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Ikea Releases New Sustainability-Focused Products

Ikea is expanding its product line into surprising new directions. In the coming months, the furniture giant will release a tabletop hydroponic garden…
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GrowOya Pots Allow for Easier and More Water-Efficient Gardening

Watering pots designed by GrowOya are a water-efficiency answer to the question of how to keep that garden growing while maintaining a busy…
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The Garden Project Grows Plants (and People)

From conception, the project employed ex-offenders, who were paid by the city to landscape public-works sites and grow vegetables for the community.
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Jet Blue Greens Up JFK Airport with Organic Potato Farm

Call it JFK Airport's farm-to-tray program. With any luck and a whole lot of tender loving care, Jet Blue passengers will be able…
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Scotts Miracle-Gro Smacked With $12.5M Fine For Pesticide Violations

Scotts Miracle-Gro entered a plea agreement with the EPA to pay a $12.5 million fine for the company’s misuse of chemicals in some…
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Harmful Chemicals May be Lurking in Your Garden Hose, Report Says

Spring time is pretty much here and this is when a lot of people indulge in gardening. But did you know that there…
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FoodCorps Sprouts to Tackle Childhood Obesity

An exciting new national service program called FoodCorps launched this month with the goal of addressing healthy food access for children in low-income communities by…

Can the Local Food Movement Go Mainstream?

The local food movement has has been gathering steam for the last few years. Time magazine put local food on its cover in…
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The Next Frontier of Urban Gardening: Your Bottle Top?

With the fast rise in gas and food prices, more people are likely beginning to investigate other, cheaper, closer to home options to…
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Nabisco and Triscuit Use Social Media to Promote Urban Gardening & Farming

Triscuit now partners with Urban Farming, an NGO that aims to create food for people in underserved areas by planting farms on unused…
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Habitat Horticulture’s “Living Walls”

City dwellers who spend their daily lives surrounded by a concrete and steel jungle often yearn for something that resembles nature and can…
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Windowfarms Crowdsources to Turn Urban Food Deserts into Food Desserts

Windowfarms’ founders created a web platform that encourages anyone interested an opportunity to design gardening systems suited for local conditions. The project encourages…
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Urban Green: A City Green Thumb’s Best Friend

In recent years, gardening, farmers markets, eating local and organic have become increasingly popular. But, reality collides with ideals when it comes to…

Starbucks Offers Free Coffee Grounds for Gardens & Compost Piles

Do you ever wonder what coffee shops do with all those leftover coffee grounds?  Instead of tossing out all those grounds, why not…

“Gateway Drugs” to the Green Economy

In high school, we were warned against using marijuana, not necessarily because marijuana itself was that bad for you, it was the fact…
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