News & People

A new study offers parents an alternative to medicating their children.
Mosquitoes are annoying, but the pesticides used to eradicate them can damage your health. Here’s what you need to know.
Congratulations to the 2011 Garden to Table Award Winners!
A family home and garden that is a model of urban permaculture.
The founder of the Slow Money Alliance speaks out for investment in entrepreneurship, conservation, and local providers of food.
Innovative ideas are make farmers markets better for shoppers seeking sustainably grown, in-season food.
Astronauts become gardeners with Veggie technology.
Deborah Madison explains how growing her own ingredients makes mealtime truly nourishing.
Organic Gardening Wins Three Garden Writers Association Media Awards
Gayla Trail, creator of yougrowgirl.com and author of You Grow Girl: The Ground-breaking Guide to Gardening, lives and gardens in Toronto.
Learn about organic beekeeping and how it boosts your health.
Styrofoam cups will replace biodegradable materials as the Republican-led House focuses on cutting other programs that protect human and environmental health.
You can honor your father with gifts that aren’t bad for Mother Earth.
Ward off bad moods with a mood-boosting backyard garden.
Organic landscape maintenance gets a boost from america’s largest indoor flower show.
Americans obsess about food, and marketers feed off that obsession. It’s an unhealthy cycle that needs to end, Michael Pollan says.
Gardeners know it to be true, and science is starting to prove it.
The time is now to jump off the industrial treadmill.
The garden at Chicago’s Cook County Sheriff’s Boot Camp gives incarcerated men the skills to grow vegetables—and potentially new lives.
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