenson of Texas Parks & Wildlife, hosted by Whole Earth's Heather Watson and Rani Loyal. The event will be on July 27th from 6 to 7:15 pm. You can register at Eventbrite.  Read More Posted on Jul 12, 2021 by Whole Earth
Nomadix - One Towel for Every Activity and the Planet Zack Helminiak, Chace Petersen and Hunter Robinson took a road trip from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to the southern California coast. After 17 days on the road with no showers, their minds turned, unsurprisingly, to towels. What they wanted was a lightweight travel towel that would pack small and could be used for any number of outdoor activities. Read More Posted on Jul 8, 2021 by Whole Earth
Rock climber dangling from a cliff face Quick Guide to Choosing Men's Outdoor Clothing What should you look for when buying clothes for outdoor adventure? Knowing a bit about fabrics and construction details will help you find clothing that combines functionality and performance. Here are a few pointers to guide you. Read More Posted on Jul 6, 2021 by Whole Earth
Captain Alvin Dedeaux of All Water Guides of Central Texas and Howler Brother Ambassador rests on the edge of a boat sipping a cold drink. Howler Brothers and Whole Earth Howler Brothers, like Whole Earth, is an Austin born business. Chase Heard and Andy Stepanian are the Brothers, not by birth but by a natural inclination for spending time on the water. Whole Earth is proud to have been among Howler Brothers' early supporters and has been offering their clothing in our stores for almost ten years.  Read More Posted on Jun 24, 2021 by Whole Earth
Greenbox Art Morning In The Garden Serveware Decorative Dish showing a gray Lop Ear Rabbit with a fantastic headdress of flowers and vegetables Add a Bit of Color and Charm at Home Now that you're getting out of the house more, perhaps you're seeing it in a slightly different light. If things are looking a bit drab at home or you just need a change, start small.  Add a few touches of color to the kitchen, your favorite room or the patio.  And now that we're traveling again, you may be on the lookout for hostess gifts. Come to Whole Earth! We have a Home and Hearth section filled with items that make great gifts for family, friends and yourself! Read More Posted on Jun 23, 2021 by Whole Earth
A yoga practitioner meditating with a Halfmoon Round Meditation Cushion photo from Halfmoon Stay Balanced with Halfmoon During the pandemic many people turned to yoga to strengthen their bodies, calm their minds and sharpen their focus. It proved to be a steadying influence during a time of incredible stress. Now that everyday life is returning to normal, we suspect that many of you will continue your practice. The benefits of yoga were great in a time of trial, so think what they'll be when life is not so challenging! Read More Posted on Jun 20, 2021 by Whole Earth
Fixing dinner on a family car camping trip with some tempting colorful veggies. Time to Try Car Camping! Ready to go camping with the family but not quite sure what you need and how to go about it?  Whole Earth can help! A good way to ease into camping is to start with car camping. Despite the sound of it, car camping doesn't mean sleeping in a car. Consider the car as a pack animal that gets you to the campsite with all your gear and supplies. And after you set up camp, the car’s a bit like a storage closet with wheels.  Read More Posted on Jun 17, 2021 by Whole Earth
Three Generations of Whole Earthlings on Father's Day Gifts to Delight Dad! Finding the perfect Father's Day gift for Dad can be a challenge. One of the first obstacles to overcome is the idea that Dad doesn't need anything. Need isn't always the best basis for a gift. Consider those "useful" gifts you may have received as a child. Instead, let's aim for delight.  Read More Posted on Jun 12, 2021 by Whole Earth
A Whole Earthling explores local at  the Balcones Canyonlands near Austin Explore Local! Here's a nice conundrum. How do you explore the place where you live? Theoretically, since it's your home, you know it well. There's no new territory to discover. However, even if you live in a very small place, there's always more to learn and experience. So let's explore local this summer! Read More Posted on Jun 6, 2021 by Whole Earth
The Whole Earth 2021 Fiesta medal for Fiesta San Antonio benefiting the San Antonio Food Bank Our Whole Earth 2021 Fiesta Medal Our Fiesta medal costs $10 with proceeds going to the San Antonio Food Bank. You'll find them exclusively at our San Antonio store at the Quarry. Supplies are limited so don't wait to add it to your collection. And as a special bonus, with the purchase of the 2021 medal, you'll also receive one of our 2020 medals.  Read More Posted on Jun 5, 2021 by Whole Earth
Whole Earthling practicing her surfing skills on driftwood at the Gulf Coast - photo by Brittan Hussing A Swim Ready Checklist! School's out! Pools, swimming holes and springs are open again, so it's time to get ready for a quick dip, a plunge from a swinging rope or diving board, a few warmup laps, or a nice long float at your favorite water spot. Were you even able to go swimming last year? Many of us could not. So find your suit, swim shorts, sunscreen and any other gear you may need for time in or near the water. Here's our quick checklist of items you may find useful. Read More Posted on Jun 3, 2021 by Whole Earth
A Whole Earthling and canine companion share a beautiful morning on the water in a kayak. Planning a Staycation? Need to get away but you're not ready to jump on board a plane or train just yet? Consider a daytrip or a whole week's worth of adventures close to home. It's time to revisit some of your favorite local getaways and make a list of new places that you'd like to experience. We have a few suggestions for finding fun daytrip destinations and gear that will be useful no matter how far you travel from home. All sorts of places and spaces are opening up so let's get exploring once again! Read More Posted on May 30, 2021 by Whole Earth
Whole Earthling putting on sunscreen by the pool. Sun Protection Essentials When summer comes, we love basking in the warmth of the sun and then plunging into cold water for quick cool off. We know that the sun’s rays can be damaging to our eyes and skin so we take precautions to reduce the risks. They include sun protection clothing and hats, sunglasses and lots of sunscreen!  Read More Posted on May 27, 2021 by Whole Earth
Whole Earthling backpacking in the mountain West Get Ready for Summer at Our Seasonal Sale! Can you feel it? Summer is almost here! If you have plans for outdoor adventures or travel or a nice staycation, this is the time to check your travel gear, outdoor shoes and clothing to see what may need to be replaced or upgraded. For the next ten days, May 21st through May 31st, 2021, you’ll be able to save on in-season items from some of your favorite brands.  Read More Posted on May 21, 2021 by Whole Earth
A close  up look at the Cotopaxi Women's Teca Crop Jacket The Power of Bamboo Have you experienced the power of bamboo? If you’ve tried to remove it from your yard, you know it’s tenacious. That tenacity makes it an excellent renewable resource that can be used for the creation of thread made of bamboo derived viscose. And there’s more. This thread has properties that make it an exceptional choice for blending with other fibers to create fabrics used for outdoor and exercise clothing. Read More Posted on May 20, 2021 by Whole Earth
Campers gathered around a BioLite Campstove 2+ in the desert at the end of day. BioLite – For Your Off-the-Grid Life A camp stove that can charge your phone sounds improbable, but it’s true! It’s just one of the off-the-grid energy solutions offered by BioLite. Focusing on renewable energy, the company uses solar and biomass material for cooking, lighting and charging electronic devices. And a BioLite purchase helps support their engineering and design solutions that bring clean energy to families in Africa and Asia. Read More Posted on May 14, 2021 by Whole Earth


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