Growing a Food-Secure Community

As I watched this winter’s snow melt, I plotted my backyard garden with the same fervor that I planned my own wedding. After years of renting, I was soon to be a first-time member of the home-gardening club, and I was ready. After the maps were drafted and the spreadsheets complete…

The Garden Party (Almost) Turns 30

Square dancing in a parking lot beneath a star-speckled sky. String lights illuminating ripening apples and flowering lettuce. Paper plates loaded with food-truck fare. Conversations punctuated by the crunch of footsteps on crushed glass. Fiddle tunes playing late into the night. The Garden Party has long been an autumn staple Read more…

What’s the Buzz at MUD?

Introducing the newest MUD members – bees! On April 24, two hives of bees made the trek form Polson, MT, to their new home behind the MUD Tool Library. You may be wondering – what exactly do bees have to do with sustainability?