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Travel Smart Presentation with Angel Castellanos Join Us at our Houston - Shepherd Location on May 25th, 7pm  Win an Eagle Creek Gear Warrior AWD Carry On! Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Upgrade Your Luggage and Gear for Summer Travel Summer has arrived here in Texas, and folks are counting down the days ‘til they set out on far flung adventures or a quick weekend trip to the coast. At Whole Earth, you’ll find luggage and gear that can help make summer traveling easier and less stressful. Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Merrell Gives Back to the Big Bend Conservancy We hope you’ll stop by your favorite Whole Earth store or visit us online and check out our selection of Merrell shoes. You just may find the perfect shoe for everyday or out on the trail, and your purchase will help support the Big Bend Conservancy’s mission that “the Park may be loved and preserved for all generations and all time.” Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Sunglasses Essentials – How do you choose? So you’re ready to buy a pair of good quality sunglasses, but now that the search has begun, it’s become quite confusing. Sunglasses look fairly simple – frames and lenses, some colorful, others, not so much. But as you study the matter more closely, you discover a gaggle of new terms that are not necessarily self-explanatory. Fear not, Whole Earth is here to shed light on the terminology and give you a few pointers on choosing a pair of sunglasses for your life outdoors. Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Protection from Sunup to Sundown Deep within each of us lies a Sun worshiper. We love basking in the warmth of summer sunshine, especially with an accompaniment of water music and whispering winds. But, alas, we’ve also learned how damaging the sun’s rays can be to our skin. Is it possible to bask and be protected at the same time? The answer is Yes! Using special sun protection clothing and gear, we can greatly reduce the dangers associated with fun in the sun. Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Casey's Travels Part 1 - Corsica Casey is a Whole Earthling from Central Texas who has worked at Whole Earth for six years. She’s currently on a six month European adventure participating in a program called Workaway. She volunteers for two weeks, working with local families, and then travels and explores the area for two more weeks, giving her an in-depth experience of the place, not just as a tourist, but from a local’s point of view. Read More Posted on May 10, 2018 by Whole Earth
Dansko Try On Event May 1st - May 14th Try On to Win! Read More Posted on Apr 25, 2018 by Whole Earth
Keen Try On Event April 20th - April 30th  Try On to Win! Read More Posted on Apr 18, 2018 by Whole Earth
What We Love About Camping Hammocks Looking for the comfort of a backyard hammock that you can carry with you almost anywhere?  Whole Earth has just what you’re looking for – camping hammocks! They pack small and can be set up quickly. They’re great when you’re enjoying time with the family in the park, on the trail and find the perfect spot to relax and take a load off, or you’re camping and you don’t want to be bothered with the hassle of carrying a tent. Read More Posted on Apr 16, 2018 by Whole Earth
Green Toys – Safe, Imaginative Play for Littles Earth Day and Green Toys were made for each other. Green Toys is an eco-friendly company that believes that every day is Earth Day. We hope you’ll come play with us at our stores on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22nd, from noon to 3 pm, for a Green Toys Dough playdate! And while you’re there, be sure to enter our drawing to win a toy chest filled with a fun assortment of Green Toys. Read More Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by Whole Earth
Whole Earth welcomes Honest Cotton! We’re excited to introduce you to a new clothing line for women at our Whole Earth stores - Honest Cotton! Their comfortable, classic cotton clothing, designed in Austin and crafted in Puerto Vallarta, has arrived just in time for the beginning of hot summer weather here in Texas.   Read More Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by Whole Earth
In Praise of Patagonia Whole Earth Provision Co. has been carrying goods from Patagonia for so long that they weren’t even called Patagonia at the beginning of our long relationship. We first knew them as Chouinard Equipment, purveyors of climbing gear. Later they were Great Pacific Iron Works, and we loved their standup shorts and rugby jerseys. And finally, they settled on the name Patagonia. Read More Posted on Apr 2, 2018 by Whole Earth
