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Container Gardening Think “In” the Box!

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Gardening in Containers is more than you think! See Watermelon, Cantaloupe , Musk Mellons, Potatoes, Pumpkins Beans, Carrots, Squash, Cucumbers. Peas and of course Tomatoes and Lettuce. Want more see my blog thoughtsfromwisdom.blogspot.com

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    CSR Minute: Nature’s Path & Organic Gardening’s “Gardens for Good” Campaign

    Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

    he Gardens for Good contest, sponsored by Nature’s Path, the maker of organic breakfast foods, and Organic Gardening Magazine, continues to receive applications from urban farms through its Facebook campaign. The competition is awarding 000 for urban farming ideas that produce organic food. Applications are being accepted through the end of this month at facebook.com/naturespath. MGM Resorts International has issued an Environmental Responsibility Report that outlines the company’s strategy, titled “Green Advantage.” By the end of last year MGM Resorts had reduced electric power consumption by 140 million kilowatt hours; reduced carbon emissions by 56000 thousand metric tons; reduced water consumption by 200 million gallons; and diverted more than 33 percent of its waste from local landfills. The company also introduced the first fleet of compressed natural gas-powered limousines, as well as organic and sustainable food programs at its 165 restaurants. For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

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      CSR Minute: Nature’s Path and Organic Gardening Magazine Partner in Gardens for Good

      Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

      Nature’s Path, the maker of organic breakfast foods, and Organic Gardening magazine have launched a Facebook campaign to give away 000 for urban farming ideas. Gardens for Good 2011 will award the grant money to help urban farms and community gardens produce fresh, organic food. Last year, Gardens for Good funded three gardens, in California, Florida, and British Columbia. Applications are now being accepted at www.facebook.com/naturespath. Rudolf Steiner Social Finance celebrated 150 years of social transformation inspired by Rudolf Steiner with a festival held in San Francisco last Sunday. The event included interactive workshops, panel discussions, and organic and biodynamic food and wine tastings. Rudolf Steiner’s contributions include Waldorf education and biodynamic farming. For more information on these and other stories, go to thecsrminute.com

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        A Growing Passion – Evelyn Alemanni’s Vegetable Garden

        Saturday, July 30th, 2011

        Garden expert Nan Sterman takes us on a tour of another expert vegetable gardener Evelyn Alemanni as she shows us her winter vegetable garden.

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