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Check presentation to Texas State Parks in 2023 Supporting Life Outdoors and Our Texas State Parks From its earliest days, Whole Earth Provision Co. has encouraged everyone to enjoy life outdoors. Our founders spent their youth exploring, camping, and traveling. From the borderlands of Texas and California, the Sierra Nevada, and time spent living north of the border in Canada, they experienced firsthand the joys of time spent in nature, the discovery of new places, and sharing adventures with friends. Their zest for living permeated the culture of Whole Earth and helped to make us the company we are today. Read More Posted on Jun 13, 2024 by Whole Earth
Vendor tents at the Appalachian Trail Days Weekend in Damascus Virginia From Denton to Damascus - An Appalachian Trail Days Weekend Like many of us, I have had a romantic fascination with the Appalachian Trail since I first picked up A Walk in The Woods over 20 years ago. Bill Bryson’s tale of exploring this great American wilderness has lit a fire in the lives of many potential hikers, challenging us to get out there and embrace the outdoors. Read More Posted on Jun 3, 2024 by Whole Earth
A forager displays in their cupped hands wild blueberries! Try Something New - Foraging! Our Try Something New for this summer is Foraging! Just by virtue of being alive, you have had ancestors who successfully foraged many thousands of years ago. And in more recent times, foraging has been a way to find food in lean times or for us today to add some variety to our everyday meals. Read More Posted on May 29, 2024 by Whole Earth
The Howdy Ya'll Texas Mural at our North Lamar store in Austin. It harkens back to a traditional bandana with Texas iconic places, critters, objects.. We're Having a Party! You're Invited! We're celebrating the launch of our new Texas mural at our Central Austin Whole Earth store. The party is on Saturday, June 8th from 10am to 2pm. There'll be photo opportunities, prize drawings, Maudie's chips and queso and drinks, Whole Earth swag, and thanks to HAAM, live music! Read More Posted on May 28, 2024 by Whole Earth
The Earth from Space - a NASA photo from 1973 Upgrades for Earth Day 2024 Earth Day, the 54th, is almost here! While our love for the planet is stronger than ever, the problems facing us today are in some ways quite different from those of 1970. Climate change and the explosion of plastic and other waste were on the radar then, but top today's list. We have a few suggestions for everyday eco-upgrades that can help us make a difference now.  Read More Posted on Apr 3, 2024 by Whole Earth
A row of smiling campers at Camp Founder Girls photo from Black Outside Inc. Founder Girls Movie Night in Austin! Join Black Outside Inc and Whole Earth on April 8th at 6pm at our store at 1014 North Lamar for a screening and discussion of the film "Founder Girls." The film traces the history of Camp Founder Girls in San Antonio back to its origin in 1924.  Read More Posted on Mar 20, 2024 by Whole Earth
A dramatic photo of a total eclipse of the sun seen through clouds. Totality is Coming Soon to Texas! April 8th is the big day for the total solar eclipse in Texas, and folks are coming from all over the country for the experience. This rare event won't be seen here in Texas again until 2044.  Read More Posted on Mar 15, 2024 by Whole Earth
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


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