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Do you know why corn is considered a “community crop”?

July is an exciting time of year at the farm! It’s one of the only times in the season where we have volunteers out to harvest and plant at the same time. The crops we put into the fields early in the year are looking beautiful, and volunteers are MORE>

Do You Know Why Leafy Greens Can Survive a Frost?

On the farm at America’s Grow-A-Row, our fields are becoming full. After a long, cool, wet spring, the farm team (along with help of hundreds of volunteers) has been able to plant summer staples like tomatoes, peppers, and squash. Tree fruits in the orchard have begun to grow in MORE>

America’s Grow-a-Row Has a Lot to Celebrate in April!

America’s Grow-a-Row is a nonprofit farm dedicated to growing, gleaning, and giving fresh produce to our neighbors in need through a volunteer effort. We are excited that National Volunteer Month and Earth Day both occur in April, because volunteers and the Earth’s ability to help us produce are both MORE>

The (Healthy) Choice Is Yours

(by Julie Rusin) Instead of trying to completely overhaul people’s eating habits, our team encourages the students we work with each month to make healthy choices. Changing everything at once can be quite a shock and is very difficult to maintain over time. Instead, it’s important to focus on the MORE>

Healthy Eating Tips

Four Simple Tips for Healthy Eating The enthusiasm of New Year’s resolutions may be waning, but there is no need to give up on healthy eating goals! We will be running Healthy Eating Lessons through the beginning of the growing season, and we’re happy to let you in on some MORE>