Tagged "gardening"

An Ample Harvest
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Launched in 2009, AmpleHarvest.org connects millions of home gardeners with an excess of crops to thousands of soup kitchens and food pantries that rarely receive fresh produce to distribute to clients.

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Posted In: Happening Now
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The Real Secret to Ditching Industrialized Food – Forever (Power Pancakes)
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What I’ve come to realize over time is there are many paths to real food and no one path is right for everyone.

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Posted In: Breakfast & Brunch, Strategies
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An interview with Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel
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Slow Food USA is a national non-profit that believes in a world where food and farming are sources of health and pleasure for everyone. Last week I had the pleasure of talking with their president, Josh Viertel.

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Posted In: Happening Now
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Grow your own mushrooms with these sustainable kits (and a giveaway!)
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Forget foraging! Grow your own mushrooms instead.

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Posted In: Happening Now
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My visit to Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center
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I’m thrilled and honored to be a guest contributor today at Mrs. Q’s Fed Up With School Lunch blog! I wrote about my recent visit to the Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center, an awesome, urban, organic teaching garden that’s doing some incredible work. Check it out!

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Heirloom Seeds
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Amy Holan is the author of Seasonally Seattle, a blog about eating within a 250 mile radius of the Seattle area for an entire year — on a budget. As part of her project, she’s been researching Heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables, and today she shares some of what she’s learned.

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Posted In: Food Factoids, Thoughts & Observations
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Growing Your Own
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Lyn Bilodeau is a writer, consultant, and permaculturist living in Austin, Texas. She writes about her adventures in suburban permaculture and modern homesteading on her blog at www.gardenatrix.com. Here she shares some thoughts on the joys of growing your own food, and some simple but important pointers when first starting out.

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Posted In: Strategies
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