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Dayplanner Saturday 28.3.2015 Durango Herald
Meetings and EventsIRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will help people file their 2014 income tax returns, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds Extension Building, 2500 Main Ave., appointments needed, 335-9776.100th birthday celebration for Grace Erikson, former Durango School District 9-R school...
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Local Briefs 27.3.2015 Durango Herald
Sacred Heart Parish to host Friday fish frySacred Heart Parish and the Knights of Columbus will host a fish fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Parish Hall, 254 East Fifth Ave.Get your green thumb at gardening classNative Roots Garden Center will host a free cold-frame and greenhouse gardening class at...
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Indoor garden products plant edible crops in the kitchen 27.3.2015 LA Times: Opinion
Supermarket greens are rarely as tasty as the ones you grow in your garden, which is why a new crop of products looks to offer city dwellers a zero-mile diet by letting them raise their own greens indoors, year-round.
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In the sugar maple grove, things are sweeter than ever 26.3.2015 Twin Cities Daily Planet
Stephanie Fox Global Groceries Sugarbushing begins in February when the snow is still on the ground and the sap in the sugar maple trees begins to rise. MORE » Sugarbushing begins in February when the snow is still on the ground and the sap in the sugar maple trees begins to rise. At the the Wozupi Tribal Gardens’ grove in Prior Lake, that still means it’s time to get to work. But, it no longer means pulling out the metal taps, the stainless steel buckets and the kettles. “Buckets are for hobbyists,” said Rebecca Yoshino, the director of the Wozupi Tribal Gardens and the maple syrup operation for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. “The bucket system is very labor intensive. You had to put the buckets up and take them down every year. You had to watch the boiling sap and feed wood into the fire every 15 minutes. People used to work in shifts, 24 hours a day.” Now, there’s an app for that. Maple Bot, developed by Wozupi techie Ole Olmanson, monitors the operation 24-hours a day, letting Yoshino know ...
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Ecopolis Iowa City: Interview with Chef Kurt Friese, Ramping Up the Local Food Economy 25.3.2015 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
On the heels of a new study on the emergence of local food hubs as an economic force in Iowa, Ecopolis Iowa City will feature leading food experts and advocates at its next forum, " Grow Here: Ramping Up the Local Food Movement" on Saturday, March 28, at the Iowa City Public Library. Launched last fall as a community initiative to create the first regenerative city in the heartland, the Ecopolic forums have hosted discussions and initiatives on permaculture and restoration, community gardens, renewable energy and riverfront development in an age of climate change. "Expansion of local and regional food systems has been linked to solutions that address some of our nation's most pressing social problems including economic and rural community development, obesity prevention, family farm preservation, food security and environmental protection," noted Corry Bregendahl, one of the authors of last month's report, "Food Hub Development in Iowa: Lessons learned from a study of food hub managers and regional food ...
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Build a DIY solar-powered backyard tiller 24.3.2015 TreeHugger
Instead of adding a lot of noise and pollution to your backyard garden with a gas-powered tiller, build a DIY solar-powered version that's clean and quiet.
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Goats clearing blackberry bushes in Portland neighborhood 23.3.2015 AP Washington
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has commissioned 17 goats to clear blackberry bushes on a parcel of land in the Lents neighborhood in outer southeast Portland....
Urban farming in your backyard? There's a vertical aeroponic garden for that 20.3.2015 TreeHugger
The people behind the Tower Gardens claim it can produce fresh local food in half the time as conventional growing, with 90% less water and in 90% less space.
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Friday Fun: A global green thumbs-up for urban gardens 20.3.2015 THE CITY FIX
In the northern hemisphere, the days are growing longer and warmer, signaling the first day of spring. For many, it’s time to start sowing seeds, and for those in cities, it’s time to dig into community gardens. According to the ...
