Posts Tagged ‘gardening’

Who’s a ‘Real Farmer’?

Who’s a ‘Real Farmer’?

March 03, 2011 This question has popped up on occasion when trying to define certain subjects in the past such as ‘backyard gardening’ or ‘urban farming’. Is it farming or is it gardening? What defines the difference? Representative Nancy Smith (Maine) is a farmer, in the traditional sense of the word, and she has something […]

Farm Together Now on Tour

Farm Together Now on Tour

February 17, 2011 There are many people behind the scenes who quietly go about growing/producing wholesome food and doing what they believe in everyday. Daniel Tucker, Amy Franceschini, and Anne Hamersky wanted to meet and talk to some of these people so spent the summer of 2009 traveling around the country to visit 20 different […]

National Seed Swap Day

National Seed Swap Day

January 28, 2011 The last Saturday in January is National Seed Swap Day, which for 2011 is tomorrow, January 29th. Several communities hold their own seed swap on this day. It’s an opportunity to meet up with other seed enthusiasts and swap seeds. “The first annual Washington Gardener Seed Exchange was held on January 26, […]

The Grape Grower (video)

The Grape Grower (video)

Known horticulturist Lon Rombough shares his lifetime passion for breeding plants and growing grapes.

What does it take to live sustainably in the US?

What does it take to live sustainably in the US?

Jill Richardson suggests there are several things individuals can do in their daily lives to lessen the impact upon our natural resources, and working together as a societal goal we will be able to achieve success.