it was a MBA course assignment that inspired them to create a set of interlocking garden blocks to make a raised garden bed.
Master Gardener Jen Aron talks about her favorite cover crop: buckwheat.
September 08, 2011 Here I am working on replacing my lawn with edibles and along comes this nifty idea: a front yard chicken coop. But wait, it’s designed to improve my front lawn as the chickens feed, forage, scratch, and fertilize the ground. Can I have a lawn and grow food too? It’s a solar […]
Another kind of food swap exists – it’s one I think many communities could easily embrace: a crop swap!
More people are growing their own food this year, many for the first time. Growing and harvesting green beans as we see in the video is one of the easier backyard foods to grow and manage.
Who’s a real farmer, is backyard gardening really farming? Where do you draw the line?
In Farm Together Now, authors Amy Franceschini and Anne Hamersky talk to 20 sustainable farmers and write about their experiences.
“to farmers about their engagement in sustainable food production, public policy and community organizing efforts.
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, […]
Lon Rombough shares his lifetime passion for breeding plants and growing grapes.
Jill Richardson suggests there are several things individuals can do in their daily lives to lessen the impact upon our natural resources.