items found (
What a better way to connect with children and with the natural world than through gardening? Team up with the youngsters in your care on scores of fun outdoor and indoor garden-related activities. Share the joy of watching plants and the animals that live among them grow and flourish as you...
The subject of this particular manual is the basic technology of horticulture and vegetabl-growing, as it applies mainly to family gardens. It deals largely with the way this kind of vegetable cultivation has been encouraged through extension activities initiated mostly by health service workers...
Community food forests are rapidly emerging across the United States as part of local movements promoting food literacy and community building. Fueled by the popularity of permaculture and agro-ecology, these food forests are capturing the imagination of people in neighborhoods, towns, and cities...
The Save the Children School Garden Manual has been compiled in the belief that this essential activity can be incorporated in school programs in a way that enriches the depth and variety of the school curriculum; while also teaching students more about an activity which, in many parts of the...
In this issue of The Greening Review, ACGA highlights initiatives that some communities are implementing in their work to education about and to address childhood obesity in their neighborhoods.
Not so long ago most fresh food on North American tables came from home gardens and local farmers markets. Today, the average item of food travels more than a thousand miles before it lands on our tables. It's a remarkable technological accomplishment, but has not proven to be healthy for our...
This Vol 3 (Historical Supplement) of 3, is an annoted bibliography on the vegetable and fruit varieties once grown in North America temperate -zone gardens, and thus serving as ancestors to today's existing "heirlooms". In addition, it focuses on historical aspects of garden vegetables and...
Jamal Livingston is stressed out. His community garden is in jeopardy of closure, because volunteers are squabbling and an angry neighbor is threatening to have the garden shut down completely. A horrible prospect! Not only do Jamal and the others share their produce with the local food pantry,...
Founded by the Bonita Springs Community Foundation, the ECHO Edible Schoolyard project is a joint community initiative promoting agricultural education through experimental grardening at Bonita Springs Middle School. This garden will give students many opportunities to learn about edible plants,...
Food from Dryland Gardens encourages gardens that serve local needs, that are based on local knowledge, and that conserve natural resources and the biological diversity of traditional crops. It was written for field workers, extension agents, students, project workers, and program planners. Both...