Urban farming is experiencing a renaissance. And Keith “Fathom” Cross sings about it in a catchy, current tune he wrote titled Home Grown. Tune in here.
There is a growing grassroots movement in suburban and urban areas where the local action of growing food is beginning to profoundly transform our neighborhoods and our world. It begins first with a simple attitude shift, when we start thinking of our lawns and backyard gardens as opportunities for sustainably growing food. As we each start to plant a seed, we are healing not only ourselves, but the planet as well.
“The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.” ~Hanna Rion There is no doubt that human beings have become far removed from the natural world. [ … ]
Everyone knows the very tastiest tomatoes are homegrown, lovingly staked and watered at regular intervals until they’re big and red and ripe. Until recently, such simple pleasures were reserved for [ … ]
Just because summer days are on their way out doesn’t mean the gardening has to end. In climates like mine on the Northern California coast, certain plants can be grown [ … ]
There are many sustainable options when it comes to putting food on the table, from eating organic to choosing locally grown foods to avoiding animal products. But there’s nothing quite [ … ]