It is those entities on the margins, because of their race, economic condition, their species and what is considered the correct utility of their existence, who are the most unjustly treated in the trenches of this crisis.
Growing plants in containers lets you have a garden even when space for one is limited or nonexistent. You can use containers to turn a tiny balcony, patio or roof garden into a leafy haven, filled with patio roses, herbs, even your own fresh vegetables.
Heidi Kooy taking control of her own food sourcing with a 100-square-foot vegetable garden in the backyard of her small house on San Francisco's southern edge, along with a gaggle of hens and a couple of Nigerian dwarf dairy goats.
Co-authored by Tory Field Part 21 of the Harvesting Justice series Just Food in New York City is doing what its name suggests: working to make the f...
How can one gardener grow perfect plumerias year after year while a close neighbor fails with them? Or why does one vegetable plot produce perfect tomatoes in October, while another just down the street nearly always freezes out two weeks earlier.
The best part, other than the yummy taste of a homegrown, pesticide-free perfect tomato, has been getting to know my pal Mark through working on the garden with him.
I witnessed April Philips help create the Dixie School Rain Garden, in Marin County, California, a few years ago. Philips can build a school garden with her eyes closed and one hand behind her back. That's chump change to her!
In May of 1998, I convinced my reluctant husband that we absolutely needed to spend $1,000 on a dog run so that our new puppy could enjoy the outdoors without being eaten by a coyote. Turns out that the new puppy didn't love the new digs created just for her.
As a city dweller of nine years, I've come to realize that I now rely entirely on others to fetch, forage and farm my food. Sure, I cook for myself and grow some key herbs, but besides that, I am completely reliant on others for my daily dose of nutrition.
Stylish patios are easy to create and popular for creating outdoor extensions to the home. They allow you to enjoy the outdoors in comfort, and outdoor living has never been more a part of our everyday living!
So it was early March, and suddenly I burst into the Christmas song "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." I couldn't get it out of my head. Why...
Want to become a vegas, mix the perfect cocktail or identify the hottest peppers? These top food apps are for you.
The most important thing to remember is that no trip to Home Depot (or similar home improvement store that will make you feel like you need all new handles for your cabinets) is official until you loudly proclaim either, "I just want a good stud finder!" or "Where my hose at?"
Veteran food author Deborah Madison's new cookbook Vegetable Literacy draws inspiration for its recipes directly from the garden.
These are the folks that believe that anyone that they are paying can pretty much be treated as they see fit if they expect to be paid. Being paid by them can be a trick in and of itself. These are the most disrespectful and most unpleasant to work with. These are the bullies.
The fact that I share the space with thousands of strangers is a source of pleasure, not regret. No single person can give a garden the attention it demands or the appreciation it deserves.