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How to Design a Community Garden for More Than Food
February 9, 2016
In California, a community garden led to an ambitious plan to help residents connect, learn new skills, and make healthier choices.
February 8, 2016
During February's Sustainability Month, Healdsburg is highlighting all the ways its business have made sustainable practices a way of life.
urban farming brings young farmers into field
February 4, 2016
An urban farming initiative in Phoenix adds some green to an empty downtown lot and provides soil to new farmers trying to break into the field.
500,000 ways local food wins thanks to these restaurants
December 29, 2015
Representing $500,000 in purchasing power, the owners of two restaurants in a small Idaho town help farmers expand and thrive by serving local food.
Detroit urban farm fights blight
December 21, 2015
Hantz Farms tore down blighted houses with the idea of starting an urban farm. Now it's investing in high school students' futures in a Detroit community.
Should you make holiday ham this year?
December 11, 2015
When it comes time to plan your feast, do yourself a favor: Skip the holiday ham.
Why One National Food Brand Has Local Produce on the Brain
December 8, 2015
New York-based BrightFarms has found a way to grow local produce on a commercial scale using greenhouses and millions of dollars from investment firms.
4 ways climate change alters the wine you love
December 3, 2015
Climate change impacts where wine grapes can grow, which varieties and how the wines taste. A changing industry creates new opportunities and challenges.
Giving Tuesday is your guide to charitable giving
November 30, 2015
Amid the rush to eat and buy presents this year, don't forget charitable giving. These six food organizations will put your donations to good use.
November 22, 2015
The Food Recovery Network – a nonprofit tackling food waste – has rescued more than 1 million pounds of leftover food to give to groups fighting hunger.