Food Not Lawns Promoting Garden Exchange Model

September 9, 2009

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A grassroots group of Santa Barbara neighbors is encouraging others to grow and share their locally grown food, seeds, and ideas in an effort to promote the transformation of unused lawns and other urban land into sustainable organic micro farms.… Read More...

Farming Freedom and Hope After Katrina

August 30, 2009

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Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton

Four years after Hurricane Katrina, there are approximately 700,000 vacant lots in New Orleans. Enter groups like The New Orleans Farm and Food Network who help residents transform neighborhood abandoned or underused green space into urban … Read More...

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...

The Full (Green) Cleveland

July 6, 2009

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How green is…Cleveland? Cleveland, Ohio is commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River fire┬áby celebrating the re-birth of a much greener city. The fire occurred on June 22, 1969 when some molten steel fell from a passing train … Read More...

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