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Helping children to understand where their food comes from helps to shape them into more well-rounded and informed eaters as they grow. With the advent of local farmers’ markets and more awareness around sourcing, eating locally grown food has certainly…...

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Growing up, springtime often meant it was gardening season.  We never grew vegetables or fruit, but we definitely had our fair share of plantings, bushes, flowers and trees.  Given my parents’ passion for creating a beautifully landscaped property, I’m surprised…...

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Organic gardening is a chemical-free and earth-friendly method of gardening. Organic gardening and conventional gardening differ on how they control pests and nourish the soil. Conventional gardening uses chemical pesticides and chemical fertilizers while organic gardens use organic means of…...

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Mom always said to eat your fruits and veggies, but what she probably didn’t tell you is that they’ll cost you a fortune to buy. And it’s not just your wallet that feels the blow from the inflated cost of…...

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Planting a few seeds on your deck or in your backyard yields delicious, organic results—and money savings, too. You know the basics of how to start your own vegetable garden, but where do you go from here? Here are some…...

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Last weekend, I bought something at the farmers’ market that got me so excited I went way over budget and didn’t even wait until I got home to dig into my purchase. What got me so amped up amid crowds…...

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In the beginning of spring it’s easy to catch the gardening bug. You may have never thought about growing some of your own food before. There’s no time like right now to make a plan. First off decide just how…...

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It always amazes me just how much money I can spend on organic salad at the store. Add in a lunch salad everyday and a green smoothie in the morning and you can watch your food budget soar. Lettuce, arugula,…...

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Fresh, organic vegetables are good and good for you. But are they good for your budget? Prices for some organic vegetables can be as much as 75 percent more than regular store produce. But thrifty consumers don’t have to resign…...

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