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Easy Crops

by jennifer.

The following is an original and entertaining infographic which explains how to build a vegetable garden at home. It summarizes the main elements that we need to grow our own vegetables and also some easy crops that can be useful if we are...

2014 Winter Market

by jennifer.

Winter is here, but the Minneapolis Farmers Market is still in full swing. If you're looking for local meat and poultry sellers the North Lyndale market is where to go. This April make sure to stop by the market.

Dates and Hours

April 5th, 12th,...

Guide to Gardening Tools

by jennifer.

Gardening is a great way to stay active, grow your own food and encourage healthy eating. Gardening can be fun but it can also be a challenge if you don't know much about it.  Gardening requires some know-how but where to begin? With this...

Hanging out with new friends.

by Joan.

We were invited on this wonderful spring day to speak with parents at Adath Jeshurun Synagogue. We had the most enjoyable morning talking with them about ways in which they could engage their children with gardening projects.  I am always...

Iron Earth

by jennifer.

Iron Earth

What is Iron Earth? Iron Earth is a highly compressed fertilizer like material filled with minerals for your garden. We know that the soil is lacking in minerals and because of that the plants we grow don't contain enough minerals in them making...

As I ponder?

by Joan.

As I sit here and ponder about winter, I am often amazed at how much I am drawn to this season.  Even in the beginning of March when most folks are ready for it to leave.  I am so grateful for the cleansing my garden soil has received...