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For Seed Rebels, Saving Life’s Building Blocks Has New Urgency

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5 mentions6 days ago
A few years back, Carol Deppe, a retired geneticist and plant breeder, started selling and giving away seeds as an act of revolt. Deppe, like gardeners and farmers around the ...

Pink Himalayan Salt vs. Normal Table Salt—Which Is Healthier?

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2 mentions6 days ago
(Whether you're starting your first garden or switching to organic, Rodale’s Basic Organic Gardening has all the answers and advice you need—get your copy today!) There are two main types ...

Ticks Are Killing 70% Of New England’s Baby Moose—Here’s Why

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4 mentions6 days ago
I was a little skeptical—how could such a small parasite take out an animal that weighs up to 1500 pounds? It didn’t make sense. Coming from my dad, who has ...

Best-Laid Plans: Kreeky Tree Farm

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3 mentions1 week ago
IN 2013, Christin Gangi and Allan Schanbacher put a significant chunk of their savings toward the purchase of seven acres in northeastern Pennsylvania. Situated amid the foothills of the Blue ...

SPI 2017: Call for papers for new technical symposium

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Is Boston the next urban farming paradise?

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3 mentions7 days ago
For those seeking mild, year-round temperatures and affordable plots of land, Boston, with its long winters and dense population, isn’t the first city that comes to mind. But graduates of ...

'Drawdown' and global warming's hopeful new math

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4 mentions6 days ago
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 3:11amThis week marks the publication of an ambitious new book with the audacious goal of showing how to reverse the warming of the planet through ...

20 Ideas for Earth Day Promotions

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8 mentions7 days ago
Earth Day is just around the corner. And for businesses, the holiday offers some unique promotional opportunities. Whether you sell eco-friendly products in a retail setting or run a service-based ...

Online dating is a total nightmare for farmers

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10 mentions1 week ago
Swiping on dating apps is a breeze if you live in a town or city. But, when you're a young farmer living in a rural community, it's a whole other ...

Regional recipes

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2 mentions1 week ago
Cooking with local, seasonal veggies is one of the most satisfying ways to celebrate the unique tastes of your region. We asked the authors of our regional Vegetable Gardening Guides ...

Where grocery stores are sparse, one family farm nourishes a California town

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6 mentions1 week ago
A lot of people in this Sierra foothills town start sentences with “used to be.” There used to be sawmill jobs. Used to be mining. Used to be a plaque ...

'Forest Gardening in Practice' Launch

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Permaculture magazine Thursday, 13th April 2017 Permaculture author, Tomas Remiarz, is launching his new book 'Forest Gardening in Practice'. This beautiful guide shares 30 years of forest gardening practice, with ...

How to make a sun map of your garden

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2 mentions6 days ago
No matter how green your thumb is, the fate of your garden still hinges on a higher power. That's why, before getting into the weeds with a new flower bed ...

Is Holy Wine Going High End?

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2 mentions7 days ago
From banal to boutique, a look at the evolving altar wine business.This coming Easter Sunday, millions of Catholics around the world will celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. But some ...

10 Tips For Growing Kale

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2 mentions1 week ago
Related: 50 Ideas To Inspire Your First Container Garden Project When To Start Though kale will produce in warm weather, it has a tendency to become woody and bitter. It’s ...

This Little Girl Wanted A Poop-Themed Birthday Party—And 4 More Stories To Make You Smile

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2 mentions1 week ago
We’ve all heard of the cricket trend, with the critters turning up in flour, bars, and cookies, but the insect-as-food concept hasn’t really moved mainstream just yet, right? Think again!

How Do GMOs Impact People and the Environment

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2 mentions6 days ago
You might be wondering, what on earth is a GMO? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Although conversations abound GMOs have increased significantly in the media, in the news and even ...

Surprise! Why common mustard is one of the healthiest cancer-fighting foods you'll ever discover

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3 mentions1 week ago
Dirty dairy industry claims "clean food" promotes disease (NaturalNews) Most of the packaged, processed foods sold at the grocery store are sheer garbage, loaded with HFCS, MSG, aspartame and GMOs.

How To Create A Wildlife Habitat In Your Own Backyard

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3 mentions1 week ago
(On just a quarter-acre of land, you can produce fresh, organic food for a family of four—year-round. Rodale's The Backyard Homestead shows you how; get your copy today!) Different animals ...

Spring Clean Your Lawn and Garden Rural Mom

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2 mentions1 week ago
What do you think of when you hear the term “Spring cleaning?” You more than likely think of de-cluttering and freshening up your home.The same idea applies outdoors!Now is a ...

How to Grow, Harvest and Enjoy Fennel at Home

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3 mentions1 week ago
Loading Please Wait | 12,554 views Please or to continue. By Dr. Mercola Fennel is an herb with a mild but distinctive licorice flavor, popular in foods in Southern Europe ...

Array Technologies Completes 25MW Project in New Mexico

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Solar, Wind and Cogeneration Powers Taylor Farms

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

"The Teenager’s Guide to Permaculture" - eBook #35 - by Willi Paul Studio / Planetshifter.com (2009 – 2017)

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"The Teenager’s Guide to Permaculture" - eBook #35 (2009 – 2017) - by Willi Paul Studio / Planetshifter.com Download The Teenager’s Guide to Permaculture and Discuss it at the Dinner ...

The Coming Agricultural Crisis—And 8 Things You Can Do About It Right Now

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2 mentions1 week ago
The next generation of agriculture—especially young farmers, who are far from retirement—may be the key not just to our food security, but to the future of the planet. It is ...

