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Chicago community gardens resource for students to get cheap produce

Strolling down the produce isle at the grocery store can be mesmerizing and daunting at the same time. Every fruit and vegetable looks ripe and perfectly in place, but pick up a box of blueberries in January and you’re looking at a $20 price tag on a few sour deflated balloons.  452 more words

5 Reasons to Grow Fruits and Vegetables In the City

Whether you’re growing produce on your balcony or rooftop garden, or in your own patch of a community garden, there are plenty of great reasons why it’s awesome to grow your own. 400 more words

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Primary #education goals

I come from a time when education planners thought that a one size fits all approach would work. Fortunately, I managed to adapt, hiding my own learning ‘flaws’. 187 more words

Allotments going begging - get one while you can!

It used to be the case that there would be a long waiting list for an allotment – well, in Thurrock it appears they’re there for the taking if you want one: … 481 more words


The free state

I went out photographing last Sunday. I don’t do that very often. Rarely, really. I’m not good at just walking around with a camera and take pictures. 489 more words


Community Gardens - Urban Agriculture in Suburbia

What exactly is a community garden? If you’re reading a site called Plant Lady you probably already know, but in short it’s an area of land made available to the public to grow food for home use (i.e. 572 more words