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7/12/2011
In Oak Park, Michigan, a mother of six faces 93 days in jail for planting vegetables in her front yard. People across the country are rallying to her defense.
7/12/2011
In a Boulder, Colorado, neighborhood, residents are getting off the grass. They're donating their front yards to a community organization that grows enough fruits and vegetable on the former lawns to feed 50 families. Now, that's local food.
2/14/2013
Guest blogger Kathleen Gasperini shares one of the challenges of urban farming: traveling while the garden is ready to harvest!
1/14/2013
Guest blogger Kathleen Gasperini documents her journey to becoming a successful urban farmer in Los Angeles.
3/16/2012
The path to a sustainable New York City will involve covering much of the urban space with food farms and gardens.
1/4/2011
Simple Living star Wanda Urbanska offers 3 easy steps to a serene, streamlined bedroom.
6/2/2010
In North Carolina’s Triangle region, Crop Mob is reviving community farming.
6/17/2009
Rice Intensification uses less water and fewer seedlings to produce greater yields of rice, which helps both poor farmers and the environment.
1/20/2010
Farmers in northern Michigan urge county officials to support hemp farming.
10/30/2009
To protest the ban on hemp farming, six hemp activists symbolically planted hemp seeds on the lawn of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
2/2/2009
I've never thought of myself one to carry on the family tradition of farming - but now that I have the opportunity to raise chickens within city limits, I am going to give it a shot! Read about how I'm getting started in urban chicken farming. And please, send me suggestions!
3/30/2011
'Organic farmers have the right to raise our organic crops without the threat of invasion by Monsanto's genetic contamination and without harassment by a reckless polluter. Beginning today, America asserts her right to justice and pure food.'
6/17/2009
One restaurant owner in Chicago relies on local farms for outstanding in-season herbs and other produce.
4/22/2013
Guest blogger Seleyn DeYarus takes a look at the fundamental differences between organic and conventional farming practices for insight into choosing healthier food.
1/23/2011
At Finca Luna Nueva in Costa Rica's southern Arenal district, guests get a true farm-to-table culinary and educational experience.
1/25/2011
Finca Luna Nueva in Costa Rica’s verdant San Carlos agricultural region is a dynamic, living example of permaculture and biodynamic farming, where every being is part of a system that nurtures the body and the soul.
3/18/2011
Kriste Misiak and her family won our Ultimate Garden Giveaway, receiving farm equipment and tools for all of their farming needs.
5/6/2011
A 30-acre organic and biodynamic farm is the beating heart of the thriving 1,000-acre Serenbe community near Atlanta. As more developers integrate agriculture into suburbia, the joys and benefits of farming are becoming available to everyone.
4/28/2009
A few herbal lessons from The Urban Herbalist.
6/17/2010
Guest blogger KyLynn Hull explains the different types of manure available for your green garden.
5/18/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace introduces a green gardening series on Biodynamic farming based on her trip to DeLoach Vineyards in Sonoma, California. She details the meaning of Biodynamic farming and a field preparation called horn silica 501.
3/31/2011
This seed company recycles magazines to package their organic and heirloom seeds.
3/1/2012
Urban Moonshine will introduce its new certified organic Energy Tonic at Natural Products Expo West, the industry’s largest event taking place on March 8th.
7/29/2011
Designed as a shotgun-style house for natural ventilation, the Alligator House was designed and built as part of the rehousing effort in post-Katrina New Orleans.
4/16/2010
Watch Rachel Maddow as she celebrates the return of Angostura bitters with two fabulous recipes and a fun story concerning its shortage this past winter.
7/8/2010
Enjoy an herb garden no matter where you live or the time of the year by starting your own indoor garden system. With these starter tools it is simpler than ever.
1/31/2012
A Detroit neighborhood garden demonstrates how citizens can work together to reclaim rundown sections of their cities and benefit their entire community.
5/19/2010
DeLoach Vineyards winegrower Eric Pooler explains the camaraderie amongst Biodynamic prep stirrers.  
6/18/2010
Besides composting, eggshells have many great uses both in the garden and in the home. Natural Home guest blogger KyLynn Hull details how to reuse eggshells.
7/1/2010
Natural Home assistant editor Kim Wallace shares her newfound love for farm-fresh eggs after experiencing rich, nutritious eggs at DeLoach Vineyards in Santa Rosa, California.
1/2/2012
As the paper garden catalog is slowly sinking in the west, the Lemon Verbena Lady is searching out herb seed catalogs and websites offering the best seed catalogs and herb seeds of every kind. This is the first installment of several catalog and website postings.


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