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Posted by Peter on Sep 29th 2017

6 Ways to Shop Smarter at the Farmers Market

6 Ways to Shop Smarter at the Farmers Market

Posted by Dan Nosowitz on Aug 11th 2017

As we move into the late-summer glory season—that hallowed time when most produce is at peak deliciousness—it's worth reconsidering your farmers market strategy. Sure, it’s hard to go wrong this time … read more

How to Keep Honeybees

Posted by Rene Ebersole - Photos by Meg Smith on Aug 8th 2017

You can hardly say “honeybee” anymore without hearing the reverb “colony collapse disorder.” Back in 2006, American beekeepers began reporting staggering losses, ranging from 30 to 90 percent of their … read more

Get Involved! 4 Ways to Support Small Family Farms

Posted by Krista Holobar on Aug 8th 2017

It may seem like our country’s farmers have been struggling forever, but you can trace many of their current misfortunes back to the early 1980s, when the USDA’s lending arm, the Farmers Home Admini … read more

No Land? No Problem. You Can Still Get Growing with Containers!

Posted by Dan Nosowitz on Aug 8th 2017

Containers offer lots of advantages to the space-challenged urban gardener: It’s easier to control soil quality, water levels—even the weather, by moving pots inside when temperatures drop. But there … read more