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Secrets to Creating a Child-Friendly Garden

Some people make it look so easy. On late summer afternoons, blogger Christine Chitnis heads to her community garden plot to tend her vegetables—toddler in tow. "This part of my day is so idyllic," …

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Creating Campus Gardens

As I wrote about last week, college and university students are leading the way in the local food movement by not only purchasing local foods, but by getting their schools to do the same. Groups su…

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In Boulder, Colorado, Front Yard ‘Microfarms’ Feed Community

My town of Boulder, Colorado, is a strange republic. We’re a little bit smug and far too politically correct, but we get some things right (like encouraging biking and banning smoking). In Martin Acre…

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You Can Join a Community Garden (video)

NYC is now home to over 500 community gardens. They started on the Lower East Side in the 1970s when "Green Guerrillas" started throwing seeds over fences and gardening illegally on abandoned lots. To…

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Help Start a People’s Garden in Your Community

Many sustainable food advocates might not be sure what to make of the Obama Administration's food and agriculture decisions and appointments, but some of the strategies underway are clearly focused on…

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