Hammocking 101 If you’ve ever visited our Austin stores, you might understand why some folks think of us as the hammock store. Out front you’ll see rope hammocks, Yucatan hammocks and a selection of hammock chairs and people stretched out, taking a break from shopping or sightseeing, chatting with one another or catching a quick catnap – all perfect examples of basic hammocking. For advanced hammocking, add a cool drink, a book and a substantial nap.   Read More Posted on Jun 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
ExOfficio BugsAway Gift with Purchase! June 14th - 17th  Purchase 100.00 of Exofficio and receive a free BugsAway bandana. Read More Posted on Jun 12, 2018 by Whole Earth
Summer Sandals – Better than Barefoot! One of the welcome signs of the return of warm weather is watching sandals slowly replacing boots and other cold weather shoes out on the street or on the trail. There are a few die-hards here who wear sandals practically all year long. (We are in Texas after all.)  But for most of us, sandals come out of the closet when temperatures become balmy. Feeling fresh air on our feet is blissful after months of confinement in closed-toe shoes. Read More Posted on Jun 11, 2018 by Whole Earth
Howler Brothers and Whole Earth Howler Brothers clothing is made for life on the water, comfortable when the air is hot and humid and quick to dry when wet. If you surf, fish, paddle, swim or just hang out, you’ll find shirts, pants, shorts and hats made with you in mind. Read More Posted on Jun 6, 2018 by Whole Earth
Benchmade Engraving Event in San Antonio San Antonio • Quarry Locaion    June 2nd • 11am - 4pm   FREE Benchmade Engraving Event Read More Posted on May 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
Celebrate the OluKai Aloha Experience at Westgate Austin • Westgate   June 2nd • 11am - 3pm    Free Shave Ice - while supplies last Read More Posted on May 22, 2018 by Whole Earth
Whole Earth T-shirt Collection These six designs represent our current crop of classic Whole Earth t-shirts. They’re made of 100% cotton and screened locally here in Austin. We love seeing photos of you on your travels in Whole Earth t-shirts. Read More Posted on May 21, 2018 by Whole Earth
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
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
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
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