Author: Phil Nauta

The Most Important Reason To Grow Your Own Food

Heirloom Tomatoes

The tomato taste test. You slice a tomato from the garden – along with one that came from the grocery store – and taste them both. There are many reasons the one from the store often doesn’t taste like much. First, the variety of tomato is bland to begin with. It was chosen

The delicate balance between a hand-out and a hand-up

Harvesting vegetables

Thrive for Good is a non-profit organization founded in 2008 to help eradicate extreme poverty.  Thrive took a different approach than most to the concept of charity, though, and instead of giving help in the form of money or handing out single meals, they dug deep to find the roots of