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A group of kids at summer camp hike across a rustic bridge Summer Camp Essentials No matter what type of camp the kids will be attending, you'll probably have to pull together a collection of basic items for them to wear and bring with them. Some camps have very detailed lists, others not so much. Here's our list of summer camp essentials as a reference.  Read More Posted on May 23, 2023 by Whole Earth
Jen Meigs at work blacksmithing at Pioneer Farms - travperk_photo Q & A with Jen Meigs Austinite Jan Meigs is a Blacksmithing Instructor at Pioneer Farms. She teaches introductory blacksmithing and the Date Night: Making Sparks Fly classes. We wondered how she got her start in this ancient craft. Here are her gracious responses to our questions. Read More Posted on Mar 17, 2023 by Whole Earth
A woman woodworker wearing Dovetail Workwear's on the job. Get Dirty at Work or Play with Dovetail! Dovetail makes work clothing for women who need tough pants that can stand up to the wear and tear of rugged jobs in the trades, the arts, and the outdoors. In short, jobs and adventures where the odds are good that dirt will be involved. Read More Posted on Mar 17, 2023 by Whole Earth
Charly Pivert in the Austin Greenbelt with tools to work on trail eroison - travperk_photo Q & A with Charly Pivert Austinite Charly Pivert is a climber and Anusara Yoga instructor who is working to prevent erosion on the Greenbelt trails and climbing walls. We thank him for taking the time to answer our questions about his work.  Read More Posted on Mar 5, 2023 by Whole Earth
Flying a HQ Kites Eco Stunt Kite Trigger Blaze at the beach Texas Kite Festivals in 2023! If you love flying or watching kites spangling the sky, here are a few of our favorite Texas kite festivals you might want to consider visiting in the next month or so, including one in our own backyard. Read More Posted on Feb 19, 2023 by Whole Earth
Our 2023 Fiesta Medal benefits Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation! Our 2023 Fiesta Medal benefits Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, an organization that has been saving lives since 1977 - 46 years! The medal itself highlights a tent, an armadillo, and the iconic smokestacks at our Alamo Quarry Market store. This year's Fiesta medal is $12, 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 15, 2023 by Whole Earth
Whole Earthlings Bert and Kathy ready for a winter hike Free Fun in Our Cities Winter Edition! Fighting the February blahs? Gray chilly days got you down? Our prescription? Get outdoors! Move and enjoy nature in her winter mode. A sunny day with a touch of warmth is best, but being outdoors can be refreshing even on a cloudy day. Here are a few of our favorite activities and places in our cities to spend some time outdoors no matter the season. Read More Posted on Feb 8, 2023 by Whole Earth
A gathering of hikers at an Oboz Trail Experience event at our Lamar store in 2022 A Recap of Our Outreach in 2022 Looking back on 2022, it was a good year for Whole Earth's Outreach programs and events. Much of our success comes from the generosity and participation of our customers and friends. We thank you all from the bottom of our hearts and hope that you'll join us in 2023 for more events and more opportunities to share with outstanding organizations in our communities. Read More Posted on Jan 17, 2023 by Whole Earth
The windows of our San Antonio store at The Quarry at twilight Film Night at Our San Antonio Store! Whole Earth Provision Co. and Patagonia are joining forces to bring you a very special evening of films and discussion. Please join us on Saturday, February 4th at our Whole Earth store in San Antonio from 6:30 to 8:30. The films to be shown are A Northern Light and Slim Pickins.  Read More Posted on Jan 16, 2023 by Whole Earth
At the stove in a sunny kitchen Cook Something New! Stuck in a rut in the kitchen? There's nothing like the New Year to inspire us to try something new for dinner. Perhaps you were among the lucky recipients of a new cookbook or two. If not, we have a few cookbook suggestions that may help you add some surprises at mealtime in 2023!  Read More Posted on Jan 9, 2023 by Whole Earth
Sunrise on the road looking into the new year Resolutions for 2023 As the New Year approaches, we may find ourselves encouraged to make a resolution or two for the coming year. For many of us, our track record for sticking with or even achieving our New Year's goals over the years may be less than stellar.  It’s not that the goal or goals that we’ve set for ourselves or the changes that we want to make aren't worthy but finding the time to implement them or the willpower to stick to them seems to be in frustratingly short supply. Is there a better way? Perhaps. Read More Posted on Dec 30, 2022 by Whole Earth
