Facing rising food and gas prices, many shoppers are taking the local foods movement to a new level. Several nonprofit groups and produce industry experts say that there has been a noticeable uptick in the popularity of gardening recently — both the backyard hobby variety, and in more urban settings, where community gardens are bringing together like-minded consumers focused on sustainability issues. For example, seed and plant sales have increased in the past year for Seattle Tilth, a ...

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