| Oct 18, 2012
The Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest
Thursday, October 18 - 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, October 19 – 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
17 Highwood Ave.
Full Belly Craft...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Randolph County investigators will determine if alcohol played a role in an early morning car/train crash in Farmland that killed two teenager and injured a third.
Kris Kiser, 17, was at the wheel of the car as it slammed into the side of a westbound...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:59 AM
The secret to success with a happy, healthy yard is knowing what to do and what not to do.
The methods you use should be based on scientific research, not marketing campaigns that push products.
Virginia Cooperative Extension workshops offer some of the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:23 PM
At 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, after the streets were clear of trick-or-treaters and parties were winding down, a group of Caltech students were pushing crates of frozen pumpkins up the elevator in Millikan Library.
There were about 50 pumpkins of various...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Large state institutions were once built to be self-sustaining; many had their own farms and grew their own food.
Though some of those farms have been lost, remarkably some remain, the crown jewel of which is an 825-acre farm portion of the Southbury...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:28 PM
In the next 40 years, the world will need to produce as much food as it has produced over all of human history. Across the planet, hundreds of millions of people go to bed hungry every night — and more and more of them live in cities.
| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:20 PM
No matter how you garden — on the cheap or with wallet wide open — it's wise to garden the smart way
In the edible garden, smart means finding ways to maximize your harvest and minimize your workload and planting space.
These three new...
| Mar 11, 2013
SunOpta, a Canadian-based organic food company that opened a plant in Upper Macungie in August, plans to double the processing capacity at that facility.
The expansion is planned for the third quarter of this year in response to high demand for flexible...
| Mar 11, 2013
People still look at me funny when I say Rodale is headquartered in the Lehigh Valley. Sometimes I'll say Emmaus, sometimes Allentown or Bethlehem. But unless they are longtime organic gardeners or farmers, in which case Emmaus (the birthplace of the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Baltimore County will be getting two new Weis Markets soon -- a supermarket in Towson Place in Towson and one on Security Boulevard in Woodlawn.
Both stores will open Sunday, March 3.
Weis said it invested $14 million in the more than 55,000-square...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:24 AM
SACRAMENTO -- California voters have defeated Proposition 37, the genetically engineered food labeling initiative, by a margin of 53.1% no to 46.9% yes.
It was polling strongly ahead five weeks ago, but fell steadily in the polls under a barrage of...