vegetables

Best Ways to Preserve Perishables

If you preserve your perishables the right way, you can save big bucks. Here's how to store your edibles so you get the most for your money.

Jail Time for a Vegetable Garden?

Earlier this month, an Oak Park, Mich., woman came face to face with the prospect of hard time for the crime she'd committed: nurturing tiny baby pea...

Local Food Movement Gives Small Farms a Big Boost

The locavore, or local food, movement is gaining momentum, driven in part by recent food scares. Across the country, small, local farms are tapping into a growing market by selling meat and produce to health-conscious consumers and choosy restaurant chefs.

Farming your front yard in suburbia

In a quest for sustainability, self sufficiency and money saving; folks nationwide are trading in their Scotts Turfbuilder for manure as they...