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Growing a Greener World

Community Gardens: Growing So Much More Than Plants

Having an opportunity to participate in a community garden builds a sense of community like nothing else. It provides opportunities for exercise, education, therapy, relaxation and social interaction, along with preserving green space and conserving resources. By looking at several prime examples of community gardens in action, this episode demonstrates how the benefits of a neighborhood garden can reach far beyond the garden gates, bringing people closer to the earth and to each other. In the kitchen,...
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Tuesday, October 4 at 2:00 pm on 12.1


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The award-winning series, GROWING A GREENER WORLD combines the latest trends in eco-friendly outdoor living with traditional gardening know-how, farm-to-table cooking, and canning and preserving the harvest. In each episode, gardening expert Joe Lamp'l demonstrates hands-on, how-to gardening projects from his scenic north Atlanta farm and organic garden, while chef Nathan Lyon blends grassroots with gourmet to create simple, innovative cuisine using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. And throughout the season, Master Food Preserver, Theresa Loe will demonstrate easy yet delicious ways to preserve the flavors of the season.