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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Farmworkers are working 8 to 10 hours days, often without gear to protect them from the smoke.Theout-of-control fires have already burned up an area the size of New York City and Boston combined. Meanwhile, farmworkers are still working 8 to 10 hour
As if the landscape of fire and ice wasnt wonderful enough, the stories of its magical creatures make it all the more wondrous. As if the landscape of fire and ice wasnt wonderful enough, the stories of its magical creatures make it all the more wond
A little more than a week ago, Trump retweeted anti-Muslim videos, called a political opponent Pocahontas at a ceremony honoring Native Americans, and reveled in Matt Lauers sexual misconduct allegations (even though Trump has his own allegations to
Congress is preparing to reauthorize the Higher Education Act in 2018 and it could mean big changes to the federal student aid program.For the first time in nearly a decade, the United States Congress is about to take up legislation to upgrade the Hi
As my safari vehicle drove into Tadoba National Park for one last time on this trip, I couldnt help but replay in my mind, all the fantastic sightings that Matt and I had been blessed with, over the days that we had been here. Matts first Tiger sight
The agency has been more lenient toward polluters and less strict about penalties.The Environmental Protection Agency is supposed to defend human health and the environment, but aNew York Times analysis published Monday suggests that it hasn&#821
This pollinator garden in a trashcan project is from the new book, Container Gardening Complete: creative projects for growing vegetables and flowers in small spaces by Jessica Walliser. Come see how to grow this wonderful little garden to attract bu
This compact, cedar-shingled structure hides a restful interior that can be made into an office or guestroom. This compact, cedar-shingled structure hides a restful interior that can be made into an office or guestroom.
Duck Tape Prom Outfit College Scholarship Contest When I was writing my new book The Complete Guide to Paying for College, I didn’t want to include a college scholarship contest or contests because not everyone wins such things. Instead, I
The weather has been very strange. We had a few seasonally cool days and even had a bit of frost a few nights but other than that it has been unusually warm. Yesterday it got up to 80F. It's hard to believe it's December other than the short days. So
The blockchain is going to school.Earning a college diploma doesnt just mean a student has become an expert in a specific field. It also means theyve learned good study habits, developed self-discipline, and figured out how to navigate a complicated
The Growing Power cafe and market, at 2719 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, is permanently closed after the nonprofit ran into financial difficulties. (Photo by Elliot Hughes) Growing Powers website has been stripped of all content and workers could
The wildfires raging throughout Southern California are now so fierce and widespread they cover a land area larger than Boston and New York City combined. The Thomas Fire, the largest of the six blazes, covers 230,000 acres, making it the fifth large
Called 'First Light,' this now-famous event at Ontario's first European-built settlement is a special experience for the whole family. Called 'First Light,' this now-famous event at Ontario's first European-built settlement is a special experience fo
Indian-style, Southern-fried chicken? It's marinated with Indian spices and the gravy is made with cashew nuts and almonds and coconut.
We had another early morning start in Regensburg. We thought we were bundled up enough, but oh my goodness it was definitely the coldest day of our trip. Our goal was to just keep moving as much as possible to... We had another early morning start in
The youth program will provide clinics, equipment, apparel, and indoor facilities during the winter. Toronto Football Club scored two recent victories: The team defeated the Seattle Sounders on Dec. 9 to win their first MLS Championship and they mana
Rebekah Manley-Campbell (left) and Samantha Claire have worked to create the most inclusive community garden in New Zealand. Photo Christel Yardley/Stuff. The garden is named for the original Bright Smile mine which had been located there in the late
Photograph: Jes Burns/OPB/EarthFix via Recycling Chaos In U.S. As China Bans ‘Foreign Waste’ : NPR.Photograph: Jes Burns/OPB/EarthFix via Recycling Chaos In U.S. As China Bans ‘Foreign Waste’ : NPR.
Do you wonder about getting the flu shot, especially when it is talked about by co-workers and family members?! Tony and I take a deep dive together into this whole debate, looking at the science, the potential consequences, and ultimately whether it
An investor network managing $4 trillion in assets has warned investors that they should prepare for the inevitable -- a climate-driven "sin" tax on meat. An investor network managing $4 trillion in assets has warned investors that they should prepar
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming The FruitGuys Community Fund Releases Application for 2018 Grant Cycle Small Farm Grants The FruitGuys Fiscally Sponsored Project of Community Initiatives to
With their sights now firmly trained on 2018, Democratic strategists and liberal pundits have an opportunity to re-think populism and re-define it to better include farmers and rural communities. Many Democrats still cant figure out how to approach w
When was the last time you jumped up and down with glee? As popular as Cam Newton is with NFL fans at large, his flamboyant style and outreach efforts have earned him the adoration of more young fans than perhaps any other player in the leag
Tangerines are picked by Pat Alger, of Brentwood, left, Vicki Grant, of Pleasanton, center, and Anirban Chowdhury, of Antioch, at a tree where the owner donated all the fruit in in Oakley, Calif. Fruit is picked up by White Pony Express and distribut
On November 13, a law went into effect in Wisconsin permitting hunters of any age to carry a weapon while participating in a mentored hunt. Yes, you read that right: any age. Subsequently, 10 licenses have been sold to children under the age of 1, th
Photograph: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times Source: The LA TimesPhotograph: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times Source: The LA Times
Cutie caught in the act of laying in supplies. Cutie caught in the act of laying in supplies.
