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.