News & People

Styrofoam cups will replace biodegradable materials as the Republican-led House focuses on cutting other programs that protect human and environmental health.
What does blossoming mean? What does it symbolize?
That flat of petunias at the garden center may come with a chemical catch.
This workplace garden in Richmond, British Columbia, offers employees the chance to get outside and play in the dirt.
Keeping a flock of backyard hens has gone from being homey to being oh-so-stylishly vogue.
The best varieties of 2010 from the Organic Gardening test gardens
Think outside the supermarket to help feed the hungry.
Defining and defeating hunger in America
Deborah Madison explains how growing her own ingredients makes mealtime truly nourishing.
Can organic farming feed the world? A noted scientist argues that it can—and must.
A farmer and distinguished writer explains why it is vital that we understand where and how our food is produced.
Maria Rodale publishes a passionate defense of organic growing.
Maria Rodale explains the personal impact of the book "Self-Sufficient Life" by John Seymour.
The Farmer-Veteran Coalition helps train returning soldiers to be the next generation of farmers.
A landmark report says the government has been grossly underestimating the effect of environmental toxins on our cancer risk.
The author of The Botany of Desire and The Omnivore's Dilemma talks about gardening, nature, and the problem with organics.
Want to do your part to preserve biodiversity? Plant a garden of medicinal herbs.
Gayla Trail, creator of and author of You Grow Girl: The Ground-breaking Guide to Gardening, lives and gardens in Toronto.
What is the difference between organic seeds/plants and heirloom seeds/plants?