As I walked through the verdant fields filled with a dazzling array of sorghum, hairy vetch, daikon radish, collards, cowpeas, clover, millet, kale, and other crops, I was struck by how different this field looked relative to so many other farms I&am
For years, my wife and I have been considering offering a winter CSA, but have been hesitant. This hesitation stemmed mostly from not having any real experience growing over winter (beyond the kale and collards that persist until January in our field
Want to save seeds from your bean plants? Pick lots of beans, early. It tricks the plant into producing more beans.Want to save seeds from your bean plants? Pick lots of beans, early. It tricks the plant into producing more beans.
At U.N. climate talks, experts discussed simple ways that the sector could steer itself to a low-carbon future. Just north of the U.N. climate talks in Bonn, Germany, a group of shipping industry leaders gathered — well, where else?
VOID Architecture has designed a striking, pyramid-shaped home in Finland that immerses the owners in nature while preserving contemporary comforts. Built to embrace the outdoors, the Pyramid House features timber-frame construction and abundant glaz
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Northeast SARE is Now Accepting Farmer Grant Applications through December 5th, 2017 The Northeast Sustainable Research and Education Program (SARE) is currently acce
Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) stands out in the drab halls of his Capitol Hill office building. When we meet, hes wearing a neon green bicycle lapel pin, a nod to his longtime enthusiasm for biking and his membership in the Congressional Bike Ca
The Welsh zoo that owned Lillith the lynx says it is devastated and outraged at the killing of the escaped cat, which had been on the run for almost a fortnight. The Eurasian lynx was destroyed after straying near Aberystwyth town centre following it
November started out marvelously with highs in the 50s(F) and one day even hit 66(19C). The second week the switch flipped and the real November showed up with a vengeance. Most nights have been in the teens, but we also got two nights that dipped in
He’s using his winnings to revive Fort Lauderdale’s Sistrunk Boulevard. Miguel Pilgram is a lucky man. In his late 20s, he broke up a robbery outside a blues club and was shot. He lived. Decades laterin 2010, he purchased
In the most recent days of Governor Brown's European tour, things have gone a bit off the rails.The California governor is currently touring Europe to talk about his pet cause: climate action. He’s representing multiple coalitions of state
As senators raise concerns about unstable Donald Trumps decision-making, former commander says military is not obligated to follow illegal orders.’ Source: The GuardianAs senators raise concerns about unstable Donald Trumps decision-making,
Perhaps the dry desert landscape of Oman may not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of lush forests, but the Arabian nation is getting a massive infusion of greenery with the world's largest botanical garden. Showcasing the country's
But it might be awhile before there’s an Apple store there. It comes as no surprise that the news of Bill Gates newest project, a smart city located 45 minutes outside of Phoenix, is making headlines. Encompassing 25,000 acres and
With a top speed of 25 mph, and a range of up to 50 miles, this drop-in e-bike conversion kit aims to make it easy to add an electric boost to any bike. With a top speed of 25 mph, and a range of up to 50 miles, this drop-in e-bike conversion kit aim
California is proving that a switch to clean energy isn't all that difficult.While Trump tries to push the United States back toward fossil fuels, California, the seventh largest economy in the world, is embracing clean energy withbetter economic res
This is a tiny cottage on a 1/3 acre lot in Union, Washington with beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and the Hood Canal. Offered for $74,000 on Zillow. What do you think? Highlights $74,000 Union, WA .31 acres Tiny Cabin Learn more at Zillow w
I was on a cruise last month. I was using my camera quite a lot – over a thousand pictures in 19 days. And ashore I usually had my phone with me as well – searching for free wifi, cruise ship internet connections being both expens
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming Do you support beginning and aspiring farmers and ranchers? Your voice is needed! This week, a bill supporting beginning and aspiring farmers and ranchers &a
Virtual reality may be an effective alternative to conventional therapy when it comes to restoring arm and hand motion after a stroke.The cruelest thing about a stroke is that its effects can linger well after you leave the hospital. It can affect a
23 million Americans have subprime car loans and 6.3 million are behind on their payments. That's Freedom! 23 million Americans have subprime car loans and 6.3 million are behind on their payments. That's Freedom!
Thats how long, in centimeters, an adult Lion (Panthera leo) canine tooth can become. How long is yours? Just about one and a half centimeters in comparison. Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Whitefish strikes again.On Wednesday morning, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossell tweeted that power was back to 50 percent of utility customers. Shortly thereafter, a massive power outage swept San Juan. The Cambalache Manatee 230KV line had failed
This is a 272 sq. ft. tiny house named the Pioneer. It is built by Tiny House Building Company out of Virginia. According to Tiny Living, it’s available as a vacation rental here. The outside of the house really doesn’t do justice
The Global Seed Vault in Svalbald, Norway is arguably one of the most important facilities in the world, holding nearly a million samples of the world’s food seeds. Come see how this facility supports the world-wide movement to protect seed
A serial leak of the agencys cyberweapons has damaged morale, slowed intelligence operations and resulted in hacking attacks on businesses and civilians worldwide. Source: The New York TimesA serial leak of the agencys cyberweapons has damaged morale
We are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. Candy McManiman wins First Prize for her brilliant capture “Candy McManiman”. Bob Shepardson is awarded Second Prize for his outstanding image “Bl