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Feeling Overwhelmed By Your CSA Share? Help Is Here!

We've been part of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) for many years now. Although I love both the wonderful food we get and the fact that we're helping to support a local farm, I also know how i…

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8 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Honey Bees

When one stands before a hive of bees, one should say quite solemnly to oneself, ‘By way of the hive the whole cosmos enters man and makes him strong and able’ - Rudolf Steiner And if Mr. Stei…

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6 Advantages to Buying Your Food at the Farmers’ Market

With all the dirt being dug up about some of my favorite health food companies supporting No on Prop. 37, I was starting to feel betrayed. "No, Santa Cruz Organic! Not you too," I thought, when I firs…

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Agroecology Vs. Industrial Farming (Infographic)

We all know that sustainable farming tends to be better for the environment than industrial agriculture, but just how pronounced is the difference between the two farming methods? Can they make a radi…

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5 Reasons To Shop At a Farmers’ Market

You might not know it, but this week (August 5 through August 11) is National Farmers Market Week, officially designated by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack to enco…

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Eco-Lessons from Wine

By Jensen Montambault, The Nature Conservancy Can you save the environment while relaxing with friends over a cup of vino? Science's answer to this question is a resounding, "maybe." It all depends…

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Why the Gates Foundation Invested in Maggots

The idea of dining on roast chicken reared on blood-fed maggots may not sound too appetizing, but in South Africa one scientist and businessman believes that maggots represent the future for animal fe…

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Urban Aquaculture in Chicago

A group of young pioneers has taken up residence in an old meat-packing plant in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood. They're part of a small band of urban "aquaponics" farmers, growing fish and …

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Inexpensive and Sustainable Food from Hydroponics

A low-cost, easy to use hydroponics system developed in the Philippines is giving small communities with little land an inexpensive way to produce their own vegetables. The system is designed to maxim…

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Returning Farmland to Nature in Minnesota

Dale Aden is a third-generation farmer in the Midwestern US state of Minnesota. For years, he watched the Okabena Creek flood and destroy his crops and farmland. After the losses took their toll, Aden…

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