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Our top picks: today's environmental news and best #greenreads.
When you live in one of New York City's oldest farmhouses, you think about ghosts all year round.
What’s it like caring for the oldest Dutch Colonial farmhouse in New York City? Quite frankly, it’s a pain the neck (but still pretty rad).
What happens when you throw a raging Independence Day party at a house older than the nation itself? You think a lot about abundance, gardening, patriotic ghosts, and the irrevocable distance between now and then.
The average one-bedroom in New York City doesn't come with a museum, vegetable farm, and chicken coop, but this 300-year-old farmhouse will do just fine.
Our top picks: the best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Our top picks: the best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Our top picks: today's best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
Our top picks: today's best environmental news and #greenreads from around the web.
A new book dives into the history of New York through the stomachs of its people.
Five greenreads to read over baguettes and brie and champagne this Bastille Day.William Broad in the New York Times on the 49ers of the deep: There’s a new gold rush going on, but it's not taking place in mines or mountains... read more >
Five greenreads to enjoy while constructing your maypole:Lee Van Der Voo in the New York Times on retirement plans for chickens: What do you do when your hen is too old to lay eggs but too much of a pet to eat for dinner?... read more >
OnEarth articles editor Jocelyn C. Zuckerman appeared on Public Radio International’s weekly Living on Earth show last week, talking to host Bruce Gellerman about “The Constant Gardeners,” her cover story about urban... read more >
Detroit has become our most notorious story of urban collapse. But perhaps we should consider the city's official motto: "It shall rise from the ashes."