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If you’ve ever grown plants from seed, you know how rewarding it is to watch a tiny bit of matter turn into melons and dill, flowers and zucchini. Growing from seeds you’ve saved takes that sense of wonder to another realm.

Those of you with edible gardens know that July tends to be a month of abundance. Consider sharing the bounty with the food pantries.

Native plants and pollinators have co-evolved for generations, perfecting an eco-dance of interdependence and resilence.

Dirty Gaia’s been busy! We packed up individual bundles of the carefully sourced and measured ingredients that form the bulding blocks of a seed library and sent them off to 14 libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System

Nevermind the ice, snow and inhospitable temperatures. We’re approaching prime winter-sowing season in the Northeast.

For inspiration, we asked friends, teachers and mentors what nature-nurturing plans they have in mind for 2022.

Future Fruits founder Jared Williams takes us on a tour through his remarkable garden

Permaculture: Watershed Planning for Food and Energy Independence (Video Courtesy of Andrew Faust)

Permaculturist Jared Williams shares ways to create edible landscapes in towns and cities (Video)

Tour the Library of Local 2021 Seed Collection (Video)

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