The food you purchase might seem healthy and humanely raised, but take a closer look at what some of those “eco-friendlyâ€ť labels really mean.
Photo by Gwen Hill The hydroponic system on the Science Barge keeps vegetables healthy and strong. The small spinach, totsoi, kale, chard, parsley,Â basil andÂ dill plants growing in theÂ Science Barge greenhouse look sturdy and bright. Itâ€™s hard to imagine that 50 pounds ofÂ produce had been harvested and donated to a Yonkers, N.Y. food pantry in early […]
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 Brownâ€™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 […]