Meet the Rangers Are you ready to take a break from yardwork or that project for school? What about planning a getaway to a Texas State Park? Think of the fun you’ll have camping under the stars, kayaking on a paddling trail, adding new birds to your life list, or drowsing on a sunny beach.  If you need help choosing a destination, ask an expert! On Sunday, April 15th from 2 to 4 pm at our Whole Earth Provision Co. stores, you can meet a Texas State Park Ranger and get advice about where to go and what to do in our State Parks. Read More Posted on Apr 2, 2018 by Whole Earth
Caring for Down 101 – Jackets, Sleeping Bags and More Down jackets, vests and sleeping bags are not inexpensive. If you’ve invested in these high quality items, you’ll want to take good care of them and make them last. Here’s how. Read More Posted on Mar 23, 2018 by Whole Earth
Hiking Pants Review – Our Top FAQs Thinking about buying a pair of hiking pants? Is it time to retire your favorites after years of great memories? Or perhaps you’re considering an upgrade to pants created specifically for hiking and backpacking to see if they’re as great as you’ve heard from friends on the trail. Read More Posted on Mar 17, 2018 by Whole Earth
Hoka One One – From Downhill to Chill First things first. While you might think that Hoka One One would be pronounced Hoka 1 1, it’s really Hoka o-nay o-nay. The name comes from the Maori language and can be interpreted to mean “fly over the earth,” a promising name for a running shoe!  Read More Posted on Mar 12, 2018 by Whole Earth
Get Ready for Kids' Spring Break Can you feel it in the air? It’ll be here before you know it. Your kids are counting the days until it arrives. Yep, Spring Break is just around the corner. It’s your chance to pause for a breather just before that final push toward the end of the school year. Read More Posted on Feb 27, 2018 by Whole Earth
Our Favorite Ways to Clean Stuffed Animals What do you do if your child takes his favorite stuffed animal everywhere? Not just to bed, but to breakfast, lunch and dinner, to the playground, on trips to the grocery store, playdates and family vacations, and shares it with everyone including the family pets.  Read More Posted on Feb 15, 2018 by Whole Earth
Surprisingly Effective Stuffed Animal Storage Ideas When bedtime arrives, is there room for your child in the bed? Is she slowly being crowded out by an ever-growing mob of stuffed animals? If so, perhaps it’s time to reclaim the bed for your child. But how do you wrangle all those stuffed animals? Read More Posted on Feb 15, 2018 by Whole Earth
Exceptional Stuffed Animals and Puppets Do you remember your first, best friend? He or she may be lurking in all those photos of you as a toddler or a very young child. This was the friend who was always there, day or night, ready to give or receive a much needed hug. Perhaps your mother saved your friend, cleaned him up and put him away in your own personal archive of memories and lifetime achievements.  Read More Posted on Feb 15, 2018 by Whole Earth
UnderFLAX for Valentines! Valentine’s Day is approaching so you may be on the hunt for the perfect gift for that special someone. At Whole Earth Provision Co. you’ll find a wide selection of gifts that will be loved and used long after the big day is over. One of our favorite suggestions for women is UnderFLAX, soft linen clothing for lounging and sleeping. Read More Posted on Jan 31, 2018 by Whole Earth
Patagonia Nanogrip Good news for women who love watersports and bikinis! Patagonia has developed a Nanogrip microfiber material that keeps bikinis in place, even in rough waters. The material clings to the skin when wet, so there’s no more slippage or underwater adjustments. Read More Posted on Jan 23, 2018 by Whole Earth
Camino de Santiago Robert Deming has made the Pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago and will be in our San Antonio store on February 1st to share his experiences and help you prepare for your own journey. Read More Posted on Jan 19, 2018 by Whole Earth
Resolutions Did you make a resolution or two for New Year’s? How’s it going? For many of us, we’re already on the downward slope to abandonment. It’s not that the goal or goals that we’ve set for ourselves or the change that we want to make isn’t worthy, but finding the time to implement the change or the willpower to stick to it seems to be in frustratingly short supply. Is there a better way? Perhaps. Read More Posted on Jan 10, 2018 by Whole Earth


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