Having a vegetable garden sounds like a gentle, relaxing and easy hobby. Dig a few holes in the dirt, put a few plants in, water, and before you know it — bushels and bushels of pest-​free, perfectly ripened vegetables in the summer.

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2017
Marino floro plucks a perfectly shaped fig from a tree in his Sewickley yard, opens the door to his chicken coop, and offers the fruit to a chamois-​colored hen, which clucks with enthusiasm.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading The Italian Garden Project chronicles what was once everyday sustainability
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