As I stepped outside of the house at 7am yesterday, I was greeted with an abundance of birdsongs and chirps not heard since last fall. My heart, too, sang, as I took a deep breath of the humid 65 degree spring air. After a quick breakfast, I met my mom and cousin and we […]
This one is an oldie, but goodie, highlighting the changes that were starting to be made in Boulder Valley School District back in 2008. Thanks to the everything-eco-and-wholesome media outlet Elephant Journal for bringing up this important, and surprisingly controversial topic. Students should have healthy food options at schools. Period. “…ask why responsible adults would […]
Waylon Lewis — Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Ads Sales, Errand Boy — Elephant Journal, talks with Laura about 10 green things we can do with our backyards for spring…watch here.
Container gardening is, well, what it sounds like- gardening in containers. When space is limited, you may have to turn to pots to get that fresh, just out the door produce that tastes oh so good. You can scour the Internet or, like I prefer, the gardening section of your local bookstore to find a […]
Fall is here and the leaves are starting to, well, fall. So what are you going to do with all of them? Why eat them, of course. Well not really, but these leaves are one of your greater allies in building soil fertility to help ensure an awesome growing season come spring. Follow the directions […]
Laura and YummyYards fully believe in integrating permaculture principles and ethics into our work and relationships with others. Part of that commitment involves training and working with others through teaching
YummyYards owes it’s roots to working with children. Before Laura founded YummyYards, she was working with the Garden to Table program, a project through the Growe Foundation.
Dana and Scott’s was one of YummyYards first projects, and was definitely a fun one! With three younger kids, limited space, and an easy-to-work with client attitude, we created a beautiful space.