How to get kids interested in gardening? Encourage them to grow seeds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sue Bennett became a gardening advocate by accident. Now it’s her full-time cause. Her focus is devoted to young sprouts, kids just learning how plants grow. The more they learn and share, the more that gardening passion takes root. “I don’t want them to wait until retirement — like me — to discover…

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Are Fossil Fuel Companies Telling Investors Enough About the Risks of Climate Change?

Prior to President Donald Trump taking office, there was a push to require oil and gas companies to inform their investors about the risks of climate change. As governments step up efforts to regulate carbon emissions, the thinking goes, fossil fuel companies’ assets could depreciate in value over time. The Securities and Exchange Commission, for example,…

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Organic food sales soar as shoppers put quality before price

Retailers say demand is at its highest for a decade with popularity spreading from fruit and vegetables to other groceries

Democratic Party At Weakest Point in 75 Years – And They Can Only Blame Themselves

Politico ran an article this weekend claiming that Hillary Clinton would definitely run for president again in 2020, and her supporters seem to be all in favor of that notion. While the article was speculation, it helped to re-launch the conversation about the failings of the Democratic Party and the need to rebuild from the ground…

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This Database Tells You How Your Ancestors Came To The US

As the immigration debate rages on in the country, after President Donald Trump signed a controversial executive order, something of a quagmire has come up. Should a nation made up of immigrants really start banning people from migrating to it? The fact that most of the population of the country is made up of people whose…

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