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A colorful design that celebrates Fiesta in San Antonio at our Whole Earth store Our 2024 Fiesta Medal benefits Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation! Our 2024 Fiesta Medal benefits Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, an organization that has been saving lives since 1977 - 47 years! The medal itself highlights an armadillo and the iconic smokestacks at our Alamo Quarry Market store. This year's Fiesta medal is $25, and you'll find them exclusively at our San Antonio store. Supplies are limited so don't wait to add it to your collection!  Read More Posted on Feb 1, 2024 by Whole Earth
Pamela and Frank Arnosky in front of the Big Blue Barn in Blanco County Texas photo by Travis Perkins Q &A with Flower Farmers Frank and Pamela Arnosky Frank and Pamela Arnosky have been growing Marigolds and other flowers at their family farm for over 30 years. Through the four seasons their Arnosky Family Farms Texas Specialty Cut Flowers can be found in markets and stores across Central Texas and in the Big Blue Barn, their own market in Blanco County where customers can find flowers in pots, bouquets, flower, vegetable, and herb seedlings to transplant, eggs, jam and most of all community. Read More Posted on Jan 28, 2024 by Whole Earth
The view at sunrise at Big Bend National Park in Texas Explore Something New in 2024! As the New Year approaches, resolution season is upon us. We'd like to suggest something different for 2024. Instead of the usual diet, exercise, or money management goals, let the coming year be one where you strike out into new territory. Explore something new!  Read More Posted on Dec 28, 2023 by Whole Earth
Folks sitting under a night sky watching fireworks from the comfort of their portable chairs We're Celebrating a Banner Year! Whole Earth had a banner year in 2023! We supported events in our communities to help get more people outdoors and to preserve Texas lands for public access and for future generations. Did you join us for a movie night, the Trail Experience, or at one of our store events? Good news! We're hoping to have even more events in 2024. Read More Posted on Dec 24, 2023 by Whole Earth
Three Christmas stockings hung by the fireplace Our Favorite Stocking Stuffers for 2023 As the big day approaches, do you have Christmas stockings to stuff? Stockings for kids are easy. Our Whole Earth stores have been the first stop shop for parents for many years. You'll find lots of items that are in-store but not online like wind-up toys, animal figurines, and special candies (Dr. Pepper Jelly Bellies anyone?) to name only a few. If you're filling up a stocking, here are a few suggestions for gifts large and small.   Read More Posted on Dec 17, 2023 by Whole Earth
Our Favorite Kids' Toys for 2023! Whole Earth stores have been favorites for Texas kids for several generations. Our toy buyers have never lost touch with their inner child and it shows. From tiny toys to plush animal friends, puzzles and games, arts and crafts, science kits, and outdoor toys, you'll find them all at Whole Earth. If you're looking for some ideas for the children on your gift list, here are a few of our favorites! Read More Posted on Dec 12, 2023 by Whole Earth
The view across the grasslands at Los Madrones Ranch a Texas Land  Conservancy property in the Hill Country of Texas Join us for TLC's First Day Hike in 2024 How are you planning to spend January 1st? We have an idea! Join us for Texas Land Conservancy's First Day Hike! We're giving away two tickets for the event plus some Whole Earth swag. You can enter on Instagram starting December 7th through December 14th.  Read More Posted on Dec 6, 2023 by Whole Earth
The Earth as seen from space by NASA Gifts for Earthlings 2023 As you can imagine, at Whole Earth, we're partial to almost anything having to do with our Earth. Here are a few items found in our stores that may make a great gift for the Earthlings on your holiday list.  Read More Posted on Dec 5, 2023 by Whole Earth
Whole Earth has hosted the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Austin for sixteen years! If you haven't had the chance to join us before, we hope you'll join us in 2024 at these fun-filled evenings of films of mountain culture and heart-pounding ad What is Banff? Whole Earth has hosted the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Austin for sixteen years! If you haven't had a chance to attend in the past, we hope you'll join us in 2024 at these fun-filled evenings of films featuring mountain culture and heart-pounding adventure.  Read More Posted on Dec 1, 2023 by Whole Earth
A festive worktable with pinecones, red Christmas ball, cinnamon sticks and an outline of the state of Texas in powdered sugar! Gifts with a Texas Flair! Is there a homesick Texan on your gift list? Or perhaps Texas pride runs deep in the family? A Texas-themed gift may be just what you're looking for. Whole Earth calls Texas home so we have quite an array of Texas items for people of all ages. Read More Posted on Nov 30, 2023 by Whole Earth
A couple are warming their bare feet at a fire with warm drinks on the side.. Give the Gift of Comfort When the weather turns cold, we gravitate towards warmth and creature comforts. Soft flannels, velvety robes, cozy pajamas, toasty throws, and hot drinks are just a few of the ways we stay comfy in cold weather. Is there someone on your gift list that needs a touch of warmth? Here are a few suggestions!  Read More Posted on Nov 28, 2023 by Whole Earth
