Recently, I listened to an interview about The Weight of the Nation, a documentary about the rising occurrence of childhood obesity, on NPR’s Fresh Air podcast. It was a fascinating discussion that highlighted the relationship between poverty and obesity. Though it can be somewhat difficult to get healthy foods on a budget, it is possible. […]Read More Stop Singing Me the Blues–Do Something!
Look what I found in today’s paper! See how Portland is supporting urban gardening by re-zoning city codes and addressing livibility issues, community gardens, and small-scale for-profit gardens, among others. Happy reading! http://www.oregonlive.com/foodday/index.ssf/2011/08/growing_the_citys_vibrant_food.htmlRead More Quickpost—Read Oregonlive’s Spotlight on Urban Gardening!
Because it has been requested, because I scored about six pounds of free blueberries this week from a friend just itching to get rid of her backyard blueberry surplus, and also because I just found the coolest website on a similar topic, I have decided to write this week’s blog on Urban Gardening—The Becky Update. […]Read More The Urban Garden of Eden