Suburban (Adj. )-
Relating to or characteristic of or situated on the outskirts of a city.
To act as the steward or caretaker of (something)
The world is our home, the only place in the known universe that we can thrive. It is our natural habitat. And we destroy it bit by bit every single day. By the definition above being a Steward means to take care of something, in this definition I am using it as us being the steward of our lands, water, food and bodies. We must start thinking today how our actions affect our future and the future of generations to come. We have allowed our lives to be dictated by corporations and individuals that are self-serving and we are feeling the affects of that with increased food prices, heavy restrictions on the foods we are allowed to buy, grow and sell. We cannot be sure of the food we eat, the soil we step on or the water we drink.
So what can we do about it? We can take back the power by using the resources at our disposal. Growing our own food, transforming our manicured lawns into edible wonderlands, raising our own meat and knowing what each step includes, knowing what is not hidden. Supporting measures to allow more people to raise and grow their own food on their property. Voting to restore your right to consume the foods you choose. Doing what you can to care for this wonderful world in which we live.
If you’re not Suburban, no worries! Being a mindful steward can happen anywhere and I’m here to help. (Suburban Steward is just a catchier title than urban/mini/micro/suburban/rural steward 🙂