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Hey, Good Lookin’
Hearty harvests of small fruits are easier to produce than you might think.
by Jessica Walliser

The Sweet Truth 
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these alternatives to white sugar.
by Rachel Kaplan

Watt’s Up
In today’s device-heavy, power-dependent, on-the-go culture, portable solar power allows users to juice up sustainably no matter where they are.
by John D. Ivanko

Gotta Get Away
Escape the city to a short-term farm stay, and mix business with pleasure.
by Lisa Munniksma

Turn On the Waterworks
Without water, your plants will die. Use these irrigation tips to keep your garden properly hydrated.
by Christy Wilhelmi

I’ll Tumble 4 Ya
Compact tumblers turn waste into rich compost.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart and Ian Urquhart

Everything Angora
Angora rabbits don’t provide eggs, but this urban livestock does provide plenty of fiber … just not the kind you want in your diet.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

Gleaning the Urban Landscape
Cities are bursting with foraging opportunities for a public harvest.
by Sharon Biggs Waller

Garden-to-Table Recipe Contest Announcement!


At Farm and Main
The UF editor waits for his harvest.
by Roger Sipe

Backyard Coop
Create a dust bath for your birds.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

City Buzz
There are other pollinators beside the prolific honeybee.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

Green Thumb
We take a look at plantains and play soaker-hose twister.
by Frank Hyman

Urban Legends
One reader expects the unexpected with her garden.
by You, Our Readers!

Urban Feast
Asparagus is an early harvest, spring favorite.
by Amy Cotler


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