People and profiles from rural America
Among certification programs, Delaware Valley College and Rodale Institute offer organic farming as a way for U.S. vets to find jobs for veterans.

Learning About Sustainable Agriculture
Mountain school includes classes on sustainable agriculture, food product and organic farming, and focuses on leadership development for farmers.

Gleaning Efforts Benefit Local Food Banks
Looking for community service projects? Consider gleaning, or harvesting, fresh produce for your local food banks or food pantries.

Farm Specializes in Making Apple Cider
Virginia couple grow heirloom kinds of apples to use in making hard cider.

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Breathing New Life Into Canning Jar History

Meg finds a stash of vintage mason jars and provides a glimpse into canning history.


Hank's Hints for Good Fences


Amy GreeneLife in the Greene House
By Amy Greene

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A cookbook showcasing the luscious flavor of peaches in 50 sweet and savory dishes, The Perfect Peach draws on the life stories and experiences of America's foremost peach farming family, the Masumot…

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Step-by-step instructions and a complete materials list will help you construct this creative heart des…

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