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming SIMPLE GIFTS FARM APPRENTICE POSITION for 2018 - AMHERST, MASSACHUSETTS Simple Gifts Farm is a small, diverse market farm located in Western Massachusetts. We run a 2
Let’s face it, it’s cooler outside and the thought of drinking down a smoothie might send shivers down your spine. So how can we warm up our insides while still gaining the nutrients we need to help our bodies function? I hear you
Breaking news: The act of support worked. In the world of college football, a players career has a short shelf life. However, in the few years that they spend in a program, they bond closely not just with each other, but with their coaches a
Whilst birding Jubail recently I have come across a number of winter visitors to the region. Common Kestrel is an uncommon passage migrant but numbers build up in the winter months when they can be seen in various locations. Isabelline Wheatear numbe
Taguig Integrated Urban Farm. And watch evening, opening celebrations here. The citys agriculture office chief assured their urban gardening program favors organic farming where pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics, an
Time to make more DIY handmade 'pushie' mascots! As volunteers prep up for International Year of the Reef 2018 activities! Being nature people, we are a little picky about making these animals somewhat anatomically correct. Here's more tips on how to
Some of Trumps tweets generatemorenational coverage than devastating disasters. As the weather gets worse, we need journalism to get better Photograph: Enterprise/Rex/Shutterstock Source: The GuardianSome of Trumps tweets generatemorenational coverag
Hello and wintry greetings from Maryland on this beautiful Saturday. It began snowing this morning and I should have gone out before it did because I really need some groceries. Unfortunately, I slept too late. I like sleeping in a little bit on week
Nearly 100 other towns are working toward the same status. Nearly 100 other towns are working toward the same status.
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Olympic Peninsula, Washington, Full-time Field Production Crew Midori Farm Midori Farm is a 29 acre organic farm located in the village of Quilcene in East Jefferson
This is the 28ft Pacific Getaway Tiny House on Wheels by Handcrafted Movement in Battle Ground, Washington. When you step inside, the area to your left transforms between a bedroom and dining room but it can also be used as a hobby room (like for yog
It has not been my intent to deprive you of new content on this blog, but personal realities have dictated that I put my energies elsewhere, or have actively blocked my creative mindset. My internal motivations have been dealt devastating blows by ex
Too often, when poachers slaughter endangered and rare animals, they get away with their crimes. Thats why were calling on South African officials to prosecute a trio of poachers they have in custody as harshly as possible with this Care2 petition. O
In short, we identified urban agriculture as one channel through which dietary diversity can be increased and, ultimately, improved child health can be achieved in the cities of developing countries. By Natascha Wagner & Luca Tasciotti Canad
The House Natural Resources Committee accused Patagonia of "hijacking the public lands debate" in an attempt to sell more products.It’s not Patagonia’s. The public lands dispute heated up on Monday when outdoor clothing brand Pata
All four professional league unions have voiced their support.On November 17, staffers at Vox Media announced plans to unionize. Should the effort prove successful, Voxs entire roster of sites, including Curbed, Eater, Polygon, Racked, Recode, SB Nat
Meanwhile, humans consume a mere 400 million tons in meat and fish. Meanwhile, humans consume a mere 400 million tons in meat and fish.
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Greenhouse and Garden Grower Internship in Colorado - Spring 2018 (March 1 June 1)              &nb
This is the MADI model by Renato Vidal. It’s a design for a folding prefab A-frame cabin. You can watch the video below to see how it works. You can even add multiple units together to create your own customized A-frame home! Pretty cool, r
Have you every wondered what your favorite spot in the woods might taste like in a beer? Wild Pitch Yeast might make that possible.Have you every wondered what your favorite spot in the woods might taste like in a beer? Wild Pitch Yeast might make th
Fires continue to ravage Southern California. While the Thomas Fire rages in Ventura County, one man was captured on video rescuing a wild rabbit hopping near Highway 1 in La Conchita. As the animal jumped near the flames, the man followed until he w
The House Natural Resources Committee accused Patagonia of "hijacking the public lands debate" in an attempt to sell more products.It’s not Patagonia’s. The public lands dispute heated up on Monday when outdoor clothing brand Pata