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Growing a Greener World

The 50-Mile Bouquet: Why Local Matters with Flowers, Too

We've all heard the term "sustainably grown." But have you ever stopped to consider that it can apply to more than food? In fact, the flowers you put on your dinner table (unless you grew them yourself) are likely loaded with pesticides that were applied when they were growing in foreign countries thousands of miles away. While the multi-billion-dollar floral industry creates a beautiful product, the growing practices to bring it to market are anything but. Fortunately, a new and local industry for...
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Tuesday, November 21 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.