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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Going back to my earliest memories, I've always loved a theme, and if you've followed along with me for a while you know that each year I plan a theme for The Farm Chicks Vintage & Handmade Fair and bring...Going back to my earliest memories, I&a
Michael Render (aka Killer Mike, right) speaks with Decton Hylton, head of the Athens Land Trust’s community agriculture program, at the West Broad Market Garden. Photo Credit: Jessica Silverman When I was growing up as a kid, people had ga
Blacks often struggle to raise capital to open and run restaurants, a legacy of discrimination. Promotions to help diners find black-owned restaurants.
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the senior senator from her state and the chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, wants her party to start talking about climate change. During an address to the National Association of Regu
Who doesn’t love a good potato salad?! It’s one of my favorite comfort foods and my Creamy Dairy-free Sweet Potato Salad Recipe is one I personally turn to time and again, so I can avoid all the dairy-laden ones found at most gath
The media spends too much time on Trump's nonsensical climate views and not enough on real climate change news. The media spent a ton of time in 2017 puzzling over whether President Trump thinks climate change is real. That was a ton of time wasted.
A simplified hydroponic frame in Portsmouth. Silvio Caputo/University of Portsmouth, Author provided. The potential to grow food in small spaces, under any environmental conditions, are certainly big advantages in an urban context. But these technolo
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Check Out the Biodynamic Association's Monthly Webinars Starting in February   Rudolph Steiner, Biodynamics, and the Environmental Movement Date: Fe
The Trump presidency has been marked by tumult and confusion, but also a reinvigorated sense of engagement with politics, particularly among American progressives. This new-found manifesting as fierce resistance to the Trump administrations positions
Farm bill conservation programs are now so popular, they've become quite competitive.
The media spends too much time on Trump's nonsensical climate views and not enough on real climate change news. The media spent a ton of time in 2017 puzzling over whether President Trump thinks climate change is real. That was a ton of time wasted.
This is a beautiful ‘TV Star’ 123 sq. ft. tiny house on wheels that was auctioned off for charity is now listed on Tiny House Listings for $24,000 out of Knoxville, Tennessee. Bought this HGTV/DIY/Scripps Network custom designed a
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Seed Farm Crew Member Wanted at the Center for Natural Lands Management in Tenino, WA - For immediate hire (2018)!  BACKGROUND The
Its called the Mostoller Wild Goose bean. Sarah Mostoller found the first seeds in the crop of a wild goose that her son had shot in a mill race in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, in 1865. Sarah planted the rescued beans the following spring and found
Youve probably heard about moringa, its become one of the most popular, trendiest green superfoods in the world recently. So what makes Moringa so special? In this segment, youll learn about Moringas unique nutritional properties, how it can help hea
Arthur James Robinson, known as "Mr. Okra," died this week. New Orleans residents will never forget his distinctive inventory call and his brightly-painted truck, winding through the city.
Travelers spend around three hours journeying from Mumbai to Pune by train today in India. A hyperloop could revolutionize the trip, slashing it down to a mere 25 minutes. And that's exactly what Richard Branson-backed Virgin Hyperloop One aims to do
This is the Wheelie Shack Tiny House for sale out of Cardwell, MT for $30k. It’s a 12ft tiny house on wheels built on a dual axle trailer! Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! 12ft Cedar Wheelie Shack Tiny House For Sale Ou
I held the Poster Release Party for this year's Farm Chicks Fair last weekend at Madeleine's Cafe and Patisserie in downtown Spokane. The treats were so delicious, the setting so darling, and I loved getting to celebrate with everyone who... I held t
Urban agriculture advances Radio Cadena Agramonte Feb 13, 2018 Excerpt: Havana, Feb 13.- Army General Ral Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Party Central Committee and President of the Councils of State and Ministers, was congratulated for his contr
Modular building company Ryterna modul recently announced the winners of their Architectural Challenge 2018 competition. Participants were tasked with designing a cozy, functional, modular 269-square-foot tiny house with a living area, sleeping area,
I came across this curvy pine tree last week while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I'm not sure why this tree grew like it did but I think it looks cool. What I think is cool is that the top section of the pine curved ba
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming USDA New Farmer Mentorship Program: USDA and SCORE Launch Innovative Mentorship Effort to Support New Farmers and Ranchers   USDA is collaborating with&n
Burrows Pocket Park, San Francisco By Alex Hobbs The Portolo Planet Feb 12, 2018 Excerpt: Perhaps one of the greatest testaments to the civic value of a public space is when it is appreciated enough to be memorialized in a couples wedding photos. For
As we prepare to observe Presidents Day, Im thinking about a presidents role in shaping the way we grow food in the United States, and how we eat. Quite a few of our past presidents were farmers or ranchers at some point in their lives, and some had
