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May 1, 2011

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Aphids On A Leaf

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Organic Pest Control

When you're an organic gardener, you face challenges that conventional gardeners don't, especially when it comes to bugs.

April 29, 2011

Cinco De Mayo 

Raw Tacos With Walnuts On A Napa Cabbage Leaf

Taco Time: Walnuts, Tilapia, And Liver & Onions

In anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, we prepare tacos three ways. But first, we go back to the garden with Joseph Swain to cultivate some raised beds.

April 24, 2011

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Organic Apples

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Organic All The Way

Why does using organic methods to grow food matter? Why is organic more expensive? Is the food better? Join the discussion on these and more organic issues.

April 23, 2011

Local Seeds 

Purple Calabash Tomato

Nature’s Crossroads Wants To Be Your Local Seed Source

This Indiana company offers locally produced seeds to folks who want to make every aspect of their garden organic, earth-friendly, and local.

April 22, 2011

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Carrots Fresh From The Garden

Let’s Get This Garden Party Started

We visit a local organic seed company and an urban farmer talks about raised beds. While you wait for your plants to grow, enjoy the recipe using red buds.

April 17, 2011

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Bat Guano Fertilizer

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Feeding Your Sprouts

What nutrients do plants need? What fertilizers should I use? How does companion planting work? We answer these questions to help your young sprouts grow.

April 10, 2011

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Seed Packets And Brochures

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Sowing Seeds

How deep? How far apart? How often? We answer all these questions regarding sowing seeds.

April 5, 2011

Feeding Kids 

child's face peeking through leaves

How Parents Can Help Kids Eat And Enjoy Vegetables

Parents may have to be sneaky when it comes to helping kids like veggies, but keep trying. You never know when your child may come around to liking vegetables.

April 3, 2011

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Building Raised Beds, Two Pictures

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: How To Get Started

What vegetables should I plant? How much sun should the garden get? Should I construct raised beds? Some advice for all the first-time gardeners out there.

March 27, 2011

Build Your Garden 

completed bin

DIY Compost Bins: The Cure For The Common Cold (Snap)

Shake off the not-quite-warm-enough blues, throw on a couple of layers, and get your heaps in order because planting season is just around the corner.

March 25, 2011

Presidental Gardening 


First Lady To Write Book About White House Garden

Michelle Obama will come out with a book in 2012 about the White House garden.

December 19, 2010

Local Winter Eats 

red and green salad

Spicy Winter Greens Fresh From The Hoophouse

You can't get any more local than this—winter salad greens grown in our backyard.

November 23, 2010

School Lunch 

Michelle Obama Laughs With Kids

Michelle Obama’s Salad Bar Could Eclipse Sloppy Joe In Cafeterias

Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?

September 29, 2010

Eating Out 


Restaurant Review: Lucky’s Café (Cleveland, Ohio)

Dr. Debby Herbenick, a sex columnist and sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, lucks out when she discovers this great Cleveland café!

September 28, 2010

School Lunch 

school lunch

The Powerful Position Of Schools To Influence Nutrition

School meals have a huge influence over the nutritional well-being of children. How can you make a difference?

August 20, 2010

Tomato Recipes 

burst cherry tomatoes

Summer Tomato Recipes: Cherry Tomato Compote, Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatoes are on the menu! First, a burst cherry tomato compote that positively explodes with flavor. Then, a roasted salsa using garden-fresh tomatillos.

March 31, 2010

White House Garden 

Michell Obama planting Spring Garden

First Lady Michelle Obama Breaks Ground On Spring Garden

Michelle Obama will be joined by the White House chefs, elementary school children and others to break ground today on the White House Spring kitchen garden.

July 29, 2009

The Real Cost of Food 

steve bonney and daniel orr

Steve Bonney: Doing It Local For Nearly Two Decades

Steve Bonney of talks about going local and avoiding misinformation about the cost of food in America.

July 18, 2009

Eating Flowers 


Edible Flowers With Moya Andrews, Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Thoughts on edible flowers from master gardener Moya Andrews and Chef Daniel Orr with a recipe for chicken fried zucchini blossoms.

July 8, 2009

Dealing With Deer 

deer munching on a branch

Tips For Keeping Deer And Pests Out Of Your Garden

Chef Daniel Orr, also an avid gardener offers some tips for keeping deer, pests and other vermin out of your garden.

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