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Lasagna Gardeninglasagna gardening

Follow this recipe for lasagna gardening to grow prefect plants — Italian or not! 

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Compost with Worms worms

Help Mother Nature by adding worms to compost to help break down material into usable soil.   

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green tipsLead a More Sustainable Life

Follow these tips to get your life going on a greener, more sustainable path. 

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  • Farmers' Markets

    Farmers Markets

    Find your closest farmers' market to get the best in seasonal eating.
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  • Local CSAs

    Local CSAs

    Find local CSA farms and support your local farmer. Go now »

  • Local-food Restaurants

    Restaurant Guide

    Dining out? Do it sustainably with the Urban Farm guide to local fare. Go now »

  • UF Forums

    UF Forums

    What tips do you have for keeping flea beetles at bay? Go now »

  • Other Pets and Animals

    Other Pets

    Find information about pets such as birds, cats, dogs, fish, reptiles and small animals. Go now »

  • UF Calendar


    Attend a sustainable-living event in your area with this guide. Go now »


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Locavore Corner

Judy Hausman

The Hungry Locavore

As a long-time freelance food writer, Judith Hausman has written about every aspect of food ... View blog »


When you are out and about try a farm-to-table restaurants. View list »

photo courtesy Hallenser/Flickr 

farmers marketsFarmers Markets

When you can't grow your own, head to your local farmers market. View list »

photo courtesy Natalie Maynor/Flickr

Farmer in the City

Urban Planter

Urban Planter

Location:  Rancho Cordova, CA

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Location:  Nashville, TN

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Location:  Bessemer, PA

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