Watermelon Rind Pie

Watermelon rind is this frugal pie's summery secret ingredient. Think of it as summer mincemeat.

Aquaponics: The Basics

A general description of how aquaponics works and an easy DIY aquaponic set up.

A Hydroponic Gardening Primer

What exactly is hydroponic gardening? Though it may sound complicated, it’s really not.  The word "hydroponic" comes from the Greek "hydro," meaning water, and “ponic,” meaning work. The basic concept is this: growing plants in a nutrient rich water solution rather than in soil.

Monsanto’s False Advertising

Monsanto, the world’s largest producer of genetically modified seeds and the toxic herbicides used to drench them, is calling itself a supporter of sustainability. You’re kidding, right?

Uncle Sam Wants You to Raise Chickens

During World War I, the federal government ordered people to keep a backyard flock of chickens. What happened? Why is it so hard today?

Sorrel Stars in Russian Soup

Lemony sorrel is the base for a classic Eastern European soup that's equally good served hot or cold. It's fast, easy and tastes of spring and early summer.

Photo of the Week: Spring Feeding

Join a little piece of nature for dinner in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!