Exactly What I Ate To Get My Blood Sugar Under Control For Good

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2 mentions1 week ago
For instance, while adding some cream and sugar to a cup of coffee might not be a big deal for some people, Rupp often downed 10 cups of coffee a ...

Permaculture offers ways to see the world while helping make it a better place

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3 mentions1 week ago
BY: TIM O’NEAL Traveling internationally, whatever the reason, can be a very fulfilling experience. Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow mindedness.” It helps us ...

Rain-soaked garden

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2 mentions1 week ago
Most of Oklahoma got rain night before last. The rain-soaked garden woke up yesterday morning to singing birds, crawling caterpillars and me stalking it with my camera. There is nothing ...

Fighting Eviction, a Gardener Turns to Organic Industry Giants for Help

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
After he caught some of his neighbors taking the produce, Mr. Finley helped start L.A. Green Grounds, a nonprofit that plants gardens in vacant lots, open spaces and even abandoned ...

CalLab PV Modules Increases Measurement Precision 1.3%

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2 mentions1 week ago
Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

April 15th update: planting stage, propagation heat, dig/no dig comparisons, psb, spring harvests and energy

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2 mentions1 week ago
(plus see Homeacres no dig on BBC Gardeners World, Friday 21st April, 6 minute film) A burst of warmth, now spring reminds us that it is indeed spring and not ...

Waste Farmers Wants To Be The Tesla Of Sustainable Agriculture

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3 mentions1 week ago
April 13th, 2017 by Stephen Hanley John-Paul Maxfield has a dream. He wants to be the Tesla of sustainable agriculture, the Elon Musk of farming. In an interview with Forbes,

LOCAL BUSINESS: Goshen couple producing organic worm casting fertilizer

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GOSHEN A small business operated by a Goshen couple is helping gardeners grow healthier plants. Annette and Bob Webb purchased the assets of My Garden’s Best Friend about two years ...

How Monsanto Buys Science and Promotes Cancer

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Loading Please Wait | 10,416 views Please or to continue. By Dr. Mercola Monsanto has managed to saturate the global environment with toxic chemicals and genetically modified seed. Glyphosate is ...

Organic society to present program on raised bed gardening

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2 mentions1 week ago
The Denton Organic Society meets at 7 p.m.on Wednesday, April 19th at the Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Ave.The Wednesday program will focus on raised bed and container gardening.

"Gangsta Gardener" Ron Finley fights to save urban farm from eviction

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10 mentions6 days ago
LOS ANGELES -- A self-proclaimed “Gangsta Gardener” of south Los Angeles is fighting to save his own urban-farm from eviction. Ron Finley doesn’t sugar coat his inner city upbringing, even ...

A Deeper But Flawed Look at Herbicide UseHygeia Analytics

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3 mentions1 week ago
Andrew Kniss is a professor at the University Wyoming whose research is substantially funded by the pesticide and biotech industry. My research over the last ~15 years has been substantially ...

Exploring the Best Food and Wine Experiences in Germany's Rheingau Region

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
All within reach by an hour’s train ride west of Frankfurt along the Rhine River, Germany's Rheingau is a patchwork of historic villages, vibrant cities, and the country's most distinctive ...

The Controversial Third Ethic of Permaculture

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4 mentions1 week ago
Permaculture’s core is rooted in the philosophy’s adherence to three equal ethics. The first two, Earth Care and People Care, have been widely accepted by the community for what they ...

Experimental City: How Rotterdam Became A World Leader In Sustainable Urban Design

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7 mentions1 week ago
When Helly Scholten makes dinner, if she needs a tomato or squash or an onion, she heads upstairs–the top floor of her house is a 440-square-foot indoor vegetable garden. She ...

The Yarn Rebellion in Ardèche

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2 mentions1 week ago
In 1975, five penniless friends began restoring an old spinning mill in an attempt to revive the local wool industry. Today, the coop Ardelaine and its partners employ about 50 ...

Imec and Solliance Perovskite PV Modules Achieve 12.4%

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Solar Frontier Americas Completes Sale of 40MW Solar Power Project to Dominion

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

California Solar Power Drops Electricity Prices Below $0

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

The Concrete Farmer

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3 mentions1 week ago
Most people don’t move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn’t planning to when she left Jamaica for Manhattan in 1989. She got her undergraduate degree ...

University of Illinois Extension serving Adams, Brown, Hancock, Pike and Schuyler Counties

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2 mentions1 week ago
"Dad, come look at all the bees!" exclaimed my two young boys last weekend. We were in Quincy visiting my mother-in-law. The kids were playing outside, and they had made ...

Intersolar Europe 2017: Large-scale PV plants, opportunities & challenges

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

Monsanto Sued for Misleading Labeling of Popular Herbicide Roundup

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14 mentions1 week ago
(Beyond Pesticides, April 10, 2017) Two nonprofit organizations on Friday filed a lawsuit against Monsanto for misleading the public by labeling its popular weedkiller Roundup as “target[ing] an enzyme found ...

‘Star Wars’-style desert moisture farming: New tech brings it a step closer

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3 mentions1 week ago
—Luke Skywalker wasn’t just a farmer. In the original 1977 “Star Wars” film, the lead character was desperate to leave his home planet of Tatooine, where his family farmed moisture ...

The Resiliency Institute

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2 mentions1 week ago
The Resiliency Institute’s mission is to transform the suburbs into resilient permaculture communities. As such, they use permaculture education, growing food security projects, and community engagement to build resilient communities.
 

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