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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming The Farmers Edge Online Business Course and Consulting Collective Now Enrolling This 4 month, online course is designed to give farmers the skills and tools
Normally when an animal is scared, it either remains very still and slows its heart rate and metabolism in hope that danger will passlike a possum playing dead, in an extreme caseor the body revs up to power a fight or flight response. But when narwh
“This will only encourage inmates to continue to attack Correction Officers at a time when we need more protection.”Colin Kaepernick visited Rikers Island on Dec. 12, a surprise visit organized by 100 Suits for 100 Men, a nonprofi
HuffPosts reporter headed up the SoCal coast, encountering a trail of haze, smoke and burned-out devastation along the way. Photo by Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Source: The Huffington PostHuffPosts reporter headed up the SoCal coast
A new exhibition, Take Root, opens this weekend By Caleb Pershan Eater San Francisco Dec 14, 2017 Excerpt: The East Bay has long been fertile ground for farmers and gardeners, with chefs like Jeremiah Tower and Paul Bertolli of Chez Panisse and then
Tarde productiva hoy no por la cantidad de especies registradas sin por la calidad de los registros obtenidos con Luis Lugo en los pastizales aledaos al Arroyo Garup sobre la Ruta Provincial 204. Salvo con el Piju frente gris que es el mas frecuente
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Farm Educator Job at Calypso Farm & Ecology Center - Fairbanks, Alaska Position Length: April 3September 29, 2018 Hours: Approximately 40 ho
5 billion people have smartphones but no health care. But what if you could snap a photo and get a diagnosis? Here are some alarming statistics: Cervical cancer every year kills nearly 300,000 people, 85% of whom live in developing countries. Despite
The forthcoming Tri-Gen facility is being called "the world's first megawatt-scale 100% renewable power and hydrogen generation station." The forthcoming Tri-Gen facility is being called "the world's first megawatt-scale 100% renewable power and hydr
Jones will be Alabamas first Democratic senator in 25 years. Photograph: Brian Schoenhals/Getty Images Source: The Huffington PostJones will be Alabamas first Democratic senator in 25 years. Photograph: Brian Schoenhals/Getty Images Source: The Huffi
Sebastien Cloarec and Guillaume Gilbert met each other in Engineering School in 2009. By the time 2017 rolled around, they created a company together calledlAtelier Des Branchs to build tiny houses. Video: Atelier Des Branches Tiny House Interview wi
Theyre busy planning outreach classes for the spring, possibly taught by volunteer Master Gardeners or County Extension workers. By Chris McDowell Corvallis AdvocateFeature December 6, 2017 Excerpt: In July, the couple opened Urban Ag Supply in a sma
Legal hurdles stand in the way of the Trump administration's controversial effort to repeal President Obamas Clean Power Plan. Sheldon Whitehouse is a United States senator from Rhode Island.In the recent Frontline documentary, War on the EPA, the CE
We are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. Antonis Tsaknakis wins First Prize for his brilliant capture “Puffin with Lunch”. Paamul Jack is awarded Second Prize for his outstanding image “G
Harvest Public Media's Kristofor Husted finds that policing fraud in the organic food industry isn't an easy task.
”My goal is to provide them with as many opportunities as I can and to help set them up to be successful adults.”  Nearly all of the students at Cardington-Lincoln High School in Cardington, Ohio, come from low-income hou
I just returned from a Viking Christmas Market River Cruise on the Danube River traveling through Hungary, Austria, and Germany. I thought I'd share my recommendations on what to pack for visiting the markets in winter while on a river...I just retur
The record is clear: The Pebble Mine is fundamentally flawed its the wrong mine in the wrong place. Environmental Protection Agency via Reuters via EPA Leaders From Past GOP Administrations Slam Proposed Pebble Mine In Alaska | HuffPost.The
This is the story of a father and son duo who designed and built quite an amazing transforming CNC minimalist tiny cabin. It features two lofts and transforming, multifunctional custom designed and built furniture inside. Daniel Yudchitz and his fath
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming The School of Adaptive Agriculture is hiring for the Job of  Agriculture Program Coordinator Agriculture Program Coordinator (Part-time job) - 2018
That's weird, because the state is technically in the middle of its rainy season right now.That’s weird, because the state is technically in the middle of its rainy season right now. The last few weeks have seen devastating fires in Souther
Now that vanilla is the second most expensive spice in the world, farmers need rely on armed guards to protect crops. Now that vanilla is the second most expensive spice in the world, farmers need rely on armed guards to protect crops.
Police in Germany say a hunter has died after being attacked by a wild boar he was trying to shoot. The 50-year-old man was on a boar hunt with a dozen others near the north-eastern town of Greifswald on Sunday when he was attacked by the male boar.
Do you love to play with fire? This fancy coffee drink involves lighting rum on fire, and caramelizing sugar in your glass.
