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Meatless Monday: A Day in the Life of Meatless Monday

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Planting pigeon peas and other legumes also enriches the soil with nitrogen. They're good to grow, crazy with nutrients and great to eat. I'm already planning what to cook up with my first harvest.

"Christmas Tree Tax" Was Not a Tax, Not Obama's, But Local Farms Trying to Help Themselves

Paul Snyder | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Paul Snyder

Firstly, this wasn't exactly a "tax" because it wasn't meant to raise government revenue. And it wasn't Obama's proposal. In fact it's a fee to be paid by growers, not sellers, who "requested" the idea in 2009.

Farm Stand Economics: From a First-Time, Micro-Grower's Point of View

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susie Middleton

I've had vegetable gardens in the past, but this is different. This year, I have a market garden, and I'm selling vegetables at a farm stand. It's supposed to be kind of a part-time gig, but that, as you can imagine, is a joke.