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The Goat, the Bed and the Ugly
If you don’t have time to clean (the goat) house every morning, a cushy, warm, deep bed may be the answer.
by Cherie Langlois

Get Your Goat On
Tres Placitas del Rio goat share in New Mexico allows members all the benefits of livestock, while sharing in the workload.
by Libby Reinish

Growing in a Small-Scale Greenhouse
Having your very own glasshouse is a dream that really can come true, and you don’t need a lot of land or a giant pocketbook.
by Kelly Wood

Made in the Shade
Don’t be afraid of those “shady” areas in your garden. Plenty of fruits and vegetables can do well without being in the sun’s spotlight.
by R.J. Ruppenthal

Get Cultured in Kefir
Easy to make and enjoy, fermented milk does a body good.
by Adrianne L. Shtop

Reviving the Root Cellar 
Create your own cold storage, and continue to enjoy your harvest well into the new year.
by Patricia Lehnhardt

Herbs in the ’Burbs
Food’s best friends are easy to grow and nurture in any space.
by Jessica Walliser

Growing More Beautiful Create organic, easy-to-make lotions and potions from homegrown ingredients.
by Linda Tagliaferro

The Need for Saving Seeds
Your methods for seed collection and saving will depend upon what you are hoping to save.
by Deb Buehler

An A+ for Agriculture
Ag programs are getting good marks in urban high schools across the country.
by Sharon Biggs Waller

Urban Farm Road Trip: Vancouver, Canada
This northwestern Canadian city sets sustainability goals of Olympic proportions and appears to be going for the gold.
by Lora Shinn


Backyard Coop
Kelly Wood

Curbside Tools
Beekeeping Tools & Equipment
Kelly Wood

Green Thumb
Frank Hyman

Urban Feast
Amy Cotler


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