Links

Here are a few links to some helpful gardening, food and health web sites that you may find interesting:

  1. If you have gardening knowledge, you ought to share it – that’s according to Scott Butler of Big Ugly, West Va. – Butler, featured in a Gazette-Mail article, is teaching others how to garden; read this great article on Grow Appalachia, http://wvgazette.com/News/201204070063
  2. The New York Times article, “In New Food Culture, a Young Generation of Farmers Emerges,” discusses a rise in the number of young farmers and their struggles – great article on the increased interest by younger people wanting to raise food and farm.
  3. Ever grown a nice vegetable only to have someone else take it? Apparently, some folks at a Chicago community garden have had this problem, http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/chicago-garden/2010/08/please-do-not-steal-the-vegetables.html#comment-form
  4. Michelle Obama brings her green thumb skills to Sesame Street, http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2009/09/michelle-obama-brings-green-thumb-campaign-against-childhood-obesity-to-sesame-street.html
  5. Small plot farmers and growers keep cropping up; check out this USA Today article, http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/environment/2009-07-13-young-farmers_N.htm?loc=interstitialskip
  6. How about designing an “eco-friendly nursery”? One Virginia couple did, and check out the photos: http://www.timesdispatch.com/rtd/lifestyles/home_garden/article/H-BABY10_20090409-190451/253042/
  7. Here’s a blog I love to visit, http://tinyfarmblog.com/. You have to stop by, if for no other reason than the beautiful photos.
  8. This web site, http://www.treehugger.com/, is so cool and interesting with the latest environmental news.
  9. Ever moved away from a home or apartment where you had a nice garden; you may appreciate this article about grieving over gardens. Here’s the link: http://www.latimes.com/features/home/la-hm-revisit3-2009jan03,0,5812086.story
  10. Information on anything related to gardening and gardening tips can be found at http://successfulgardens.com/ – a unique site and check out the new site design.
  11. A Pennsylvania gardener offers many tips and provides how-to photos, a nice site: http://www.veggiegardeningtips.com