Covering a garden bed with a cold frame or low tunnel is an easy way to extend your growing season by months in both the spring and fall. While most people aren’t going to build a bioshelter in their backyard, this is an easy, quick, relatively cheap, and highly scalable way to get a little … Continue reading How-to Build a Cold Frame or Low Tunnel
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Bringing the farm to city kids Farming collective uses living classroom to link urban youth with farming By Scott Waldman Updated 8:17 a.m., Thursday, November 29, 2012 ALBANY — A greenhouse on a former vacant lot in one of Albany's most troubled neighborhoods shows us how sustainable we could be. On this damp November afternoon in the … Continue reading Radix in the Times Union
In addition to the many neighbors that have stopped by to see the chickens and find out what is happening inside the greenhouse, we've also had a number of visiting youth groups in the past month. A group of students and parents from the Howe Library came for a tour. High school students working for … Continue reading Midsummer Visits