Come visit our stores! If time is running out for your online gift selections, come visit us in our stores in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio! We have even more to offer in the stores than we can put online. Here are a few of the items you'll find there for your holiday gift giving.  Read More Posted on Nov 22, 2023 by Whole Earth
At the stove in a sunny kitchen Cookbooks for the Cook on Your Gift List! Do you have someone who loves to cook or bake on your holiday gift list? If they enjoy trying new recipes, here are a few of our favorite new cookbooks for 2023.  Read More Posted on Nov 21, 2023 by Whole Earth
A relaxed and smiling young woman talking on her phone at the airport. Travel like a Pro for the Holidays! You can travel like a pro for the holidays! Be comfortable, organized, and arrive rested. You'll find the clothing and shoes, quality luggage plus smart organizers and accessories at Whole Earth that can make your travels more enjoyable and easy. Read More Posted on Nov 6, 2023 by Whole Earth
New Toys and Kids' Book Drive for 2023 New Toy and Kids' Book Drive 2023 For the 12th year, Whole Earth Provision Co. is sponsoring the New Toy and Kids’ Book Drive. We’ve been collecting new toys and books for children who, through no fault of their own, might not receive gifts for the holidays. Your generosity has provided children in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio with presents to brighten their day. The charitable organizations that distribute the gifts are very grateful for the donations. Read More Posted on Nov 3, 2023 by Whole Earth
What we do best - a guide to gifting! What We Do Best - a Guide to Gifting! When you're shopping for holiday gifts, it's good to know that there's a store where you can find the best gifts for almost everyone on your list. For over 50 years, Whole Earth Provision Co. has been known for quality clothing, comfortable shoes, practical travel gear, engaging toys, exciting stocking stuffers, and gifts that are truly appreciated!  Read More Posted on Oct 29, 2023 by Whole Earth
Frank and Pamela Arnosky sitting on the bumper of a truck being loaded with Marigolds Marigold Season at Arnosky Family Farms! Frank and Pamela Arnosky have been growing Marigolds and other flowers at their family farm for over 30 years. Through the four seasons, their Arnosky Family Farms Texas Specialty Cut Flowers can be found in markets and stores across Central Texas and in the Big Blue Barn. Read More Posted on Oct 18, 2023 by Whole Earth
A giant owl spreads its wings at Pioneer Farms Pumpkin Nights! A Spooky October at Pioneer Farms October at Pioneer Farms is filled with special events to celebrate the spooky season of Halloween. Pumpkin Nights, Night Spirits Ghost Tours, and a Samhain Full Moon Tour are scheduled through the end of the month.  Read More Posted on Oct 17, 2023 by Whole Earth
A few of our favorite books from 2023 for fall reading. Fun Reading for Fall! Looking for a good book that’s a page-turner? Here are a few of our favorite books from 2023 that are entertaining and thought-provoking!  Read More Posted on Oct 10, 2023 by Whole Earth
A collection of items including passport, camera. and maps for travel. You May Need an ETIAS for European Travel in 2025 If you're planning to travel to Europe in 2025, add acquiring an ETIAS travel authorization to your tentative to-do list.  Currently, there is an unofficial date for implementation in May 2025, and the start date has already been postponed at least twice. Here's what you need to know so far.  Read More Posted on Sep 21, 2023 by Whole Earth
Whole Earthling Bert hiking on a Balcones Canyonlands trail The Austin Oboz Trail Experience 2023 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 Aug 29, 2023 by Whole Earth
Texas Land Conservancy Hill Country Jesus Canyon - photo by Ramirez Merrell Gives Back to the Texas Land Conservancy in 2023 Whole Earth is excited to announce that Merrell is again sponsoring a giveback event for the Texas Land Conservancy! From Friday, September 1st through Sunday, September 17th, when you purchase a pair of adult Merrell shoes, regular or sale price, at Whole Earth Provision Co., Merrell will donate $10 to the Texas Land Conservancy! Read More Posted on Aug 24, 2023 by Whole Earth
Camp El Ranchito - A Natural Place for Kids Summer is traditionally a time for kids to play outdoors, swim at the pool and, if they're lucky, spend time at summer camp. But a summer vacation like this can be out of reach for many young Texans. Thanks to Camp El Ranchito, those children and teens can experience firsthand the adventure and fellowship of days of exploration and nights spent under the stars.  Read More Posted on Aug 11, 2023 by Whole Earth
Charging up a phone with a Goal Zero Flip 36 Charger while on the go Everyday Carry for Back to School School is looming on the horizon. Whether you're heading back in a week or two or after Labor Day, this could be a good time to assess how your pack and other items you use on a daily basis are holding up. Is anything worn out and in need of replacement? Are there new items you would like to add to your Every Day Carry? And even if your school days are in the rearview mirror, consider EDC for work and any changes you might like to make. Read More Posted on Jul 26, 2023 by Whole Earth


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