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Edible Estates

Towards Home: Michael Pollan and Fritz Heag on Reviving the Domestic

Paul Schmelzer | Posted 10.16.2013 | Arts
Paul Schmelzer

Artist Fritz Haeg and author Michael Pollan are on parallel trajectories these days: both food activists and gardening enthusiasts, they're pursuing the next steps of their work -- going from the garden into the home.

Greener Pastures: Edible Estates, Part 2

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

Gardens are growing like weeds, a fact that has been attributed by some to our flagging economy. But gardening is also one of the most hopeful things a person can do.

Bring On The Front Yard Farmers

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Reusable shopping bags and compact fluorescent light bulbs are an easy place to start, once you've resolved to curb your carbon footprint. But why not...

7 Ways to Grow Your Own Food and Save Money

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Tear up your front lawn and plant a garden. In the long-term, it will be a lot cheaper than shopping at the supermarket. And you can share your harvest with your community.