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8 Foods That Magically Regrow

When you think about how vegetables or fruits grow, you probably think about a seed, right? While you're technically right, did you know there's another way to regrow some fruits and vegetables from the scraps when you're done eating it?

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Carbon Farming Offers Real Solutions to Climate Change

There is a new way to fight climate change taking root in Northern California called carbon farming. Supported by California's Healthy Soils Initiative with grants and training assistance, carbon farming is the practice of preserving local topsoils and maximizing the carbon sequestered in them.

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Reveling in the September Garden Harvest

Glorious September! This time of year our garden is so fecund that we can eat most meals directly out of our garden with only limited trips to the store.

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Tips for Harvesting Figs

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Tips for Harvesting Figs

We have 7 Brown Turkey Fig trees, 2 Black Mission Trees, and 2 Kadotas with the white/pink flesh. There is an art to picking figs that must be adhered to if you are to fully enjoy their magic.

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Water for Food Preservation: Everything You Need to Know

Traditional food preservation methods have been used over the years to protect food supplies from spoilage. Although these methods are effective, they have a negative impact on foods' taste and flavor. The modern day, enlightened consumer is no longer interested in the not-so-fresh flavors of food products that use chemical preservatives.

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The Health Benefits of Gardening

Many people choose to take up gardening because they enjoy seeing (and eating) the fruits of their labor once their plants begin to grow. But the beauty of blooming flowers and the taste of organic home-grown produce are not the only rewards that can be reaped from gardening. So what are these other, "hidden" benefits of gardening?

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