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Nourish Your Neighbors

Feeding the hungry is the challenge of America. It’s something that calls us all to help and change things for the better. By donating time, money or resources — just choose one of those that suits you. If you like to garden this project just might be for you. Creating a garden and growing food … Continue reading

Food Insecurity tells me the Dog Days are Not Over

Food insecurity is a reality for millions of Americans. According to the USDA, as of December 1, 2011, there are more than 50 million individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps. Recipients of the SNAP program include the homeless, elderly, disabled, unemployed and underemployed individuals and children from all … Continue reading

Organic Gardening and Companion Planting

I’ve been reading and researching about companion planting this year. Now that I’m managing a community organic garden I thought it was time to amp it up as far as learning more about what kinds of plants will attract beneficial insects and also repel harmful insects (Integrated Pest Management). Being an organic gardener it’s wise … Continue reading