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Helpful Tips for Site Assessment
Learn the basics of site assessment with this guide, and maximize your available yard and garden space.

Guide to Soil Characteristics
It is important to understand the soil characteristics of your garden.

Preserving Native American Food Culture
Grassroots food movements help revive the dwindling Native American food culture.

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Carrying Water Was a Chore on the Family Farm

An Iowa woman recalls her childhood farm chores on her family farm, including carrying water to the kitchen.
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