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Struggling bumblebees can thrive in an unlikely place: The city

Published: 
Wed, 06/27/2018 - 3:27pm

Imagine you’re a bumblebee queen in England. It’s February and you’ve just woken up from your winter hibernation. You’re hungry, pregnant, and ready to find the most promising spot to start a new colony.

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Kids Plant Michelle Obama’s White House Kitchen Garden for the Last Time

Published: 
Mon, 04/11/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Michelle Obama helped to turn the dirt and plant seedlings on the South Lawn of the White House for the last time as first lady on Tuesday. She planted, among other crops, the same kind of lettuce grown on the International Space Station.

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Spring’s Here, So Let’s Eat All of Its Best, Most Sustainable Vegetables

Published: 
Mon, 03/28/2016 (All day)

Longer days and warmer weather mean that early spring greens and other things are starting to appear in the markets and not a moment too soon. Here are a few updates for you.

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Farmers Are Embracing Sustainability -- You Just Aren't Hearing About It

Published: 
Tue, 10/27/2015 (All day)

When farmers make the news in relation to climate issues like droughts, floods or extreme heat, they are often described in opposition to both environmentalists and, sometimes, scientists alike.