The physical act of gardening has been shown to have a positive impact on health. One Pittsburgh organization is carrying on the tradition of black farmers by bringing gardening and holistic healing to a community they say could really use it.
Some water quality advocates say getting industrial polluters to pay for farm runoff prevention projects is an innovative way to control water pollution. But critics argue it's just another pay-to-pollute scheme.
Health concerns about Teflon have led many consumers to ditch their modern non-stick cookware for an old-school alternative. And with a little care, cast iron can be just as effective and twice as versatile.