By Kendra Bobowick, Newtown Bee
A gentler natural approach to the outdoors is spreading like a secret many have begun to share.
Gardens, landscapes, and dinner tables are all showing increasing amounts of organic evidence. Dan Holmes of Holmes Fine Gardens LLC in Newtown is among those to notice organic interests rise. Residents can find organic products for sale at his center, for example.
"It's a time when people think of the healthy environment; it's becoming very important," he said.
Northeast Organic Farmers Association (NOFA) Executive Director Bill Duesing states that "Food is the most basic connection to this planet." Possibly, people are starting to consider the benefit of growing their own supply. Mr Duesing said, "It might make sense to invest in the productive capacity of our communities so we won't be totally dependent on distant sources of our most basic needs."