Because the campus is closed, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has turned its garden plots — normally rented out to students, faculty and staff — into a resource for fresh produce for the university food pantry during the coronavirus pandemic.Read more
A research team led by the University of Adelaide has found that revegetation of green spaces within cities can improve soil microbiota diversity towards a more natural, biodiverse state, which has been linked to human health benefits.
In the study, published in the journal Restoration Ecology, researchers compared the composition of a variety of urban green space vegetation types of varying levels of vegetation diversity, including lawns, vacant lots, parklands, revegetated woodlands and remnant woodlands within the City of Playford Council area in South Australia.
An ounce of preparation in the spring for a summer of garden bounty.Read more
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 7, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Michelle Infante-Casella and other Rutgers faculty and staff areRead more
Employees and volunteers harvest food and deliver prepared meals and bags of groceries to 53 food-insecure families in the area. Food comes for local gardens and grocery stores.Read more
The Southwest Harvest for Health pilot study pairs cancer survivors with local master gardeners who have been trained in gardening techniques that address New Mexico’s growing challenges. The pair will create a vegetable garden at the survivor’s home .Read more
Groups collaborate on future venturesRead more