Do you want to grow your own food, but live in an apartment? Would you like to become more self sufficient, but don’t have the space for a large garden? In this post I share ways to practice self-sufficiency while living in small spaces.
With an emphasis on more local foods, the agricultural methods of Market Gardening and Truck Farming are experiencing a resurgance in our society. These smaller scale farm models are vital to the importance of our local food systems. Learn what they are and how you can support them.
Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) or Farm Share Programs are popping up all over the country. These are opportunities for you, as a consumer, to have direct access to farm fresh produce straight from a local farm on a weekly basis during the growing season. These programs are helping farmers continue farming and give them a […]
Save money and grow a local food community to help spread the garden harvest in good times and bad with these 5 steps.
Prickly pear muffins are delicious and a great way to use local foods. If you can’t grow prickly pear where you live then you can use a different jam or jelly in the recipe.
Mesquite flour is healthier than “regular” flour and it can be made from mesquite trees that naturally grow in your backyard! Here is how you can mill your own mesquite flour.