Source: Sherman Publications

On your mark for ‘100 Yarden Dash’

by Phil Custodio

April 23, 2014

The 100 Yarden Dash kicks off this weekend, with demonstrations of gardening, composting, fencing, and other edible landscaping ideas.

"At its core, it's turning unproductive space into productive space," said Mark Angelini of Springfield Township. "Food is central to everybody’s life. Everybody eats food."

A yarden, combination of “yard” and “garden,” is when part of a lawn is used for fruit shrubs and trees, gardening, composting, raising chickens, and other agricultural endeavors, Angelini said....