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Starting a Garden When You Can’t (or Don’t Want to) Do the Work: Yard Sharing Organizations

March 27th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Do you love fresh veggies more than the process of actually growing them? Is your yard a farmer's dream, but your work schedule a gardener's nightmare? Perhaps you have physical disabilities or other health issues that make tending a garden difficult. Never fear: fresh hyperlocal produce can still be yours! With some networking help from these yard sharing groups, you might have more springtime gardening options than you realize


Giveaway Reminder: Free copy of PLANEAT DVD

June 22nd, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

Last week we announced we will be hosting a giveaway for free copies of the wonderful documentary, PLANEAT! PLANEAT talks about the global effects of food and how diseases of affluence can be greatly aided by a plant-based diet. (If you don't remember, you can read the review here.) Just a little reminder that you can still enter the giveaway over the weekend. See below for how to enter


Urban Gardening: St. Louis Sweetens the Pot(ato)

May 15th, 2012 | by Jessi Stafford

On May 23rd, The Sweet Potato Project will be hosting a fundraiser to garner awareness and hopefully monetary donations to get the project off the ground. If kids can learn skills that keep them busy and have long-reaching effects, perhaps the betterment of urban areas nationwide is only a yam away


Spotted: Little Locavore Onesie

May 1st, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

It's not too often that I get to talk about buying handmade around here, so when I saw this super adorable onesie from Growing Up Wild, I had to share it with you!


Eating Fresh, Local Food Direct Through Community Supported Agriculture

September 20th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

If you’re looking to eat amazingly fresh food, support local farmers, and live a more sustainable lifestyle, then consider investing in a farm share. Also known as Community Supported Agriculture (or CSA), farm sharing has become an increasingly common option for consumers to purchase food directly from a local farm.



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