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2011-02-18 07:10:00

Dervaes Family Pursues a Legally Protected Legacy PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dervaeses are a family of four--a father, Jules, and three adult children, Anais, Justin and Jordanne, who own a small non-profit business devoted to environmental education.

2011-01-20 11:10:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College has created a new homesteading program that taps the desire for self-sufficiency and a return to simpler living.

2008-10-07 21:00:27

By Jenny Slafkosky The last of the tomatoes, peppers and beans are piling up in backyard gardens across the Bay Area and filling farmers markets with an overabundance of ripeness. Soon there will also be piles of pumpkins and apples literally falling from the tree.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.