Fiskars Project Orange Thumb Grant Recipient: Washington Shores Community Garden

August 29, 2015



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Since we posted earlier about the Fiskars Project Orange Thumb community gardens grant program, thirty grant recipients in the U.S. and Canada have begun using their awards to bring their garden plans to fruition.



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NYC’s Lowline Underground Park To See Light of Day

July 6, 2015



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New York City is famous for its skyline, not so much for its treeline. The city has some great parks, but for 8.4 million people, it could still use more. One solution: go underground. That’s where you’ll find the Lowline, Read More…

Fiskars Announces Project Orange Thumb Community Garden Grant Recipients

March 2, 2015



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Now in its 13th year, Fiskars Project Orange Thumb® awards cash and garden tools to community groups across North America and Canada. I was honored to accept their invitation to be on their editorial board where I helped select Read More…

Project Orange Thumb Seeds Community Gardens

January 15, 2015



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Community gardens offer an opportunity to grow food collectively–great for those without their own land, and especially vital in areas where fresh produce may not be plentiful. But more importantly: community gardens improve the quality of people’s lives.



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One Aquaponic Rooftop Farm to Go Please

June 25, 2014



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It’s hard to disagree with the fact that urban rooftops could provide a huge playground for urban farmers. Rooftop gardens do exist of course, but in a city like New York with an endless number of industrial buildings, there could … Read More…

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