Comic: Why You Should Turn Your Yard Into a Mini-Farm
Take that lawn by the grass and grow something!
Sources: International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; U.S. Department of Agriculture; U.S. Census of Agriculture; U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service; Habitat Network; University of Florida; Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; The Land Institute; University of Minnesota Bee Lab; National Gardening Survey; Fleet Farming.
Jennifer Luxton is an illustrator and page designer at the Seattle Times and the former lead graphic designer at YES!
Erin Sagen is a freelancer and former associate editor at YES! She lives in Seattle and writes about food, health, and suburban sustainability.
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