Kids are the Future

For the past 6 weeks, through a work program partnership with Easter Seals Midwest and the NKC School District, four young adults with autism have been sweating alongside of us, learning various aspects of what we do here, gaining experience and skills to prepare them for entering the work force...

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Independence Celebration Update:

Happy 4th – Independence through the urban food chain What ways do we celebrate our independence? Fireworks Gather friends and family FOOD…more on this later Thank a soldier Pray that we can keep our independence Pay it forward… My favorite way to show independence is by creating independence through making...

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Cottonwood Farm: Summer Solstice Salad

It’s starting to get hot, hot, hot. Which means: tomatoes! (Well, other things, too, I’m sure… But mostly, TOMATOES.) Yet while my tastebuds are languishing in a quivering state of salsa/ sauce/ caprese anticipation, there are a few stars in my spring garden that deserve some first-day-of-summer love. I just...

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Why Are Honey Bees Disappearing?

Why Are Bees Disappearing?

Many people don’t realize this, but the global population of honey bees is at a record low. The primary reason for this decline has to do with pesticide accumulation inside the honey of bee hives. Pesticides are used so much in this day and age. In fact, there are billions...

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