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Tailing elite bartender Matthew Biancaniello through hill, dale and BevMo 20.3.2015 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
Matthew Biancaniello, 46, lives in a world of white fir-infused tequila, pine sap-infused St-Germain, fuzzy Cuban oregano, Green Chartreuse, dehydrated banana flowers and baby strollers. The for-hire bartender/mad scientist has made a name for himself with his culinary cocktails at bar programs...
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The Gadarene Swine goes vegan, adds wine garden 20.3.2015 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
Phillip Frankland Lee’s all-vegetable Studio City restaurant, the Gadarene Swine, just went entirely vegan. Not so you’d notice. The chef, who also owns Scratch Bar in Beverly Hills, says only one dish was left on the menu that wasn’t vegan — olives in a honey and lime...
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Magazine publisher Meredith finds success focusing on women 20.3.2015 Yahoo: Top Stories
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's top publisher of magazines and websites for women has its origins in a journal sold door-to-door featuring tips to help farmers get ahead in the early ...
Incredible Edible Everything: The Garden Party for Everyone 18.3.2015 Truthout - All Articles
"The Green Ninja," a character created by a climate scientist and his team, provides an entertaining and educational way to help children- and everyone else - grasp the intricacies of climate change and learn what they can personally do to become involved in fighting it. See additional details about the series or head straight to this week's episode, " Incredible Edible Everything: The Garden Party for Everyone ." It's a pleasant day, and a man is watering his plain green lawn when he hears something astonishing going on in his neighbor's yard. Is it those pesky teenagers again? He peeks over the hedge only to check it out...and discovers something really amazing! His neighbor's front yard isn't just a dull green lawn, it's filled with fruits and vegetables...and they are dancing and having a party – a garden party! In contrast, the man's grass garden is pretty quiet. As more and more neighbors start to join the party, the man eventually decides to join in and have some fun himself! See if you can name ...
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Coachella 2015: Terrine, Pot and Eggslut head to the desert 18.3.2015 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
If you're headed to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this year, don't expect to have to "rough it" with your dining options.
Steamboat briefs: DIY Organic Gardening Series set to begin Monday 16.3.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Yampatika and Elkstone Farm are hosting a DIY Organic Gardening Series from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Yampatika’s Environmental Learning Center at Legacy Ranch, a mile east of Walton Creek Road on U.S. Highway 40. The first session will be held Monday and will feature a presentation on seed selection and starting and garden mapping by Karen Vail. Individual courses are $20 each or the whole series of 11 courses costs $120. Participants can also buy four courses for $60 and six courses for $70. Space is limited. To sign up for the series or by the session, call 970-871-9151. Genealogy Club to host workshop Monday at library The Genealogy Club will host a workshop and webinar from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m. Monday in the Bud Werner Memorial Library conference room in Steamboat Springs. People will learn how to geographically document their ancestors’ lives, explore church record origins and see street-level views of European and American village and towns. Good guru Lisa Louise Cook will teach these tools in a ...
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Local Briefs 16.3.2015 Durango Herald
Book sale to take place at libraryFriends of the Durango Public Library will hold the Friends’ Spring Book Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the library, 1900 East Third Ave.Books will be on sale at $1.50 per pound. Friends members, and people who wish to become a Friend, are invited to shop at the...
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Homegrown, gourmet pot on the rise in Mexico 16.3.2015 World
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Once upon a time, Mexican marijuana was the gold standard for U.S. pot smokers. But in the new world of legal markets and gourmet weed, aficionados here are looking to the United States and Europe for the good ...
Movers & Shakers: Melissa Mittelstaedt, Garden & Associates 16.3.2015 Star Tribune: Business
Construction begins on 81-acre Clear Creek Valley Regional Park in Adams County 13.3.2015 Denver Post: Local
A long-vacant parcel of dormant farmland in unincorporated Adams County will be transformed into a multiuse regional park after years of planning and ...
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Learn to make ollas, more in water workshop for gardeners 13.3.2015 LA Times: Opinion
As spring nears, it’s vital that gardeners start to anticipate their water needs over the next few seasons. The Los Angeles Community Garden Council is sponsoring free public water workshops at community gardens and farmers markets. 
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