Friends gathering outdoors to celebrate Friends-mas! Holiday Vibes! As we draw closer to the holidays, we're spending more time with our loved ones, families, and friends. In the spirit of fun and good cheer, we've put together some holiday music playlists and a few no-bake recipes that may add to the festivities.  Read More Posted on Dec 15, 2022 by Whole Earth
A collection of packages ready to put under the tree! Gifts from our stores! Here are a few suggestions that draw on classic gifts that are proven winners as well as some new items in our store this season. Hope to see you soon! Read More Posted on Dec 9, 2022 by Whole Earth
A collection of packages ready to put under the tree! Gifts Under $50! Whether you're able to buy the best gift for each person on your list without keeping an eye on the price tag or if you're on a budget, you'll find a gift that they'll love to receive, and you'll love to give at Whole Earth! Read More Posted on Dec 4, 2022 by Whole Earth
A collection of packages ready to put under the tree! Gifts for Kids from One to Ninety-Two! Looking for fun gifts for all ages? You'll find them at Whole Earth! Our toy department has been delighting generations of Texas children and adults for many years. And there's more! Possibilities include t-shirts, books, kitchen goods, and even hats! Here are a few suggestions that will bring a smile to their faces. Read More Posted on Nov 28, 2022 by Whole Earth
Hikers pause by the side of a high mountain tarn. Gifts for the Outdoor Enthusiast The best gifts to receive are ones that show that the giver has thought carefully about the recipient and what they like most. In the case of someone who loves being outdoors, there are many possibilities.  Read More Posted on Nov 16, 2022 by Whole Earth
New Toy and Kids' Book Drive is Back! For the 11th 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 10, 2022 by Whole Earth
Backpackers on a ridge taking in the view of distant hazy blue mountains. Explore Your Outdoor Options Online! Now that cooler weather has arrived, are you ready to get out of town on a weekend adventure or have a family outing with a hike and a picnic? Or perhaps you'll be traveling during the holidays, and you'd like to set aside time to take in some of the local scenery while you're far from home. If so, we have a few online sites that can help you discover your options:, Heritage Travel, part of the National Park Service website, and the Texas State Parks website.  Read More Posted on Nov 3, 2022 by Whole Earth
The Opinel Picnic Plus Complete Set provides a fork, spoon and knife for a delicious picnic lunch Something New from Opinel! Whole Earth has been offering Opinel knives for several years. You may have seen them in our Gear department. Made with wooden handles, they have a rotating Virobloc collar that keeps the blade locked in place when open or closed. Originally distributed as a knife for farmers and train conductors, Opinel became so popular that it is now a generic word for folding knife in French. Read More Posted on Oct 27, 2022 by Whole Earth
Setting up a Kammok Mantis UL Ultralight Backpacking Hammock Tent in Hill Country Elevate time outside with Kammok! Austin is home to Kammok, a maker of adventure-grade gear including camping hammocks.  Kammock came into being as the result of a camping hammock splitting and dumping Greg McEvilly to the ground. He knew he could make something better, something made with quality materials that could stand up to the normal wear and tear of outdoor life. And so, in 2010, McEvilly founded Kammok. Read More Posted on Oct 20, 2022 by Whole Earth
Texas Land Conservancy Hill Country Jesus Canyon - photo by Ramirez Merrell Gives Back to the Texas Land Conservancy in 2022 Whole Earth is excited to announce that Merrell is again sponsoring a giveback event for the Texas Land Conservancy! From Saturday, September 10th through Sunday, September 25th, 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 Sep 7, 2022 by Whole Earth
The Austin Oboz Trail Experience 2022 - 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 Aug 29, 2022 by Whole Earth
The Yellowstone River - photo by Whole Earthling Brooke Searching for Wolves in Yellowstone Whole Earthling Brooke spent some of her vacation this year in Yellowstone National Park. Here's her account of searching for wolves in Yellowstone. Read More Posted on Aug 17, 2022 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 Aug 4, 2022 by Whole Earth

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