Monthly Archives: July 2015

Thought-provoking, inspiring almanac will delight Catholic gardeners

Any Catholic who enjoys gardening will find much inspiration, both spiritual and practical, in this original compendium written by Margaret Rose Realy, a master gardener, retreat leader and Catholic blogger. Each chapter highlights a particular month’s religious themes, traditions, feasts and special saints and offers unique gardening lore. For instance, the author presents June as…

Building a culture of growth

Capuchin-sponsored Earthworks Urban Farm promotes sustainable living in inner city DETROIT — It’s more than growing food; it’s growing a community. Across Detroit, urban farms and gardens have sprung up in the past few decades, providing quality produce to the city’s residents and building a sense of community and sustainability among neighbors. The farms are…