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There Really Is a Food Revolution Taking Place In America

Mike Metallo | Posted 06.04.2014 | Home
Mike Metallo

Gardening brings people from diverse and different backgrounds together -- families, young people, the elderly, neighbors, politicians -- to do something good, not just for your health and body, but for your community.

A More Sustainable Mother's Day

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Planting a vegetable garden at home is not only a fun Mother's Day activity, but is also an excellent way to make sure that Mom has fresh produce available for the rest of the summer.

What to Buy in October

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 12.04.2012 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

If you wait till the very last minute, you will find some heavily discounted (yet picked-over) Halloween costumes. But, if procrastination isn't your thing, shop consignment and resale stores.

Gardens Blooming At Schools Teach Nutrition, Science

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

DALLAS -- Gathered in the large garden behind an elementary school here, a group of kindergartners watched as their teacher snipped some basil, let th...

Don't Start a Veggie Garden to Save Money

Dan Allen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Dan Allen

Saving money is a popular rationale for starting a vegetable garden at home. A commonly cited statistic suggests that home gardeners can expect a return of $8 worth of produce for each $1 they invest in seeds, starts, fertilizers and pest control.

You Can Bury a Lot of Troubles Digging in the Dirt...

Geri Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Geri Miller

I'd been a a gardener since who-knows-when, but I'd never experienced this level of interest before. It was the "who" asking for help that was the most astonishing.