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Growing your own food doesn't have to be difficult and Money Talks News tells you how to grow a vegetable garden and become self-sustaining in 8 Easy Steps! The topics covered are location, hardiness zones and deciding which plants to grow - most vegetables need at least six hours of direct sunlight to grow and novice gardeners should choose low-maintenance crops. Also covered are testing and amending the soil, buying tools and supplies, preparing the site,

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Merchantville's Backyard Chickens Facebook group was created for residents of Merchantville and dedicated to the discussion of raising backyard chickens in a suburban area along with care, feed, housing, fresh eggs, insect control and benefits they offer to your garden. They welcome discussions and constructive, relevant comments about all varieties of backyard fowl, including chickens, turkeys, ducks, guineas, peafowl, etc. A recent post they highlighted

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When you direct sow seeds, you do exactly what it sounds like you would. That is, you sow seeds directly into soil. Whether it’s into a container on your balcony or into your backyard garden, direct sowing – or direct seeding – can be the quickest and easiest way to get plants started on their growing journey. Before you sow your seeds, make sure you’ve removed all the weeds and deep taproots. Plant seeds twice as deep as the seed is wide and pay attention

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The Incredible Edible Network recently published an article on urban food growing, often considered ‘fringe’ by authorities in the UK despite studies showing that the UK could grow up to 40% of its own fruit and vegetables by using urban green spaces and that urban agriculture positively contributes to subjective and objective measures of food security. However, looking across the pond to fellow food-justice fighters in the USA there are some amazing examples

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This year Incredible Edible (IE) Merchantville is participating in the Knit For Food Knit-A-Thon on Saturday, 3/23/24 from 12:00-10:00 p.m. at Eclipse Brewing. Our 10-hour knitting and crocheting marathon will raise funds for hunger and food insecurity. Our goal is to raise $1,000 to support food security through Feeding America, World Central Kitchen, No Kid Hungry and Meals on Wheels. All the details are on our event’s main page. This activity is intended to raise

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In this long but informative article, Incredible Edible Network founder and IE Merchantville's inspiration, Pam Warhurst, explains why the small local actions of groups in the Incredible Edible network can make a huge difference to our response to many of the major global issues that we face. This article is a story and well worth the read - a story based on real people doing real things that are making a huge difference, not only in their communities, but across

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Sweet potatoes are a delectable and nutritious addition to your home garden. Their ease of cultivation and generous yield make them a splendid choice for gardeners of all levels. Whether you have limited space or poor soil conditions, the solution lies in growing sweet potatoes using soil bags. This all-inclusive guide will take you through the step-by-step process of successfully nurturing sweet potatoes in soil bags. Cultivating sweet potatoes in soil bags is an excellent

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