Green. Ecologically-friendly. Sustainability. The words annoy me, but we all mean the same thing. Don’t we? Is sustainability enough, or is there something more to leaving the world better than we found it?
With 4 out of 12 hives Queenless come July, I decided it was time to act, and ordered new Queens to introduce in the colony.
There are types of farming that don’t involve plowing fields — in fact, you can even grow crops in a forest! Learn about forest farming and how to inoculate a mushroom log (one type of forest farmed crop) in this post.
Having never grown garlic before, we were understandably enthusiastic to dig up our first-ever crop last week.
Farmers have a lot against them. The list is getting longer, especially if they are selling locally, farming sustainably, and are choosing to use non-GMO, heirloom seeds and livestock. Who are the enemies of the local farmer? And how can we stand with our local farmer to ensure healthy food for the next generation? **Oh, […]
Taking a moment to study the existing environment before you start a new project can help with your sustainability efforts. Here are our thoughts on the important items to consider!