Carrots Are Orange For Purely Political Reasons. Here’s How We Lost The Rest of the Rainbow.

October 13, 2020 at 10:09 pm




In the 17th century, the Dutch cultivated orange carrots as a tribute to William of Orange, wiping out a 1000-year history of white, yellow, red and purple carrots

Vermont Makes it Illegal to Throw Compost in the Trash

August 6, 2020 at 12:24 am




All food scraps must now be composted in Vermont to save space in landfills and reduce methane emissions

Mexico Bans Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide

July 12, 2020 at 9:38 pm




Mexico announces a plan to be 100% glyphosate-free by 2024

14 Beautiful Perennial Flowers That’ll Bloom in Your Garden Year After Year

July 7, 2020 at 8:35 am




Perennial flowers make excellent cover crops, improve your soil, and never need to be replanted

“Wavy Walls” Use Fewer Bricks than Straight Ones

June 25, 2020 at 7:55 pm




It actually takes fewer bricks to build a wavy wall than a straight one because you only need one layer

Canadian Woman Up-Cycles Old School Buses into Greenhouses

May 25, 2020 at 5:58 pm




Old school buses are cheaper and stronger than most greenhouses, and best of all, you can move them!

STUDY: Bug Attacks Make Fruit and Veggies More Nutritious

March 3, 2020 at 3:33 pm

When bugs eat holes in the leaves of our crops, the plants produce more antioxidants!

Nearly 40% of Russia’s Food Still Comes From Small, Family Gardens

February 13, 2020 at 6:18 pm




Almost half of Russia’s food is grown in backyard gardens!

Bees Love Cannabis! Researchers Discover Hemp Could Help Restore Bee Populations

February 11, 2020 at 4:55 pm




Hemp provides bees excellent nutrition when they need it most, new study finds

Bees Voted Most Important Living Beings On Earth

July 31, 2019 at 12:57 pm




Bees voted more important than fungi, plankton, and primates when it comes to survival of life on earth as we know it