plants

Plants That Are a Magnet for Bees

Dan This Land of Ours

  Cathy Isom learns what a Kentucky entomology student discovered about bees and the plants they like the best. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   If you’ve ever wondered what flowers, plants, and trees attract the bees the most, you can thank a Kentucky entomology student who really did her research. Bernadette Mach developed a list of …

may

May is National Egg Month

Dan Poultry, This Land of Ours

  May is a perfect month to celebrate the arrival of spring, mothers, and the Incredible Egg! Cathy Isom fills us in about an entire month dedicated to one of nature’s miracle foods. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   May is National Egg Month. That means an entire month dedicated to the many virtues of what could be called …

community

Community Helps School Garden

Dan Education, Fruits & Vegetables, This Land of Ours

A lot can happen when the community comes together. Cathy Isom tells us about the Colorado elementary school going the extra mile to make students get a healthy lunch. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Healthy food in school-provided lunches has long been a topic of concern for parents at one elementary school in Arvada, Colorado. That’s …

organic wine

Organic Wine Study-Price or Taste?

Dan Organic, This Land of Ours, Wine

You swish around a sip of organic wine in your mouth and it might tempt your taste buds, but that doesn’t mean you’ll pay more for it. Cathy Isom tells us wine lovers aren’t willing to pay more for that bottle, even if it’s labeled organic. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Organic agriculture around the world …

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National Arbor Day

Dan Forestry, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom tells us about the National holiday dedicated to planting and caring for some of the Earth’s greatest treasures. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Every last Friday in April is National Arbor Day. It’s a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees in their community. Trees provide vital protection …