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2013-03-22 23:02:31

The American Community Gardening Association launches "Garden Aid" with Americana recording artists Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally. Support ACGA, watch the video & join the community here : http://www.nellrobinsonmusic.com/garden/ Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is thrilled at the response to “Garden Aid ” which was launched on the first day of spring and is happening around the country in urban and community gardens....

2013-01-04 10:57:26

Urban agriculture is promoted as a strategy for dealing with food insecurity, stimulating economic development, and combating diet-related health problems in cities. However, up to now, no one has known how much gardening is taking place in urban areas. Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a methodology that they used to quantify the urban agriculture in Chicago. John Taylor, a doctoral candidate working with crop sciences researcher Sarah Taylor Lovell, was skeptical...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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