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This State Is Home to America’s Greenest Cities. Where Does Your City Rank?

These are the greenest cities in America—now that’s a breath of fresh air.

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Pick Fruit in the City: Stoneview Nature Center Is Now Open

This sanctuary in the city is for fruit picking, quail egg plucking and having a family farm experience without leaving the urban jungle.

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Mini Green Thumbs: D.C.’s Kid-Friendly Community Gardens

Community gardening—once reserved for the retired set—is inexpensive fun and gets kids up close and personal with Mother Nature.

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Green Thumbs Up: Gardening Classes for Kids

We’ve found the best spots for you and your kids to get your garden on this spring.

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Let It Grow: Community Gardens, Classes & Camps for Little Sprouts

Kids are more likely to eat the good stuff if they have a hand in growing it, so grab a shovel and dig into these fresh finds.

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Make a New Year’s Resolution for World Peace

Cheers to a peaceful new year! Start 2015 on the right foot by teaching your littles ones about peace and kindness.

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Dig It: 7 Community Gardens to Visit Now

No yard? No problem! These community gardens are free, open to the public, and in need of your little ones shoveling services every day of the week. No waiting lists—we promise!

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7 Hidden Urban Green Spaces to Escape the City

Urban oases are hidden throughout the city, often in the most unexpected – but desperately – needed places. Check out some of our favorites–you might discover a spot of serenity right in your own neighborhood.

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The Hidden Gems of Historic National City

Perhaps while visiting Old Town you and your brood happened upon Heritage Park. The kids were curious about the colorful houses, and you loved reading tidbits about our city’s Victorian-era architecture. But did you know that National City (of the…

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Let’s Grow: Gardening With Your Little Ones

In their fast food world of chicken nuggets, the time is ripe for our little seedlings to get their hands dirty and learn about how food gets from farm (or, er, back yard) to table. With so many urban community…

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Get Your Hands Dirty: 6 Family Gardening Activities

The wet winters may have kept us indoors dreaming about the arrival of summer, but now that we’re seeing warmer temps and more sun we’re finally getting to spend more time outdoors with our kids. All that time we’re spending…

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Community Garden Roundup

What Your Little Sprouts Can Grow
Want to help your kids get closer to the earth? Why not have them get down and dirty, doing work in it? Community gardening is a great way for families to nurture their own…

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