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.
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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.
It's undeniably a great thing that a woman won for the first time, but probably more surprising that Bigelow made the transition from collaborating on art world films to directing in Hollywood.
I'm always amazed by the number of folks who think that Central Park is a natural habitat. In reality, nearly every square inch of the park was painstakingly landscaped in the nineteenth century.
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...
New York Botanical Garden's Edible Garden is a showcase for healthy meal preparation.
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