Friends! On July 29, I will be giving a free workshop on how to grow your own microgreens! If you're in Montreal or in the area, come on over! Space is limited, so please sign up here. Workshop details: No garden?
Researchers from Canada found two species of urban leafcutter bees, pictured, have started using small pieces of plastic as a substitute for plant resins in their nests. In both cases, larvae successfully developed and were free from parasites.
This is the first in a series of three new kits that will be unveiled and sold now on our web store. This is our Amaranths Squared Square Inch garden. Consisting of both red garnet amaranth and...
Alan Yoshioka's insight:
Our First Square Inch Garden ... Amaranths Squared Kits on sale today ... order now and submit pictures of your artistic vision of microgreens. We will be awarding another of our new kits to the winner to be decided in September
Eating good food that's both healthy and cheap seems to be an unattainable golden trifecta to most people. Student author Leanne Brown took up the challenge to find a way to eat well for $4 a day. The result is a a cookbook that you can download for free.
Top image credit: Illumination Fund. Obesity and diabetes often plague cities. Such is the case for New York City where 40 percent of school kids are considered obese. One of the main drivers in New York and other cities is the lack of access to fresh fruits and vegetables in low income communities.