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Rihanna Tilot, left, and Vera Hogenson enjoy fresh strawberries at Partridge Creek Farm Cleveland Street Garden in Ishpeming. (Newspaper archive photo) Partridge Creek Farm volunteer Jane Honeycutt, left, and PCF Director of Programs and Partnerships, May Tsupros, prepare a salsa snack for the volunteers before they start weeding the flowerbeds at Inspiration Orchard . (Newspaper …

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Community garden sustains, empowers San Roque residents through pandemic

Community garden supports and empowers residents of San Roque during pandemic

Franco Luna – Philstar.com January 10, 2022 | 3:25 p.m. MANILA, Philippines – Tanimang Bayan Community Vegetable Gardens, a community-led, community-driven community project in the impoverished urban community of Sitio San Roque in Quezon City, has gone from being a food source to a “strategy for ensuring food security and defending land rights, ”said a …

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10 of the UK’s best botanical greenhouses for a winter warm-up | UK Public Holidays

There are many ways to get winter heat in your bones. Some countries swear by saunas; others frequent hot springs or sweat lodges. In Britain, however, there is an alternative that doesn’t involve undressing: the tropical greenhouse. The first practitioners of greenhouse horticulture encountered formidable obstacles: in the 15th century, the alchemist George Ripley was …

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Report reveals need to prioritize nutritious food donations - Food Tank

Report reveals need to prioritize nutritious food donations – Food Tank

A recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) found that federal and state policies affecting food bank donations do not prioritize donations of nutritious food over unhealthy donations. The report finds that of 42 federal and 253 state laws, regulations and administrative decisions related to the charitable food system (CFS), …

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Explore the Bok Tower Gardens, a natural oasis away from Orlando’s man-made attractions

LAKE WALES, Florida – There are no animated figures in this park, no high-tech rides, no elaborate parades. What you’ll find here, instead: Lush flower-lined paths, hundreds of birds, and a 60-meter tower that plays music every 30 minutes. About an hour south of Disney World and Universal Orlando is a park with a much …

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