Category: Community Gardening

Eating together is part of the social fabric that ties communities together.

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How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

FROM: Veranda.com Crisp air, burnt orange leaves, pumpkin spice lattes – we are in the thick of autumn, which puts winter right around the corner. That means it’s time to put finish up your fall planting and start preparing your garden for...

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What Expiration Dates Really Mean

Here’s some food for thought: Expiration dates refer to quality and freshness of food, notsafety. (Yep, that’s a shocker!) So even if a food item passes its expiration date, that item could technically still be safe to eat. We dug a little deeper to find...

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6 Natural Solutions to Decontaminate Soil

With a progressively educated population becoming more aware of the inherent dangers of the conventional food supply, urban farming has become hugely popular. However, more people are also becoming aware of contaminated soiland how heavy metals pose potential risks to their...

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Turn to Gardening for Happiness

Negative emotions such as stress and anxiety are a result of being confined in the same spaces and not getting enough exposure to sunlight and fresh air. Studies suggest that most of us are putting our health at risk by...

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The Benefits of Eating Together

“Come and get it!” It may be dinnertime, but when was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a meal together? With music lessons, ball practice, play rehearsal, and work schedules, it can be tough. Rounding up the troops...