Community Gardens

Urban gardening lessons for kids, aided by Times Union Hope Fund

Young people get excited about Hope Fund-supported programs like 15-LOVE


The kids at 15-LOVE like to play ping-pong in the basement game room at the program’s offices on Washington Avenue.

But they’ll gladly yield the table come harvest time in late-summer…

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25 July 2014


Baltimore man gardens in tiny space. Click here

The pay off. Harvesting garlic. Click here

Norwegian spin on urban gardening. Click here

Chinese greens, quick return wonders. Click here


Restaurant garden gives more than food. Click here

Homegrown fruit and vegetables better for kids and wallets! Click here

Nepalese rush to organic suppliers amid pesticide scare. Click here


Nature: teacher, relaxant and food! Click here

Global plans to end soil degradation. Click here

Farmers battle drought with sustainability techniques. Click here

23 June 2014


When good compost turns bad. Click here

Winter veggies in pots! Click here

Summer wed control in the veggie garden. Click here

Integrated Pest Management

Know your pests before you attack them. Click here

IPM is more than just a tool. Click here

Living Small

Tiny houses offer shelter and no debt – almost. Click here

Down sizing to be free of stuff! Click here

Community Gardens

Food is but one of the many benefits from community gardening. Click here


Industrial hemp production, soil organic matter critical. Click here

Organic farming culture becomes burgeoning sector for Fiji. Click here

9 June 2014


Nature’s security blanket: Mulch. Click here

A perennial treat: asparagus. Click here

Community Gardens

A community garden on a mission. Click here

A US Army garden brings healing. Click here


Seed ownership in US Agriculture. Click here

Nutrient efficiency, a good article. Click here

New Zealand’s organic grape industry grows. Click here

Sustainable berry production based upon “know-how”. Click here

24 April 2014


Organic is not a quick fix but it is a sustainable fix. Click here

You dont need experience, that comes with doing. Click here

The joy of crappy gardening. Click here


Marketing, as important as the growing. Click here

The Tao of composting. Click here

Training in a new labour intensive, niche creating philosophy. Click here

Alternative Energy

Corn waste ethanol could be more damaging than beneficial. Click here

A call to untilise the stored solar energy of tropical biomass. Click here

23 April 2014


Understanding organic gardening. Click here

Gourmet garlic! Click here

Gardening “hand in wing” with chooks. Click here


Organic farming as a counter insurgency tool. Click here

Organic farming defined down to the soil. Click here

Saving the world, one farm at a time. Click here


7 smart ways to save dough on Organic food. Click here

22 April 2014


An app to turn you into an organic farmer. Click here

Why we should save our seeds. Click here

A square foot front garden. Click here


Organic farming a climate change mitigation tool. Click here

Sustainable Vs Organic? Click here

Old bones for richer soils. Click here


10 reasons why everyone should eat organic. Click here

What are the economics of “supermarket” organics? Click here