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Transforming a Suburban Property: Removing a Driveway

By Jan Spencer This is the third blog describing the 15-year transformation of our quarter-acre suburban property. The previous blogs describe the site in more detail, along with reasons for making these changes, both practical and political. Another blog describes turning the garage into a living space, grass to garden and creating a food hedge […]

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From football, a farm to champion entrepreneurship

(Can’t wait until this happens to every golf course in the world! mrjonmoore) There is other football-related news out of Texas’ AT&T Stadium beyond the college football championship win of the Ohio StateBuckeyes. Fittingly, with the college football season now over, it’s about life after football. Paul Quinn College, an NAIA school with an enrollment […]

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Future of libraries: Sowing the seeds of agri-terrorism?

TRUCKEE, Calif. — One of the primary roles of public libraries is to respond to the specific resource needs of their communities. Sometimes those needs result in unexpected services, such as in Alameda and Richmond, Calif., Basalt, Colo., and LaCrosse, Wisc., where seed-lending libraries have emerged to serve their residents. At seed libraries, patrons “check […]

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Urban Farmers hope for a new old tractor

Frank Gray The temperature was well below zero and the ground outside was as hard as concrete and Ephraim Smiley was talking about cabbages and Roma tomatoes and a particular type of green bean. I mentioned that I like beets and he said he never grew beets, but he’d run into a woman who wanted […]

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Flower gardener makes food for the eyes

Molly Nakahara keeps a pair of garden shears in her back pocket. “I under no circumstances know when I’ll find inspiration for a bouquet. I’m a massive fan of cutting as I stroll about.,” she said. “Then I’ll put issues in a vase of water and… Molly Nakahara keeps a pair of garden shears in […]

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