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Winter Survival Tips for Small Farms

Written by on September 30, 2020 in Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
Winter Survival Tips for Small Farms

Whether you just live on a small farm or if you’ve taken up agriculture as a career opportunity, here are a couple of tips to help you survive the harsh upcoming winter.

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Your Garden is the Key to Health in Old Age

Written by on August 28, 2020 in Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
Your Garden is the Key to Health in Old Age

The choices you make as a senior can also prevent further damage and weaknesses to your mind and body. There is no miracle solution: We can’t stop the aging process. But we can focus our energies on positive choices and hobbies that support our health, such as gardening.

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5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid While Growing Cannabis

Written by on June 12, 2020 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid While Growing Cannabis

If you’re planning to venture into cannabis cultivation, there are certain rookie mistakes that you must avoid. Five of those mistakes is the focus of this article.

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The Impulse to Garden in Hard Times Has Deep Roots

The Impulse to Garden in Hard Times Has Deep Roots

The coronavirus pandemic has set off a global gardening boom. Within the U.S., the trend has been compared to World War II victory gardening, when Americans grew food at home to support the war effort and feed their families. #gardening

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7 Reasons to Have a Vegetable Garden

Written by on March 5, 2020 in Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
7 Reasons to Have a Vegetable Garden

Here are 7 good reasons for you to grow a vegetable garden.

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Must-Have Farming Equipment For Your Small Farm

Written by on February 12, 2020 in Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
Must-Have Farming Equipment For Your Small Farm

Without the right tools in place, running a #smallfarm effectively will be challenging. This is why you need to view investing in great farm tools as a priority.

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Greenhouse 101 – Facts and Ideas Every Beginner Should Know

Written by on October 23, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
Greenhouse 101 – Facts and Ideas Every Beginner Should Know

Greenhouses can extend your growing season for months, especially if you live in moderate climates like Central Europe or the UK. Here is a great beginner’s guide to greenhouses…

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To Combat Dishonest Marketing, New ‘Farm vs. Factory’ Website Contrasts Industrial and Sustainable Agriculture

Written by on October 20, 2019 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
To Combat Dishonest Marketing, New ‘Farm vs. Factory’ Website Contrasts Industrial and Sustainable Agriculture

The educational website was launched by U.S. nonprofit Food & Water Watch, which campaigns to outlaw factory farming nationwide. #farming

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Unlike a Globalized Food System, Local Food Won’t Destroy the Environment

Written by on September 9, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
Unlike a Globalized Food System, Local Food Won’t Destroy the Environment

If you’re seeking some good news during these troubled times, look at the ecologically sound ways of producing food that have percolated up from the grassroots in recent years. Small farmers, environmentalists, academic researchers and food and farming activists have given us agroecology, holistic resource management, permaculture, regenerative agriculture and other methods that can alleviate or perhaps even eliminate the global food system’s worst impacts: biodiversity loss, energy depletion, toxic pollution, food insecurity and massive carbon emissions. #environment #farming #sustainablefarming

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How to Grow and Forage Food Without Owning Land

Written by on July 13, 2019 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
How to Grow and Forage Food Without Owning Land

Food production from your own farming can be liberating.

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Austria Poised to Become First EU Nation to Fully Ban Glyphosate

Austria Poised to Become First EU Nation to Fully Ban Glyphosate

“It is our responsibility to ban this poison from our environment.”

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A Healthy Way to Build Communities

Written by on June 25, 2019 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 5 Comments
A Healthy Way to Build Communities

Local gardens bring people together who might never become acquainted.

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‘Largest Undercover Dairy Investigation in History’ Uncovers Shocking Abuse at ‘Disneyland’ of Farms

Written by on June 8, 2019 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
‘Largest Undercover Dairy Investigation in History’ Uncovers Shocking Abuse at ‘Disneyland’ of Farms

Police are investigating after an animal rights group released disturbing video footage showing workers mistreating calves at an Indiana farm

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Regenerative Farming: Restoring Soil Health and Saving Americans From Cancer, Chronic Disease

Written by on June 3, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming & Gardening with 1 Comment
Regenerative Farming: Restoring Soil Health and Saving Americans From Cancer, Chronic Disease

The documentary “Farmer’s Footprint / Regeneration: The Beginning” highlights the failure of chemical-dependent agriculture, and how through regenerative farming, America’s farmers can build healthy soil, restore ecosystems and promote human health

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How to Turn Your Patch of Earth From Barren to Bountiful

Written by on June 1, 2019 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
How to Turn Your Patch of Earth From Barren to Bountiful

New to farming, the Chesters relied on holistic, regenerative practices (and a lot of trial and error) to revive Apricot Lane Farms.

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