February 22, 2012
Judith Hausman writes from the Hudson Valley of New York about the area's surviving suburban farms and orchards, small producers, enlightened chefs, and hand-made food. She also helps at Millstone Farm in nearby Wilton, Conn.
Go To Backyard Goats section
Goats for hire! If out-of-control vegetation has got your goat, then Steel City Grazers is here to help.
Nothing beats the adorable face and enthusiastic personality goats, but don’t be fooled—they’re a lot of work.
On some university campuses, the college experience just got a little more interesting.
Go To Balcony Gardens section
Only a few basic sewing skills are needed to build a portable hanging garden out of geotextiles.
Start your own citrus forest using the seeds from the oranges, lemons and limes you already eat.
Fruits and vegetables aren’t the only crops you should be growing. Native plants will support a diverse ecosystem in your backyard.