Saturday, May 22, 2010

The Backyard Battlefield: Grow Your Own Organic Food to Fight Climate Change

"It's not too hard to imagine what kinds of scary changes our food-producing farms will face as our global climate changes. A drop or rise of a few degrees, drought, shifting pest and weed habitats, or increased flooding could spell disaster for crops worldwide. While there's certainly no quick-fix to quell climate change, it is important to recognize that your own backyard garden plays a part in the fight against climate change. Producing some of your own food may lessen your carbon footprint in terms of food miles, but managing your garden and lawn in a climate-conscious manner can also go a long way."

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