Science Barge

Photo by Gwen Hill The hydroponic system on the Science Barge keeps vegetables healthy and strong. The small spinach, totsoi, kale, chard, parsley, basil and dill plants growing in the Science Barge greenhouse look sturdy and bright. It’s hard to imagine that 50 pounds of produce had been harvested and donated to a Yonkers, N.Y. food pantry in early […]

Festival Spotlights Local Pumpkins

Courtesy Allison Smith Greenbelt, Maryland, uses locally grown jack-o’-lanterns to give seasonal flair to its forest preservation program. They may not be Charlie Brown’s anticipated Great Pumpkin, which gives presents to good boys and girls, but the pumpkins at the Greenbelt Pumpkin Festival in Maryland do an even greater deed by involving the community in […]