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Growing Food


“Hoop House” Glides Open & Closed

Posted on April 14, 2013 by

Vern Harris likes setting up hoop houses over his vegetable beds, but he doesn’t like the hassle of working under them. Most designs require lifting the plastic sides to get at the produce. So, Harris came up with hoops that glide on rails, making access as easy as pulling on two ropes. “Anybody who is even… Read More


Modern Farmer on Facebook

Posted on April 10, 2013 by

Get your Farm On with these helpful tips!  https://www.facebook.com/ModernFarmerMedia


Shade Tolerant Plants

Posted on March 25, 2013 by

Read some more here: http://organicgardening.about.com/od/vegetablesherbs/a/shadeveggies.htm


Gaia’s Garden on Sale

Posted on February 26, 2013 by

Community Bookshelf Special, 15% discount Gaia’s Garden, 2nd Edition “…the best permaculture book ever written…” Buy it here: http://www.ic.org/store/sustainability-books/gaias-garden/


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