| Dec 2, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Maxine and Robert Walker have worked to restore their historic Woodbine farm since they bought it in 1994. Their latest project is to replace the rotting wood on the side of their old yellow barn after rebuilding the stone foundation and replacing the tin...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Average temperatures: High 73 Low 53
Rainfall: 2.31 inches
Winter arrives: Dec. 22
Average date for first frost: Dec. 18
1. Moon phases
•First quarter: Dec. 2
•Full moon: Dec. 10
•Last quarter: Dec. 17
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Laguna Beach is not in the running to be the most sustainable city in the county, according to the Orange County Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.
Contenders were evaluated on their long-term environmental plan, incentives and assistance...
| Dec 8, 2011
Webster C. Dove, a retired attorney and former member of the Baltimore County Council, died of Parkinson's disease Nov. 28 at the Edenwald nursing center in Towson. He was 89 and had lived in Pikesville.
Born in Baltimore and raised near Clifton Park, he...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Students at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and Crestview Preparatory School have been taking field trips to Catalina Island for the Catalina Environmental Leadership Program for years, but this week the program’s counselors turned the tables by...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:28 PM
Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley, former director of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who had also been associate dean for academic affairs, died Dec. 7 of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
The longtime Roland...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 11:17 AM
I love the new wave in buying local, organic foods. In fact, it seems like Farmer’s markets are busier and easier to locate than ever before.
But what I didn't realize is how Farmer's markets play an integral part in bringing members of the...
| Jul 15, 2011
These days, everyone and his uncle wants a farmers market in his neighborhood or shopping center. Dozens of new farmers markets open each year in the Los Angeles area, varying greatly in their operators, intentions and locales. Some are basically swap...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Q: Every time I read about someone using coupons to get $500 worth of food for $4.95, I wonder what that person is feeding her family — not fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains, apparently. Why there are are there no coupons for fresh fruits...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:15 PM
The Rev. Theodora J. "Dora" McLean, a registered nurse who was a founder and associate pastor of Christian Unity Temple Christian Community Church, died July 22 at Sinai Hospital of complications from a stroke.
The Halethorpe resident was 82.
| Aug 1, 2011
Each fall Florida seems to spread a giant tablecloth over the length and breadth of the peninsula to be ready to serve up a bounty of food festivals. Here's some of what's on tap, listed chronologically:
-- Sept. 1-30 -- Foodies may wish to savor the...