by Paul Bass | Oct 9, 2015 11:48 am | Comments (1)
Justin Elicker found himself performing “shuttle diplomacy”—between two members of a community garden.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 7, 2015 2:22 pm | Comments (1)
Every man, Portuguese chef David Leite says, has an origin story, and every hog does too. In the Azores, from where his family hails, one pig will feed a family for weeks — because it has to.
by Staff | Sep 29, 2015 1:07 pm
Betsy Kim has a question. It’s about her coffee, and its importance goes far beyond her needed daily intake of caffeine.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 23, 2015 3:21 pm | Comments (1)
What does it mean to be food insecure? What is a CSA, and how can families get involved with a farm that offers one? What are the most effective techniques to promote healthy eating? Just how many variables stand between one body and access to fresh fruits and vegetables?
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 20, 2015 6:46 pm
With the help of family and friends, Jeanette Thomas has tended to the Ivy Narrows Bird Sanctuary for about 15 years. But at 82, she confesses that it’s harder to be as active as she used to be.
She recently got a little help from the younger helping hands of the Newhallville youth “ambassadors.”
by Staff | Aug 20, 2015 1:52 pm
What are the most critical three points of President Obama’s climate change plan? What is President Obama’s climate change plan? What will industrial firms have to do to limit the output of greenhouse gasses? What is coal’s role in all of this? And how much of an issue will climate change be in the 2016 election?
by Aliyya Swaby | Aug 7, 2015 2:58 pm | Comments (1)
Instead of playing outside with friends, Eric Davies spent most of his summer gardening around New Haven—sawing down invasive autumn olive trees and heaving wheelbarrows full of dirt.
by Allan Appel | Aug 5, 2015 3:29 pm | Comments (6)
When Martin Looney was a kid growing up on Wolcott Street in Fair Haven, the English Station power plant a couple of blocks away was already seen as toxic. Kids weren’t allowed to go anywhere near it or in the surrounding waters of the Mill River.
by Finnegan Schick | Aug 3, 2015 5:33 pm | Comments (10)
Fish swim in it, birds nest by its banks, and soon even pedestrians may be able to walk comfortably along the shore of an historic city river.
by Allan Appel | Aug 3, 2015 3:02 pm | Comments (4)
More bats will be hanging around Fair Haven Heights, and that’s a good thing for bats and humans alike—not so much for the mosquitoes.