Fiskars Kicks Off 2015 Project Orange Thumb Community Garden Inititiative

November 18, 2015


Community gardening cultivates many things: creative expression, beautiful outdoor spaces, civic and community collaboration, healthy hand-grown foods and sustainable living.


As a leader in the garden industry celebrating and supporting community gardening, Fiskars launched Project Orange Thumb, a community gardening … Read More...

Indoor & Underground Urban Farms Growing in Size and Number

October 18, 2015

mirai-indoor-plant-factory-urbangardensweb Mirai urban plant factory. Via Mirai.

What claims to be the world’s largest indoor vertical farm will soon begin production in Newark, New Jersey. Once it is fully operating, the 69,000-square-foot AeroFarms headquarters is slated produce up to 2 million Read More...

Guide to Farmers Markets: Benefits Beyond the Plate


The following article by Robin Plaskoff Horton and reposted from

Both casual cooks and celebrity chefs flock to their local farmers markets to avail themselves of the freshest locally grown produce straight from the farm. In addition to Read More...

Guerrilla Gardening Idea Brewed For Starbucks

October 12, 2015


Can you imagine jump starting your morning with a fresh cuppa Joe and a guerrilla gardening seed kit?


For Starbucks, designer Freddie Jordan envisioned the SeedPod, a conceptual guerrilla gardening kit that would promote the coffee chain’s sustainable policy. The … Read More...

Fiskars Project Orange Thumb Grant Recipient: Washington Shores Community Garden

August 29, 2015


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.


One of those grant recipients was

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