Friday, May 6, 2011

The Friday mulch

An abandoned apple orchard is discovered, yielding heritage apple varieties. We need more discoveries like this.

A law student's goal is to convert vacant lots into community gardens. His community is very lucky to have him. Can we borrow him?

NYTimes on a community garden

Voice of America covers green spaces in New York.  This I didn't know: there are about 500 community gardens in the city of New York, under the Operation Green Thumb program, the largest community gardening program in the country.

Here's an idea: this city gives grants to groups in order to seed community gardens.

A great way to encourage self-help: this West Texas food bank opens a community garden, the plots free to anyone or any organization.

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