Food security is a political issue

Access to healthy and affordable food is one of the most basic things we need to ensure a safe and productive society. The right to food deserves to be an election issue.
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Getting over past fears and sparking transformation

We were all surprised when she cowered behind me trembling, frozen in fear at the sight of the two girls. I gently encouraged her, while the girls stood quietly by…

How to do a fall garden cleanup

September is the time to do a fall garden cleanup. By clearing space, we’ll prevent disease and be able to make room for the last of the season’s plantings, like garlic and broad beans.

Why your garden needs row covers

Row covers can go a long way towards helping our vegetable gardens survive fall and winter weather. With just a few supplies from a hardware store, you can create an effective crop protection system.

URBAN GARDENING: How to save tomato seeds

Did you grow great tomatoes this year? Find an extra-tasty variety at the farmer’s market? Learn to save the seeds for next year’s garden.

URBAN GARDENING: Seeds you can plant in September

Fall is around the corner, but the gardening season is far from over for committed urban food growers. Here’s the lowdown on seeds you can plant in September.

URBAN GARDENING: Interplanting makes the most of small food gardens [VIDEO]

Urban gardens are small by definition. Here’s how to save space in your garden with interplanting.

BALCONY GARDENING: How to grow a steady supply of salad greens

The short shelf life of those grocery-store salad mixes is good reason to stagger-plant your own to pick fresh.