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Why Are Today's Vegetables Less Nutritious?


How building soil, growing heirlooms can stop nutrient decline in vegetables and fruits.

13 Ways to Stop Wasting Food


Reducing food waste at home not only helps the environment, it saves us money. Here's how.

New Study Finds Pesticide In Pollen, Honey


Most hives, honeybees examined in state study found to carry pesticides.

Rainwater Harvesting


How to reduce water use, save money, and fight drought by harvesting and collecting rainwater.

Why Grow Organic? Taste.


There are many reasons to eat organically. Better taste is one.

Farm-To-Table Boosts Garden Tourism


Organic produce, local-source dining and rural pleasures tempt visitors.

Gardening with Chickens

Common Pests

Natural fertilizer and pest control from the birds that give us eggs and companionship.

Sales of Non- GMO Foods Push Market


More and more shoppers are buying foods free of GMOs. And that's good for farmers.

Old Malls Grow Green


Roof-top farms and greenhouse gardens help reclaim agricultural land from urban sprawl.

Cruel Livestock Research


What constitutes humane treatment of farm animals?

Horticulture Programs: Good Grows Here


The popularity of urban farming, garden therapy, and organic produce means more jobs and education.

Butterflies, Bees, Organic Corn

Beneficial Insects

... and other good gardening news for the New Year.