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After spending a year volunteering on different farms and subsequently helping to host volunteers as a grower, I’ve learned a lot about what make a “good volunteer” and how to find the farm that is right for you.

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Many plants that are still classified as weeds have received a bad reputation due to their ability to quickly cultivate the barren earth. But was fertile soil really meant to be left bare? Could it be that weeds are serving a much-needed purpose in your garden or lawn?

Weeds Worth Growing post image

When children are encouraged to help in the garden or use nature to make art, it provides them with new opportunities to experience their place in the world and the interconnectedness of our universe.

Outdoor Activities for Kids post image

Any guide to growing kale will start out by telling you it is a cold weather crop, which tastes best after it has been touched by frost. I’m here to tell you that while cold weather may be kale’s preference, you can grow it during any season and in most climates. The flavor, output and […] Read more

Kale: An Easy Beginner’s Guide to Growing post image

If you’re new to veganic gardening and searching for alternatives to blood, bone and other so-called “organic” fertilizers, then this list of eco-friendly soil amendments will strengthen and support your green thumb.

Easy Guide to Vegan Organic Fertilizers post image

While I enjoy the quiet reflective time that winter brings, I can’t help but dream of spring. Here is a collection of spring/summer photographs from our veganic garden along with simple tips to help you plan out your spring, summer or fall veggie patch.

12 Vegan Garden Tips post image

Sprouts are a potent source of antioxidants and are alkalizing to the body. Both of these effects are essential for protecting against disease and strengthening the immune system.

Easy Healthy Guide to Sprouting post image

It’s time to learn about the byproducts in your organic fertilizers, and the truly green alternatives you’ll find in your own backyard, or on the garden store shelf.

What’s Hiding in Your Organic Fertilizer? post image

If you’re truly interested in organic alternatives to chemical fertilizers, then it’s time to start scrutinizing organic growing practices and store-bought fertilizers a bit more carefully.

Organic Growing: Supporting Animal Farms? post image

As a child, I remember fearing the prickles of these wild and rampant weeds. Little did I know that the sting of this plant was protecting a delicious green vegetable, a healing herb and a wonderful vegan-organic fertilizer.

Nettles: Health Tonic and Veganic Fertilizer post image