Entries for the Tag: Gardening

Michelle Obama’s White House vegetable garden: By the numbers
Michelle Obama’s White House vegetable garden: By the numbers

It's fall harvest time on the South Lawn. Just what has grown in the first lady's garden since she…

The Urban Hunger Problem: Causes and Solutions
The Urban Hunger Problem: Causes and Solutions

…As mentioned in earlier posts, three million NYC residents live in low-income neighborhoods like central Harlem, South Bronx, and…

The Localization of Agriculture
The Localization of Agriculture

By Lester R. Brown, Earth Poicy Institute Dec. 2009

In the United States, there has been…

Urban Agriculture: Rooftop Garden in Brooklyn
Urban Agriculture: Rooftop Garden in Brooklyn

image: jonathanvlarocca, Flickr Creative Commons

Urban Gardening is fascinating to me. There are so many reasons…

How Foodies Can Eclipse — and Save — the Green Movement
How Foodies Can Eclipse — and Save — the Green Movement

These are dark days for the environmental movement. A year after being on the cusp of passing landmark legislation…

Sky Vegetables: Hydroponic rooftop farming for urban centers
Sky Vegetables: Hydroponic rooftop farming for urban centers

Most of us think of vegetables as being firmly rooted in the ground. Of course, congested urban areas usually…

AmpleHarvest.org: Connecting Local Gardeners with Local Food Pantries
AmpleHarvest.org: Connecting Local Gardeners with Local Food Pantries

 

MyFreshLocal.com loves AmpleHarvest.org, a site with its own “find and find out” resources that connect gardeners with…

Want winter vegetables? Try a grow box
Want winter vegetables? Try a grow box

February can be a tough part of the year for the fan of fresh local produce. Some areas of…

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