by guest blogger Lily Oswald, freelance environmental and garden writer Danielle Vogel, a young entrepreneur out of Washington DC, is shaking up Capitol Hill one bite at a time by delivering tasty foods to the community via Glen’s Garden Market. Glen’s is a grocery store with a unique mission: to populate the shelves with local […]
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by Chelsey Simpson, communications manager for the National Farm to School Network Tomorrow marks the beginning of National Farm to School Month. For the next 31 days, schools across the country will celebrate the local products in their lunch offerings, the gardens in their schoolyards, and the food and agriculture education offered in their classrooms. […]
By guest blogger Nate Luke, photographer and video director Millsap Farms brings a lot to the table—literally. Along with providing community-supported agriculture (CSA) members with weekly assortments of freshly harvested organically grown produce, the Springfield, Missouri farm now hosts a weekly “Dancing Pizza Club” dinner. On Thursdays, once warm weather comes to the Ozarks, Sarah […]
by guest blogger Jean Nick. If you bought chicks in the spring they are about half grown by now, and they’re big enough and well feathered enough to spend their days in a run and their nights outside in a secure building or pen. Here’s how to make sure they grow to be happy layers.
by guest blogger Wendy Gordon. Finding where to buy regionally harvested goodies has never been so simple. While planning dinner earlier today, I plugged my work zip code into the NRDC Eat Local app and (ta-da!) local markets popped up, making my lunchtime grocery run quick and easy.
Spring is a time to start over and try new things, but after 30 years of gardening, there are the tried-and-true that simply must be planted every year. This is my list.
by guest blogger Jean Nick. Having a few hens is a great way to make good use of kitchen and garden leftovers, harvest your very own amazing-tasting eggs, cut your food miles, and get the greatest compost bin on the block. It’s easy to get started.
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now