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Category: Food Production :: Gardens
Last updated: Oct 16 2018 04:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Skyscraper, not strip mall, now planned on North Broad Street, courtesy of Trump tax break 16.10.2018 Philly.com News
In Philadelphia and beyond, developers with projects in census tracts designated as opportunity zones are getting ready for what they hope will be a torrent of cash.
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Energy developers applaud richer community solar incentives 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Community solar gardens initially attracted a lot of residential customers, but developers said higher costs caused such projects to make financial sense only for commercial customers.
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Philly neighbors collaborate to bring beauty and bounty to their alley 2.10.2018 Philly.com News
"Gardening is contagious," said Betsy Alexander, a resident of Southwest Center City. "If you put in a garden, then other people start gardening. It always happens, and it's definitely happened here."
Green Soul: Healthy options and a bar in Spring Garden 29.9.2018 Philly.com News
The Bynum brothers have transformed the former Alla Spina into a more advanced version of their Northwest Philly cafes.
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Appetites: Is raising your own chickens worth the work? 20.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Chef and cookbook author Amy Thielen shares her experience raising multiple egg-laying chickens.
Celebrate Shofuso's 60th anniversary and Japanese culture across the Philadelphia area 12.9.2018 Philly.com News
Shofuso Japanese House celebrates its 60th anniversary in Fairmount Park with festivities starting Sept. 15. Here's how to take part - and where to else to experience Japanese culture in and around Philadelphia.
After 60 years, a Mount Laurel monastery is sold and the last monk returns to Italy 11.9.2018 Philly.com News
It's the end of an era. After six decades, a Cistercian monastery in Mount Laurel, N.J. - the only one that the Casamari Abbey in Italy opened in the U.S. - is closing. The last monk to serve at the monastery, the Rev. Maurizio Nicoletti, said he will miss the parishioners, who have become his family in America.
When you can get into Philadelphia's best museums for free 8.9.2018 Philly.com News
A comprehensive list of recurring free days, one-off free events, and big discounts available at Philadelphia's museums this coming fall.
Suraya, the Fishtown hit, opens its outdoor garden 6.9.2018 Philly.com News
You enter on the Front Street side, midblock between Jefferson and Oxford Streets. Assorted seating areas, including communal tables, can accommodate couples and small groups.
To raise confident, independent kids, some parents are trying to 'Let Grow' 3.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Research suggests kids who have more freedom and independence grow up to be less anxious and depressed. But in the age of helicopter parenting, giving kids freedom to roam can be difficult.
The Jersey Shore flower guy: 'A happy garden is a beautiful garden' 31.8.2018 Philly.com News
James Sarappa has a dream job, and a niche business creating tropical flower arrangements in huge pots that he delivers to clients in shore communities such as Longport and Margate. They like the pampering, especially when he waters them while they're away, covers them when a storm approaches, and stops infestations that could ruin the plant..
Closing the New Affordable Housing Gaps 27.8.2018 American Prospect
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson A low-income housing complex under construction in St. Louis, Missouri Robert Goldman always kept close tabs on Capitol Hill tax talk. Reform proposals had been bopping around Capitol Hill in recent years, but nothing had happened.  Before the 2016 election, the Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP), a non-profit affordable housing organization in Silver Spring, Maryland, that Goldman heads, had started the intricate financing process required to renovate Parkview Manor, a 1950s-era complex of more than 50 low-rise garden-style apartments that the nonprofit organization owns in Hyattsville, Maryland, a northeastern suburb of Washington. Designed for people of modest means, many housing developers see garden apartments as a tear-down worthy relics of a bygone era. Luxury buildings with more and smaller apartments are all the rage now, ones that command higher rent than fewer dwellings on a larger tract of land can. But since MHP owns the affordable housing development, Parkview ...
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Appetites: Nonprofit makes sure perfectly good food won't go to waste 23.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The North Country Food Alliance is working to combat food insecurity and food waste.
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Stoneleigh's likely safe but Lower Merion landmarks are still under siege | Opinion 15.8.2018 Philly.com News
The Lower Merion School District should engage a community process that would explore options for retaining the Clairemont mansion in a way that will connect the new school with the heritage of the community.
Food Network Star Chef Aaron McCargo Jr. is making the menu for Camden's first beer garden 30.7.2018 Philly.com News
McCargo Jr., who grew up six blocks away from Campbell's Soup headquarters, was inspired by some of the flavorful, diverse food found across Camden County.
Green buildings boost health, productivity and value for investors 27.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Plus, savvy companies can use them as a recruitment tool.
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From identifying plants to making cheese, 'shtetl skills' are reviving a more traditional way of life 23.7.2018 Philly.com News
The "shtetl skills" workshop series, hosted throughout the year by the West Philly-based Jewish Farm School, aims to revive traditional methods of living and working closer to the earth and within a community.
Why Sysco chose a new recipe for its first off-site clean energy deal 19.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
Its contract with NRG Energy reconsiders the ingredients for a power purchase agreement.
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Win a ticket to Diner en Blanc | Let's Eat 19.7.2018 Philly.com News
Bok gets a new restaurant with stunning views, and a few summery cocktail picks from Craig LaBan.
In Chestnut Hill, residents sue family-friendly beer garden 16.7.2018 Philly.com News
A tempest in a pilsner glass
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