| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:55 AM
With its four terraces of thriving plants sloping down toward a babbling lily pond, Jim Duke's garden could certainly be considered a healing place.
And that's precisely what the world-renowned botanist and author's Green Farmacy Garden is....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gone are the days when factory-produced food went unquestioned. In the age of GMOs and climate change theories, a growing number of consumers are demanding to know how their food gets from the ground to their dinner plates, and local farmers are ready...
| May 27, 2014
| 2:29 PM
The Obama administration announced Tuesday that farmers in the Chesapeake Bay region can vie for a share of $400 million available nationwide for reducing erosion and polluted runoff from fields and feedlots.
Robert Bonnie, undersecretary for natural...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:49 AM
On Friday morning, dozens of Catonsville area residents gathered in front of the Catonsville Fire Station No. 4 on Frederick Road to save on gas and money, while getting exercise on their way to work.
Instead of driving on May 30, commuters rode their...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:29 AM
He's only going into his junior year at the University of Maryland College Park — with a goal of becoming a doctor — but Mays Chapel resident Roger Lin will spend three weeks in August working with a nonprofit program known as A Broader View,...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The cost of prepaid lunch will hit the $2 mark for both elementary and secondary students in Harford County Public Schools next year.
The prepaid school lunch price is set to increase 10 cents during the 2014-2015 school year to $2 for elementary and...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Next week, the Senate Appropriations Committee will decide whether to allow special interests — rather than science — to determine which foods can be provided through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:06 PM
An agriculturally destructive moth species never before seen in the United States was found in a shipment of Chinese soybeans at the port of Baltimore, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Friday.
The insect species, Nemapogon gersimovi,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:37 PM
If you were hoping that this winter's freezing temperatures had sent the hated stink bugs packing, you are out of luck. Turns out, they have the good sense to come in from the cold.
"I would be nice to think that winter killed them," said Stanton Gill...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Two snowy owls have been trapped at Martin State Airport in Baltimore County and will be relocated away from the airport, aviation officials said Friday.
A female owl was captured in a trap at the airport shortly after sunset on Thursday and a male...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:50 PM
As heavy snow shut down businesses and federal offices again this month, liberated workers tweeted about sipping hot cocoa, lying under blankets and bingeing on "House of Cards."
But Edwin Gotico spent the day reading and responding to emails and...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
State and federal officials announced Friday they were providing $8 million to pipe clean public water to 270 homes near Salisbury where a toxic solvent has contaminated the ground water supplying residential wells there.
Authorities installed water...