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What’s On My Food? :: Pesticides On Food

What’s On My Food? :: Pesticides On Food | My Garden | Scoop.it

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Fruit trees planted in Laguna Honda Hospital garden | Anonymous | Local | San Francisco Examiner

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Hydroponic Farming | WNEP.com — Scranton / Wilkes-Barre ...

Hydroponic Farming | WNEP.com — Scranton / Wilkes-Barre ... | My Garden | Scoop.it
At first glance, Purple Pepper Farms on Earhardt Road in Wyoming County doesn't look very big.But the owners said the 30 by 50 foot spread is equivalent to two and half acres of regular farming.

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Pesticides Lurk in Fruits & Veggies (Infographic)

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68 percent of foods sampled contained measurable pesticides even after washing and peeling.
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Shopping at the Farmers Market: Your Questions Answered

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Support small business in your local community by attending Farmer's Markets.

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Garden your way to Peace - Mental Health - Families.com

Garden your way to Peace - Mental Health - Families.com | My Garden | Scoop.it
If stress and anxiety are regular visitors to your world, then it may be time to head out into the garden for some drug-free (and cash-free) therapy.
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Organic Sector a Surging Component of Agricultural Economy « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement

Organic Sector a Surging Component of Agricultural Economy « EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement | My Garden | Scoop.it

The White House report noted that the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.4 billion in sales, making it a noteworthy contributor to the American farm economy.

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A creative commons plant encyclopedia.

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Foods to prevent cancer - Vegetables with cancer-fighting abilities

Foods to prevent cancer - Vegetables with cancer-fighting abilities | My Garden | Scoop.it
Did you know there are foods to prevent cancer? Scientists have identified numerous vegetables that can slow or stop the growth of tumors and are associated with a lower risk for developing cancer.
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Monet's Green Thumb: How Art Grew From A Garden : NPR

Claude Monet is famous for his impressionist paintings, but a new exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden looks at the horticultural skill that informed his art.
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Do Plants Think? Scientist Gives Surprising Answer

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Do Plants Think? Scientist Daniel Chamovitz Says They See, Feel, Smell, Remember

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Can organic food feed the world? New study sheds light on debate over organic vs. conventional agriculture

Can organic food feed the world? New study sheds light on debate over organic vs. conventional agriculture | My Garden | Scoop.it
Can organic agriculture feed the world? Although organic techniques may not be able to do the job alone, they do have an important role to play in feeding a growing global population while minimizing environmental damage, according to researchers.
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Regional Garden Guides

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Regional Garden Guides.  15 Articles.

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Plant a Row for the Hungry

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www.gardenwriters.org The Garden Writers Association is an organization of professional communicators in the lawn and garden industry.
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SRI SRI AGRIBUSINESS ACADEMY

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Organic.org: Eat your fruits and vegetables!

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The Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce.

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Top 5 GMO Foods To Watch Out For

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These are the foods that are worth the extra time it may take to research origins and the extra money it may cost to buy organic.
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Gardening. The benefits are too strong to ignore.

Information and inspiration on gardening with answers to questions about lawns, landscapes, trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, vegetables, herbs and flowers, organic gardens, compost, urban, soil, design, roses, tomato, how to grow in containers.
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Harvard Study Investigates the Home Ecology of Flowers

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Nancy Etcoff, Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School and her research team investigated the effects of flowers in the home environment on well being.

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Organic Gardening: Ditch Pesticides for Good - Earth911.com

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Guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.
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Color Wheel of Fruits and Vegetables

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Each different color fruit and vegetables contains unique health components that are essential to our health as seen in the color wheel or chart...
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Harvard.edu - Vegetables and Fruits: Get Plenty Every Day

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Introduction
Vegetables, Fruits, and Chronic Disease

Cardiovascular Disease


Blood Pressure


Cancer


Gastrointestinal...
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What’s On My Food? :: Pesticides On Food

What’s On My Food? :: Pesticides On Food | My Garden | Scoop.it

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Garden Therapy: Ease Anxiety and Grow Your Own (Nearly) Free Veggies

Garden Therapy: Ease Anxiety and Grow Your Own (Nearly) Free Veggies | My Garden | Scoop.it

Just planning the planting—not to mention the harvest—instantly lifted my mood.

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Visit Monet's Giverny Flower Garden In The Bronx

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NEW YORK -- Claude Monet's beloved flower and water gardens in the north of France are world-famous.
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Growing Cities: A film about Urban Farming in America

GROWING CITIES follows two friends on their trip cross-country as they meet urban farmers who are challenging the way we eat.
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