Seed Diary

Seed

5 Nonprofits Sowing the Seeds of a Be...

Once the work of public researchers, plant breeding is now dominated by a handful of massive corporations, but there are still a variety of nonprofit organizations working to preserve biodiversity and ensure access to...

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Norway

A Look Inside the Seed Vault That Pro...

In the far reaches of Norway, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault acts as an insurance policy against worst-case scenarios by securing the building blocks of our planet's food supply. The sole entrance to the Svalbard Glo...

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Growing Plant

How to Grow a Winter Kitchen Garden

Winter is a time of snowstorms, movie nights by the fire, and … fresh, homemade salsa? At least, it can be for those willing to give indoor vegetable gardening a shot. With a little gear and know-how, a wide variety o...

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Coffee Grounds

Four Great Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

This post was written by Jackie Lutze and used with her permission. To learn more about Jackie, visit http://www.jackielutze.com. Ever wonder what to do with all those used coffee grounds? Well, here you go, we rounde...

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Seven Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

Seven Medicinal Plants You Can Grow a...

Why make a trip to the pharmacy when you can just visit your backyard? From St. John’s Wart to chamomile, here’s your zone-by-zone guide to botanical remedies. Herbal remedies have become nearly as ubiquitous as aspir...

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Healthy Foods for Healthy Skin and Shiny Hair

Beauty Foods for Healthy Skin and Shi...

What you eat effects your skin and hair, it’s that simple. Eat right and use effective beauty products with natural ingredients, and the two will be extra powerful. How to Achieve Healthy Skin Veggies ...

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Shop Local

Six Ways to Shop Smarter at the Farme...

As we move into the late-summer glory season—that hallowed time when most produce is at peak deliciousness—it’s worth reconsidering your farmers market strategy. Sure, it’s hard to go wrong this time of year, but the ...

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