Are you planning a fall garden? Me too! Here are some handy resources to help us plan a fruitful (or veggie-ful!) food garden.
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Growing Cities producer Dan Susman talks about his journey from backyard farmer to urban food advocate. Spoiler: he started out by planting pumpkins! It’s a great story. Get to know him!
Need a reason to finally break ground on that spring garden? Homegrown vegetables are better for your health, your wallet, and the planet.
Gardening is one of those hobbies that has it all. It’s great exercise, can save you money, is good for mental health, and produces the world’s healthiest vegan foods including these for healthy bones.
If you love fresh food but don’t have enough room for a traditional garden, container-based vegetable gardening could be your BFF! With a little knowledge, fresh herbs and veggies can be yours — without any need for huge tracts of land.
I just started an aquaponic farm. On my kitchen counter. Seriously! Thanks to the folks at Back to the Roots and their ingenious AquaFarm. Learn how.
Companion planting is a great way to keep garden pests at bay without resorting to toxic pesticides. Check out this awesome visual guide to companion planting!
From small-space gardening to specific plants to plain old eye candy, we’ve got garden ideas to satisfy all of your spring gardening desires!
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.
Should a man lose his home for the crime of growing food? Are Monsanto shareholders joining the GMO labeling fight? Just how comfortable are we with kids going hungry? Is Walmart the real victim of recent food stamp cuts? Have we, in fact, lost our minds as a society? Read on, for answers to some of these questions and mounting evidence regarding others. Get your weekly food news update here!
Ever been chopping up some ginger root for a stir fry and wondered if you could grow your own? Our friends from Green Living Ideas share how to grow ginger in a pot or outdoors!
Have you been thinking about starting a vegetable garden but don’t want to deal with watering? A cheap DIY drip irrigation system is your solution!