I seem to be passionate about turning people on to gardening and teaching them to succeed at it whether it’s through writing, individualized coaching, or local activism. To that end, this past year I’ve had a new and exciting focu
Some of your favorite diet sodas are helping researchers track pollutants.  When you drink sugar-free sodas or pour the lukewarm remnants of one down the drain, you probably dont dwell on the journey those liquids then take to your local was
Revugia is new wilderness retreat designed for Germany's Black Forest and Harz Mountains. It consists of a series of beautiful cabins and treehouses designed to have minimal impact upon the environment. Designed by architect Matthias Arndt, founder o
Southern California may get the Santa Ana winds every year, but according torecorded history theyve never been like this. Photograph: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times Source: The LA TimesSouthern California may get the Santa Ana winds every year, but a
This is the story of Grant, a young man who started designing and building his own tiny tree house at the age of 11. By the time he finished it, Grant was 13 years old. Enjoy! “It was inspired by the work of Deek Diedricksen and Wranglestar
Drawing: Landscape with vegetable gardening (Spring). Anonymous Southern Netherlands (historic region) 16th century. Click image to see larger file. Exploring the Benefits of Soil-less Urban Agriculture University of Portsmouth | Portsmouth
Jarrett Walker, author of Human Transit, blames what he calls "Elite Projection." Jarrett Walker, author of Human Transit, blames what he calls "Elite Projection."
The EPA signed a $120,000 contract with Definers Corp., a hawkish opposition research firm.Because thats not weird or hostile at all. As Mother Jones reported Friday, the EPA signed a $120,000 contract (using taxpayer money) with the opposition resea
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Vegetable Grower Job at Riverstone Farm in Virginia - 2018 We are seeking an experienced, energetic, motivated and detail oriented gardener to work on our production-
Aprovechando que tena estas fotografas obtenidas recientemente y que pasaron mas de tres aos sin que yo publique fotos mas del Carpintero real comarto hoy estas imgenes que pude obtener durante la maana del 17 de Noviembre pasado en la Reserva del Ar
This lemon pistachio biscotti is as delicious as it is beautiful. Its dipped in white chocolate to add an extra layer of sweetness.
If Americans and people in most other developed countries ate according to their nationally recommended dietary guidelines, they would consume less red meat and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are fueling climate change, new research shows. But
A simple solution that’ll save space and resources.  Solar panels may be old news when it comes to scientific innovations, but Japanese farmers are repurposing them in a novel way. In an attempt to revive aging farming communities
Natural gas peaker plants step in when electricity demand is high, but their days could be numbered. Solar energy and battery storage prices have plummeted enough to make them competitive with some of those plants - and they could soon take over 10 g
Two tools I got this year really saved my bacon. They just made the job at hand so much easier, and a couple of projects I thought were going to take weeks only took a few days. Oh, yeah, and I managed to get an amaryllis to rebloom for Christmas.It&
This is the Tiny Modern Farmhaus that’s still for sale in Dallas, Texas. It’s ready to live in and built on a 20ft custom trailer with dual 6,000 pound axles. When you go inside, you’ve got closet space to the right alon
More than half are behind bars in Turkey, China and Egypt, says a new Committee to Protect Journalists report. John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images Source: The GuardianMore than half are behind bars in Turkey, China and Egypt, says a new Committee to Pro
Picture this: In 2016 the world generated enough e-waste to fill a line of 18-wheelers from New York to Bangkok and back. Picture this: In 2016 the world generated enough e-waste to fill a line of 18-wheelers from New York to Bangkok and back.
About 35 percent experienced harassment or intimidation at work in the past year, according to a new survey.In a survey released Thursday, about 35 percent of Interior Department workers reported experiencing harassment or intimidation at work in the
Margaret Evans, a lifestyle educator and a family nurse practitioner, pets a goat at the Press Street Gardens. She was one of approximately 50 people touring four urban farms in New Orleans to learn more about the roles of community gardens. Photo by
Within just a few days last month, both Italy and Ireland banned the use of performing animals in circuses on a national level, joining 11 other members of the European Union that have already done so. France, unfortunately, is not one of those count
Its not 12/21 yet, but winter has officially begun in Western New York; I had gotten my final bulbs in just a few days before the season’s first major snowfall hit on 12/10 (making for a really bizarre football game that day). For the most
“The atmosphere at HBCUs offer a space for students to grow and learn without necessarily having to factor that into their college experiences. It’s a safe space in a time where safety concerns and racial tension cannot be denied.
Fish food made with spent grains from breweries and distilleries may be part of the answer to the fish meal problem in aquaculture.
This is the Adirondack tiny house on wheels by Cubist Engineering. It’s a simple 12.5ft space on wheels with a beautiful interior that you can use in any way you’d like! Inside, you’ll find a wood burning stove and a &am
I first heard about Viking River Cruises from my friend, Elaine, who highly recommended Viking, has traveled the world extensively, and been on countless ocean and river cruises. I've never been interested in an ocean cruise but a river cruise... I f