News & People

Sir Albert Howard was the father of modern composting
Denmark is leading the way in organic food. What can Americans learn from its success?
What is the difference between organic seeds/plants and heirloom seeds/plants?
Can organic farming feed the world? A noted scientist argues that it can—and must.
This workplace garden in Richmond, British Columbia, offers employees the chance to get outside and play in the dirt.
Defining and defeating hunger in America
Think outside the supermarket to help feed the hungry.
A landmark report says the government has been grossly underestimating the effect of environmental toxins on our cancer risk.
Go behind the scenes at Organic Mechanics Soil Company with Mark Highland
How can home gardeners gear up for climate chaos in their backyards?
Our original coverage of the publishing of "Silent Spring"
Money is just one component of wealth. It's time to tap into your holistic health.
Get the good garden dirt with Ken Druse.
Not only are they traditional, but real Christmas trees give back to the environment too.
Ashley Glenn leads the Sacred Seeds project.
Want to do your part to preserve biodiversity? Plant a garden of medicinal herbs.
The oceans are in danger, but you can help turn the tide.
Saving Our Oceans
What do food labels reveal and, more importantly, what do they hide?
On the History, Husbandry, Politics, and Promise of Seeds
A philosophical approach to gardening seeks joy in everyday tasks and shared successes.