Starting Plants from Seed

Starting Plants from Seed – By Joe Lamp’l (originally posted at www.GrowingAGreenerWorld.com) Starting flowers and vegetables from seed is a great activity, especially when  you just can’t wait any longer to get your hands dirty before spring. It’s an inexpensive project, lots of fun for the whole […]

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Food Pantry Friday- AmpleHarvest.org

It’s Food Pantry Friday—the day we focus on and celebrate all of the food pantries across the US that are feeding the hungry and filling the gaps in our broken food system.  Everyday new pantries are registering on AmpleHarvest.org so that they can become visible to gardeners who […]

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Alternative Spring Break- AmpleHarvest.org

Alternative Spring Break and AmpleHarvest.org I have spent a majority of my life in school and my hubby is a teacher, so I can’t really remember a time when Spring Break wasn’t a part of our lives.  In fact, when I even think about it, I kind […]

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Food Pantry Friday- AmpleHarvest.org

We’re back at it for another round of #FoodPantry Friday – this is our way of letting you know thecities and towns of food pantries that have recently joined our growing list of registered pantries on AmpleHarvest.org. As of today, 6,614 food pantries across the U.S. have […]

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This Valentine’s Day Share the Love with your Local Food Pantry!

There may be little fresh produce in season in most parts of the country right now, but this Valentine’s Day we are encouraging you to share the love with your local food pantry. If you’re lucky enoug h to live in a part of the country where […]

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Awesome Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Gardener in Your Life

You know she doesn’t want the standard flowers and chocolates for Valentine’s Day this year, she wants something special and different…something you put a lot of thought into. She’s a gardener. But, don’t just get her yet another pair of gardening gloves…okay the ones with the butterflies […]

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Super Bowl…Be the 12th Man Against Hunger.

The Super Bowl is just around the corner and I think we can all learn a little something from the whole 12th man on the team idea. Ok, I have to admit that my husband had to explain to me what the 12th man is in football.  […]

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“I Have A Dream”

Only once in a lifetime, if that, do we get to hear such great and earth shattering oratory. The newspapers reported that Dr. Martin Luther King stood in front of a quarter million civil rights workers on the Mall in Washington DC in 1963 when he gave […]

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Bringing in 2014 with an extended harvest season: champagne grows on vines, right?

Much to my parents’ dismay (or delight, depending upon when you ask them), I have been living out of the country for around two out of the past two and a half years.  It’s been a fantastic experience: I’ve country-hopped around most of Europe, made amazing new […]

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Our Year, With Your Help

Our Year, With Your Help: a 2013 review and thank you from our Founder and Executive Director, Gary Oppenheimer By any measure, AmpleHarvest.org, the scrappy four year old non-profit that found a way to fix America’s flawed food system, has had a remarkable year. More than 6,500 […]

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