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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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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

Posted 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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These Farmers Are Sowing Seeds of Diversity in the U.S. Food System (and Have Been for Quite Some Time)

Posted by on April 13, 2019 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
These Farmers Are Sowing Seeds of Diversity in the U.S. Food System (and Have Been for Quite Some Time)

“For me, part of farming is about reimagining and reenvisioning what it means to be a black person on the land in the South, and learning to be self-reliant,” said Cameron, who came to farming five years ago after a career in marketing.

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7 Tips to Transition to Living Off the Grid Successfully

Posted by on February 28, 2019 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming & Gardening, Preparedness with 0 Comments
7 Tips to Transition to Living Off the Grid Successfully

So you decided to live #offgrid, now what? This transition is not easy, but it is doable and well worth it, for some. There are many factors involved that depend on how much funds you have to invest in the change. For numerous individuals this can be a major setback as setting up for an off-grid living can be quite costly. Here are some tips and tricks to keep costs down and make the transition run smoothly.

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All Civilizations Collapse if They Depend on This

Posted by on December 19, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Farming & Gardening with 0 Comments
All Civilizations Collapse if They Depend on This

A society that builds its foundations on annual agriculture cannot survive, according to Mark Shepard, founder of New Forest Farm, a 106-acre perennial “agricultural savanna”

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