Emily Anderson

How to Turn Household Items into Helpful Gardening Tools

The North Texas Food Bank’s garden specialist shares some of her favorite gardening tool hacks Gardening can be as simple or complex as you want to make it. Personally, I...
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Beat the Heat with Indoor Gardening

If you need a green thumb fix in the middle of summer, but want to avoid the heat, house plants could be a good outlet. House plants are particularly common...
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Summer Learning in the Garden

As we settle into summer, you may be wondering how to keep your kids busy and engaged during their time out of school. Gardening is a great way to incorporate...
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Volunteer Appreciation Month Spotlight: Jan’s Garden Volunteers

Volunteers are always an integral part of a non-profit, and Jan’s Garden at the North Texas Food Bank is no different. When the volunteer program for the NTFB Garden Programs...
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Save Space with Square-Foot Gardening

February is a great time to plan a spring garden, as many produce types can be planted by transplant or seed beginning this month. However, if space is a concern,...
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Partner Garden Spotlight: UT Dallas Eco Hub

The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Eco Hub was the North Texas Food Bank’s first college community garden to join the our Partner Garden program. The timing of the...
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Partner Garden Feature: The Giving Garden of Carrollton

People sometimes say, “It takes a village,” to complete a task, and that is true for feeding our community in North Texas. NTFB’s Partner Gardens are part of the “village”...
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10 Ways to Practice Mindfulness in Your Garden

Our culture is fast-paced and focused on what we can get done in a short amount of time. Because of this, mindfulness is beginning to come to the forefront of...
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How to Incorporate Pollinator Plants in the Garden

Happy Earth Day! There is no better time to get outside and start planting! No matter what type of garden you have, including pollinator plants is always a great idea....
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NTFB Partner Garden Spotlight: Our Saviour Community Garden

The North Texas Food Bank is fortunate to have a cohort of community gardens whose goal is to help feed our hungry neighbors with nutritious produce. NTFB’s Partner Garden program...
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