American kids today can identify 1,000 corporate logos but less than 10 plants and animals that live around their homes.
Yikes! But, as a parent, I believe it. So, if that's not an argument for trading in a trip to McDonald's for a picnic lunch and nature walk, I don't know what is! Or perhaps, as I plan to do Saturday, take the kids with you to the garden center to select some great options for filling those garden pots.
Statistic courtesy of William Powers' 12x12: A One Room Cabin Off the Grid and Beyond the American Dream