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With these easy safety tips, it’s the pyrotechnics you’ll always remember, not a trip to the emergency room.
Grilling season is here, and we've got the best way to celebrate: humanely raised, hormone-free hotdogs.
With the July 4th holiday in sight, check out these tips to plan a happy and safe Independence Day.
Innovative ideas are make farmers markets better for shoppers seeking sustainably grown, in-season food.
Not everything at farmers’ markets is organic or local. Make sure you ask the right questions.
Charcoal is the dirtiest grilling fuel, but the cleanest-burning fuel might come as a surprise.
Often touted as eco-friendly alternatives to hamburgers, some veggie burgers are certainly not "green."
You can honor your father with gifts that aren’t bad for Mother Earth.
Your greens may be natural, but be careful what you’re using to top off that salad.
From spoiled food to buggy backyards, a little planning will keep your holiday weekend problem-free.
A new study adds nerve damage to possible side effects of DEET insect repellents, but there are safer alternatives.
Yes, farm-fresh produce tastes better, but there are dozens more reasons why you should support local food.
You can experience the farm life without actually living on a farm.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants you to know your farmer—and be able to find him on a map.
Don’t let vague claims and lax rules ruin your favorite farmer’s market.
Ecofriendly and economical: With commodity prices climbing, buy-sell-trade used clothing shops are popping up all over.
A new study offers parents an alternative to medicating their children.
Ward off bad moods with a mood-boosting backyard garden.
Find out which foods contain the most bugs and how to avoid eating them.
Look for the "OMRI Listed" seal as an assurance of organic compliance.