Farmer-Foodie New Year’s Resolutions

Some of our favorite farmer and foodie friends gave us a heads up at what they plan to do to improve in the new year. Here's to trying!

How To Farm In Cold Weather: Protect Your Plants

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This story is excerpted from a post on Modern Farmer. Ilustration provided by MGMT Design.

How To Grow a Winter Kitchen Garden

With a little gear and know-how, a wide variety of fresh produce can be successfully grown throughout the winter, even cilantro and chilies.

5 Herbs for Kitchen Gardens

There’s a reason why herb gardens are often called ‘kitchen’ gardens. Firstly, they can be grown right in your kitchen, indoors, any time of year! And secondly, it seems natural for cooks and gardeners to want to grow the freshest plants possible for their culinary experience. The best part is you don’t need a lot of space indoors to enjoy a thriving herb garden that adds value to your dishes.
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Composting: Turning Trash into Treasure

Recycling yard and kitchen waste into organic fertilizer is easy. Cecilia Nasti of Field and Feast shares her tips on getting started.
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Winterizing Your Garden

When you prepare your garden for winter, you increase the odds it will thrive in spring. Cecilia Nasti offers tips on winterizing your garden.
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Woolly Pocket Helps School Gardens Bloom

Miguel Nelson is a man on a mission. “I love plants. I think plants are the coolest. I feel like civilization would be a better place if people spent a little more time with plants,” says the artist-turned-entrepreneur. And now he’s helping school kids get in on the fun of growing things.

Extending Your Garden's Harvest

Growing your own food doesn't have to stop in fall or even winter. Cecilia Nasti offers a few tips for extending the harvest beyond what you may think is possible.
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Gifts from the Garden

Wondering what to give people on your gift-giving list this year? If you grow food and flowers, you have a solution. Cecilia Nasti offers helpful tips on gifting from your garden.
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Help Us Grow Healthy Kids

When you donate to the Whole Kids Foundation® “Growing Healthy Kids” campaign every penny goes directly to help provide school garden and salad bar grants, as well as nutrition and wellness education for teachers. All of these programs further the nonprofit organization’s healthy mission: helping kids eat better and enjoy it.

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