Garden As If Your Life Depended On It, Because It Does

Ellen LaConte is kind of a babe. This North Carolinian writer writes about why we should all be gardening in the midst of global turmoil. Yeah, gardening is about a lot more than cute knee pads and straw hats. Check out her book if you want to know a lot more, but at least start with this article. Do you garden? Because it’s fun, because of global turmoil, or because you like to know what you’re eating?

About Ande Truman

Ande has made mistakes in the kitchen since she could reach the countertop. From a restaurant head cook, to cooking meals for friends, to her own solo plate, experimenting & learning drives her. She's also a freelance graphic & web designer, photo/videographer, guitar player and wanderlust-er. In her spare time, she works a full-time 8 to 5 cubicle job. She's the creator of Broke & Healthy.

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  1. Where is the end of this turmoil nobody have to say, one day, two day, or year, only a hope there is the people of world community looking for.

  2. Love alternet…. Wait… I mean this article makes some good points! We can’t expect food to get cheaper in the long run.

  3. Wait, wait – let’s go back to that kneepads thing. If the reason my San Marzanos aren’t growing is because they want cute kneepads, heck, I’ll man up…