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

Bill Would Enable Farmers to Sue Monsanto When GMO Crops Invade Their Property

May 3, 2019 at 4:56 pm






A proposed law would treat biotech companies as “trespassers” when their GMO crops creep onto neighboring organic farms

Florida Lifts Ban on Front-Yard Vegetable Gardens

April 8, 2019 at 1:26 pm




Florida passes law saying cities can’t stop people from growing food on their own property, even in their front yards

Credit: Todd Anderson New York Times, Orlando couple will now be able to keep vegetable garden

Minnesota Becomes 5th State to Restrict Use of Monsanto Herbicide

January 14, 2019 at 10:07 pm




States are standing up to protect us against Monsanto’s new herbicide dicamba, since EPA won’t

This Geothermal Greenhouse Grows Oranges in the Snow

December 11, 2018 at 7:26 pm




This man has figured out how to harness the heat of the Earth to grow citrus in the Midwest all year long

Help Birds Survive the Winter by Skipping Yard Work This Fall

November 26, 2018 at 11:38 pm




Forget manicuring your lawn this fall. Endangered birds need messy yards to survive the winter.

Vegetables Lose Up to Half Their Nutrients By the Time They’re Shipped to the Store: Another Reason to Grow Your Own

September 23, 2018 at 2:45 pm




Spinach can lose 90% of its vitamin C content within 24 hours of harvest, and 50 percent of its folate and carotenoids within a week. By the time it’s purchased in the grocery store, it’s often more than a week old.

11 Reasons a Clover Lawn is Better than Grass Lawn

August 3, 2018 at 12:52 am




Time to give up and let the clover take over! Clover doesn’t need to be mowed, watered, weeded or fertilized, and it’s softer than grass.