Elon Musk isn't the only person amused by a Tesla in space scientists at the University of Toronto and Charles University have devoted their attention to figuring out just what might happen to the Roadster officially classified by NASA as a celestial
We keep our backyard birds supplied with sunflower seed and suet throughout the cold winter months. Recently my husband started to toss old bread to the birds but I was concerned that this might not be helping our little friends. As it turns out I wa
You know what’s missing in modern dietsessential nutrition! I find this to be true, even in diets that aim towards a healthier approach. This is the case with everything from snacks, to salads, to entrees, and yes, even desserts. Well get r
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Help us grow a healthy community at The Farm at St. Joe's Farm in Ann Arbor, Michigan - 2018 Internships Available Background The Farm at St. Joe's is a national lead
This is the Swallowtail Tiny House on Wheels by The Tiny House Company out of Queensland, Australia. Two key factors drive the layout of this model – flexibility and affordability. A drop-down loft ladder allows for a relatively open floor
2,100 Square Feet Of Garden, Three Free-Standing Greenhouses Wall Street Journal Gourmet Traveller Excerpt from Wall Street Journal Feb 16, 2018 Nomas new Bjarke Ingels-designed campus will encompass 11 buildings and 2,100 square feet of garden, to b
I think this is a Potter Wasp Nest I found on this rock while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. Wikipedia states that the name "potter wasp" derives from the shape of the mud nests built by species of Eumenes and
Modern bridges are typically built at least a foot higher than the expected 50-year flood, but thats not so for this unusual bridge built on the floodplains in the flood-prone Dutch city of Nijmegen. NEXT Architects and H+N+S Landscape Architects des
This one-day-old baby Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) is one of twins born last year in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. At the time it was believed to be number 781 of the total population of mountain Gorillas. Now a new cens
Rob Dunn grabs your attention right out of the gate in his book Never Out of Season (Little, Brown and Company, 2017, 323 pp). Our monotonous diet, and utter lack of crop diversity is not just stunning, it is frightening. The book's subtitle, How Hav
“Grind the system to a halt.” Lorie Shaull/Wikimedia Commons.' /> THE GOOD NEWS: Students and teachers are considering dramatic ways to stand up against gun violence. The government mandates every child go to school un
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Internships at Heart 2 Heart Farms in Washington - 2018 Heart 2 Heart Farms is a small, forested, 10 acre permaculture farm nestled in the fertile hills of the Willam
Have you ever spent an annoying amount of time trying to cross a busy street? For black people, the wait is usually even longer.Sure, walking means fewer emissions and a healthier you. But have you ever spent an annoying amount of time trying to cros
Christine Templeton holds one of her Buff Orpington chickens, one of two breeds she and her husband, Brian, will rent for 26-week terms to customers who want to try home chicken farming without having to care for the birds through the winter. (DAVID
This is the Big Whimsy Tiny House on Wheels. It’s a 30ft tiny home by Wind River Tiny Homes. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks! 30ft Tiny Home on Wheels: The Big Whimsy by Wind River Tiny Homes Highlights 30ft Two separat
Tanzania is auctioning off nearly four tons of hippopotamus teeth today, raising concerns among conservationists that legally purchased teeth may end up on the black market, where demand for hippo ivory is already threatening their long-term survival
A small restaurant swims against the tide as a gratuity-free house, then finds itself needing to back-pedal.A small restaurant swims against the tide as a gratuity-free house, then finds itself needing to back-pedal.
While the “fastest growing refugee emergency in the world” may seem dire, there’s still plenty you can do to help. THE GOOD NEWS: While the fastest growing refugee emergency in the world may seemdire, theres sti
Province of BC picture on flickr Premier Horgan announced today that the province is going to take over the replacement of the Pattullo Bridge. I must admit that I was somewhat surprised, but on reflection I think Horgan’s announcement of t
Have you ever spent an annoying amount of time trying to cross a busy street? For black people, the wait is usually even longer.Sure, walking means fewer emissions and a healthier you. But have you ever spent an annoying amount of time trying to cros
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Nonprofit Garden Internships Available in North Carolina for the 2018 Season Nonprofit Garden / Mini Farm Seeks 2 Full Season Interns early April October 2018 near As
Soda is struggling, with sales of non-diet soda dropping by over 25 percent during the last 20 years, according to Co.Design. In response, PepsiCo is trying something new: a product they're calling Drinkfinity with reusable, BPA-free bottles. Users m
A map from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) shows the first batch of land parcels offered by the AVA through a fixed-price tender method. One of the challenges in urban farming has always been land cost, especially in Singapore Its very d
This is a 552 sq. ft. one bedroom tiny cottage with a view that’s listed for sale on Estately in Cazadero, California. Perched quietly along a country lane, this 1BR Cottage is set on nearly a half-acre of sun & views! 1 Please enjo
Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees are starting to shape the 2018 Farm Billa comprehensive food and agriculture bill passed about every five years. Most observers associate the farm bill with food policy, but its conservation sect