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Lynne Adkins
May 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Digging in the dirt can be a great therapy for people with disabilities. Turning over the garden, touching the plants and breathing in the wonderful earthy scents can go a long way to help people with autism and Alzheimer's, according to Nancy Minich, a registered...
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Rasa Kaye
September 17, 2018 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People who research refuse estimate that between a quarter and half of all our trash comes from organic waste — grass clippings, leaves, leftovers from dinner, good food gone bad in the fridge, piles of produce trimmings left from prepping a meal. Instead of tossing...
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Nicole Juday Rhoads and Julianne Schrader Ortega
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Hadas Kuznits
August 03, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA(KYW Newsradio) -- August is peak summer harvest season -- and as folks pick their crops they're doing more good for their health than they even realize. Julianna Schrader Ortega with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society says this is the best time of the year for gardeners. "There are...
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