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Libraries of Love: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.12.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine light on seven of our current seed grant recipients. While all of our projects, from those focused in...

Music Strings Together Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine a spotlight on seven recent recipients of seed grants, allowing their visions to become a reality. This...

A Kentucky Domestic Violence Shelter Helps Women Grow Food -- and Confidence

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 02.15.2017 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

As mist hovers over the rolling fields of Kentucky and the sun is still low in the sky, the women of Greenhouse 17 emerge from the house they share, clippers in hand. They spread out over a field and cut bouquets of fresh flowers.

How to Keep a Greenhouse Going

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.11.2017 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

by the editors at Rodale's Organic Life If you're starting to look at Greenhouse Buying Guides, there's a few things you should know. It's similar, o...

These Colorful Fall Perennials Are An Ode To Summer

Debra Carpenter | Posted 08.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
Debra Carpenter

It's rare to see colors like white, violet, and pink during this season, but most homeowners still want vibrant, year-round color in their gardens.

San Francisco's Perennial Is Beyond Farm to Fork: A Marriage of All Things Sustainable

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Green
Julie Ann Fineman

Slated to open next February in downtown San Francisco, The Perennial will operate with a farm-to-table ethos, but will also explore the potential for a new "table-to-farm" philosophy that makes better use of resources, including food waste.

Martha Stewart: I Asked Her Nothing; She Tells Me Everything

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.31.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

She's the Ultimate Homeownah from the Hamlet of Katonah. She puts the CAN in Cantitoe. She's got a greenhouse that's bigger than your entire house, wi...

This is not an exaggeration: Over a million dollars raised for nonprofits

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Folks, huge news! The #HolidayChallenge recently passed $1,000,000. That's a million dollars for charities. As many of you know, I'm helping to fund ...

The Icehouse Is Our Home

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

It's normal for CO2 to be much higher than it is now and by artificially returning the planet to its normal state we may actually be cutting short our Icehouse and preventing the next descent of glaciers from the poles. But do we want that? Are we ready to say goodbye to winter and our four seasons entirely?

Sustainability and Salad Greens: A Greenhouse Success Story, Part II (PHOTOS)

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

I love that every day in the cafeteria I can get a salad grown right here, in Montpelier High School greenhouse.

Sustainability and Salad Greens: A Greenhouse Success Story

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

Every single student spends at least one biology unit growing salad greens that are served in the school's cafeteria. Students in Environmental Applications and Health classes prepare dishes using food grown in the greenhouse.

Winter Greenhouse Farming

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy


The Faithful Shopper: April Showers, May Flowers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Mother's Day around the corner, it also seemed like a good time to discuss some of the great florists in our city. Whether your needs are for a simple bouquet or outfitting a full event, take a look.

WATCH: C++ Programming Pioneer Hacks Off-Grid, DIY, Smart Home

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

When Loren Amelang's Silicon Valley employer put in florescent lighting and wouldn't let employees bring in their own lights, Amelang moved to an off-grid property to create a space where he would have control over his environment.

14 By 14, A Biblical Emissions Mandate: 14 (Percent Reduction) By (20)14

Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb | Posted 04.08.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb

We should let our workers rest from their labors; and the Earth should be allowed to rest, too. Social, spiritual and ecological sustainability intertwine.

The Greenest Garden in Washington

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 01.21.2012 | Green
Nigel Sheinwald

The British poet Alexander Pope once observed that, "All gardening is landscape-painting." But today's gardeners need to be environmental stewards as well as aesthetes.

Mountaintop Removal, an American Tragedy (VIDEO)

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

The impact of mountaintop removal mining is hidden from most us. If you don't live in Appalachia it's easy not to see the devastation that the practice has caused.

That Abandoned Rooftop Greenhouse on 60th? It's Being Torn Down

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

2010-09-23-greenhouse.jpgFrom the ground, you'd never know there was anything special about the building on 60th Street, but, as anyone who's ever walked across the Queensboro Bridge knows, it has a great rooftop secret.

Don't Stop... Gardening

Anthony Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anthony Anderson

Just because fall is around the corner doesn't mean we are throwing our hands up in the garden this year. Gardening does not end in September.

Back to School in "the Mother of All School Greenhouses"

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katherine Gustafson

At P.S. 333, a New York City public school otherwise known as The Manhattan School for Children, a little schoolyard garden plot like the ones popping...

Greening the Blue

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

This year, the UN is launching a new public web site that records the carbon footprint of just about every UN agency. The first step in solving a problem is figuring out its true scope and being transparent about it.

From Lemons to Lemonade: Clevelanders Find New Uses for Abandoned Spaces

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

Although Cleveland's Galleria Eerieview has lost nearly all the retail shops, two fruitful things remain: the barrel-shaped glass ceiling and resourceful, dedicated employees.

Bloomberg Drops Greenhouse Gas Initiative

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After intense opposition from building owners, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has dropped the most far-reaching initiative of his plan for reducing greenh...

Greenhouse, Soho Club Sued For Alleged Racism, Shuts Down After Stabbing

Eater | Scott Solish | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

According to an employee, Greenhouse, Jon B.'s downtown nightclub and after hours spot, was shut down last night following yesterday's report about a ...

Arctic 'Warmest In 2,000 Years'

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Arctic temperatures are now higher than at any time in the last 2,000 years, research reveals. Changes to the Earth's orbit drove centuries of coolin...