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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.
Incubator farms nurture a new generation of organic growers.
Americans obsess about food, and marketers feed off that obsession. It’s an unhealthy cycle that needs to end, Michael Pollan says.
Are you up to the task of raising backyard chickens in your town or city for fresh eggs and free soil amendments?
There’s a cheaper, more convenient way to get local food than heading to your farmers’ market every week.
The garden at Chicago’s Cook County Sheriff’s Boot Camp gives incarcerated men the skills to grow vegetables—and potentially new lives.
Lifetime readers share their memories of OG
Still not sold on organic? This list will help you see the light.
70 Great Years, 70 Favorite Recipes from Organic Gardening
See what's coming up in the new issue of Organic Gardening.
The founder of the Slow Money Alliance speaks out for investment in entrepreneurship, conservation, and local providers of food.