National Community Gardening Week Starts Today

August 23, 2009

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On August 6, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack encouraged Americans to connect with the land, the food it grows and their local communities by proclaiming August 23-29, National Community Gardening Week.

A community garden is an opportunity to educate everyone about … Read More…

Is your city participating in the National Community Gardening Week August 23-29?

August 15, 2009

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Community and urban gardens are an important component of making sustainable communities. The National Community Gardening Week is an opportunity for your local government to show support by publicly promoting community gardens August 23 – 29.

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Bokashi Trench Composting Unveiled at Bushwick New York’s Aberdeen Compost Lot

July 16, 2009

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The first Vokashi trench composting will be unveiled today, Friday, July 17, 3:00 pm at the NYRP Aberdeen composting lot (take L train to Bushwick & Aberdeen; right on Aberdeen to the end of the block).

After months of collecting food … Read More…

How Does Your Garden Friendship Grow?

July 7, 2009

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GrowFriend is a great tool for gardeners without yards, and people with land who don’t want to garden. Since the dawn of agriculture, people have shared crops and growing responsibilities. Today, we live in crowded cities where we don’t know our … Read More…

Growing Sustainable Food and Youth Leaders in Boston

May 6, 2009

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Rutabega, carrots, and lettuce are sprouting from the freshly tilled soil of several urban lots in Boston.  Since 1991, the goal of the Food Project has been to build a national model of engaging young people in personal and social … Read More…

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