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  • 11 Steps to Starting an Agricultural Education Program in Your School

    According to The National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America), creating a proposal and getting started is easier than you think.

  • 12 Steps to a Transition Town

    Revitalize your community with these tips for starting a Transition Initiative.

  • 5 Cues to Take from Urban Farms

    Take the lessons learned from leaders in the urban-farming movement to make a difference in your own community.

  • 5 Rules for Urban Wild Food Foraging

    Supplement your diet—and save money in the process—by gleaning the wild and wonderful plants growing around your city.

  • 5 Tips to Keep Great Neighbors

    Cranky neighbors take the fun out of urban farming. Follow these tips to help everyone get along.

  • 5 Urban Farming Laws That Need to Change—Now!

    These city ordinances might sound ridiculous to urban farmers' ears, but they’re causing huge problems for city-based food producers.

  • 5 Urban Farming Lessons

    Take these five lessons from the top of the urban-farm food chain to improve your backyard, rooftop, patio or community garden.

  • 5 Urban-Farming Projects That Need Your Support

    These nonprofits provide urban farmers like you the support they need to start growing in the city—and they could use your help.

  • 5 Ways to Prove Your Urban-farming Cred

    Talk the talk and walk the walk by getting involved in urban farming in your community.

  • 5 Ways to Support Your Local-Food Coordinator—If You Have One

    A local-food coordinator may be hard at work connecting farmers and food purchasers in your community, but its not a job they can do alone.


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    Day Job: Heirloom gardening, writing, and learning!

    Why I'm Getting Dirty: I would like to save my seeds and grow them year after year while sustaining myself and my family without eating bland vegetables from the grocery store.

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