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Farmers Markets

Farmers markets allow shoppers to buy products directly from growers. This means less transportation, handling, and processing of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, and other foods. Food sold at farmers markets is often seasonal, local, and less expensive than traditional supermarkets.   Learn More Benefits of Shopping at Farmers Markets Farmers Markets and Sustainability – USDA   Lehigh Valley Resources 2017 Lehigh […]

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Hamilton Park Community Garden

Established 2004 on a neglected lot in Allentown’s West End section, Hamilton Park Community Garden consists almost entirely of flowering organic perennials. HPCG’s mission is to provide an extraordinary oasis of flowers for everyone to enjoy.  There are many different ways to help this garden survive, including weeding, pruning, transplanting to optimize visual effect, mulching, adjusting stair steps and stones, […]

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