Category Archives: Gardening

Help fund farm on wheels — and youthful idealism

Not to be all middle-aged about it, but I do get a warm and fuzzy feeling when learning about cool projects that energetic young idealists are doing. One of those projects is the nonprofit Sol Food Mobile Farm, in which … Continue reading

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Davidson County offers intro to sustainable farming program

This is a great program for people seriously interested in farming and within driving range of Lexigton, NC.  The Davidson County  Cooperative Extension is inviting prospective, beginning, and transitioning farmers to attend the 2012 Piedmont Farm School. The seven-month program is for individuals … Continue reading

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Old Salem gardens follow Moravians’ lead

I felt guilty the entire time we toured Old Salem in Winston-Salem last week because I had planned to list their gardens in my book and ran out of space. The juggling of entries — what to put in, what … Continue reading

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Eat greener, cleaner, and local in 2011

During this week of resolutions, here are a few suggestions for folks wanting to eat real food from real people:   JOIN a CSA. A Community Supported Agriculture program is the best way to ensure that you’ll have local food every … Continue reading

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