By Brandi Clark Burton While most of us enjoy eating, very few people truly appreciate the enormous amounts of human, environmental and economic resources that go into making our meals possible. We ...
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By Laura McKissack Photography of hügelkultur beds at in.gredients by Whitney Arostegui Back when I began teaching and was freshly moved into a new place, I didn’t have the money to ...
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By Jim Long Creative chefs are always on the lookout for unique and unusual herbs and plants to complement and flavor their dishes. Here are a few gastronomic darlings that have recently moved to ...
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Photography by Nicole Lessin It was logical that the Holly Neighborhood Coalition would ask a team of public interest design graduate students at the University of Texas for a mobile toolshed. ...
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By Jeremy WaltherIllustration by Hillary Weber-Gale Sustainability in the home landscape is more than just a set calendar of seasonal tasks, especially in variable-draped Central Texas, where some ...
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By Carol Ann Sayle At seven o’clock on an already-warm, humid, drought-suffering mid-June day, sweat dripped from my face as I leaned on the spading fork and pushed its tines easily into the ...
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Photography By Dustin Fedako The Food is Free Project started in November 2011 with a single four-by-four-foot raised bed of winter greens in John VanDeusen Edwards’s front yard and a ...
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