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WHAT IS THE WINTER SOLSTICE? The word solstice comes from Latin sol “sun” and sistere “to stand still.” In the Northern Hemisphere, as summer...

As far back as World War I, nature and farming have been used to help returning veterans heal invisible wounds from war. Brian Sales, a disabled combat...

Q: Now that winter has come, I miss my garden and eating what I grow. Can you give me some tips for things I could try growing inside during the winter?...

1. A Veggie Tray for the Holidays Headed to potluck after potluck this season? Looking for something that’s easy to assemble, festive AND healthy? Try...

Maybe you think of your garden as a place to escape from work or other stresses. Or perhaps you see it as a special place where you can feel close to...

1. Pick hardy plants. Of course, if you don’t have a green thumb to start with, winter can pose a whole other challenge. Use this season to focus on...

DENVER — People walking or driving by Altius Farms have picked up their phone to call and ask about the greenhouse at 25th and Lawrence. The glass-enclosed...

UIHS, an organization founded by a group of women in 1970, expanded from a small building in Weitchpec, CA to the 40-acre Village it manages today. When...

It’s 6:35 a.m. on a humid Saturday in a community garden on Milwaukee’s north side, and a black man is kneeling to inspect the green tomatoes starting...

Dan Buettner has studied five places around the world where residents are famed for their longevity: Okinawa in Japan, Nicoya in Costa Rica, Icaria in...

Grow herbs or other leafy greens indoors under a Growbar LED light fixture or near a sunny window. (photo contributed) Gardeners know the benefits of digging...

Agricool today announced it has raised $28 million for its system that uses specially designed trailers to grow strawberries in big cities. The Paris-based...

“ATLANTA—On a 4-acre farm a few miles south of the Fulton County Jail, Abiodun Henderson swung a pickax into the soil at her feet. She kept at...

The growing information about possible negative health effects caused by over-processed foods and artificial additives like artificial sweeteners has...

The plot of land where the old Alaska Native Medical Center used to be near Ship Creek is getting a makeover. The 10-acre tract of land at Third...

Growing health, fitness and fresh food movements are fueling the rise of urban backyard gardens across the country. As studies identify food as a primary...

A new state initiative will bring an urban farm to a vacant lot in West Baltimore, but instead of growing fruits and vegetables to eat, the focus will...

Ikea doesn’t just want to sell you furniture–it also wants to sell you on sustainable living. And how best to live sustainably than to grow your...

Women have been contributing to American agriculture (often invisibly) for centuries. Now, they’re stepping into the profession’s spotlight in a new...

Growing your own wheatgrass at home is easy and fun to do – especially during the winter months! There are a lot of different methods on how you...