THE EPOCH TIMES

Despite Challenges, OC Community Provides Thanksgiving Meals to Low-Income Families

As a line began to form in front of the Orange County Foodbank in Garden Grove, California, Mayor of Stanton David Shawver looked over elderly residents holding grocery bags that would soon be filled with free and discounted food items. “This is one of the many reasons I do public service,” Shawver told The Epoch …

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The Best Indoor Plants for Health and Wellness

In the 1960s, NASA put men on the moon. In 1989, they joined forces with the Associated Landscape Contractors of America to learn how to maximize the air-scrubbing potential of plants in sealed environments, such as space stations. Dozens of plants were screened for their ability not only to absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen …

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How to Make the Most of a Small Garden Space

“Small is beautiful,” as the saying goes. Everything tiny is cute. Images of tiny kittens and puppies bring about squeals of delight. We stand and look in awe at creatures such as insects, hummingbirds, and bats which are perfectly formed and yet diminutive in stature. Works of art that are produced in miniature are seen …

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Looking to Grow the Same Tomatoes Your Grandmother Did? Try Seed Savers Exchange

The Iowa organization helps gardeners and farmers across the country preserve and share heirloom seeds—and the often generations-old stories behind them Let’s say that you want to make your grandmother’s fabulous recipe for tomato bisque, but you don’t want to use just any tomatoes. You want to grow them yourself, just like Grandma did. But …

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