Posted in Farming on Jun 11, 2016
There’s numerous benefits to organic farming. Natural farming includes cultivation of crops and rearing of livestock in a more traditional way. People who practice pesticide-free farming avoid the use of petrochemicals in their mulch and insecticides. But there’s more to it than that ...
Posted in Farming on Jun 09, 2016
Farmers markets are really an exciting place to be. There's so much variety among the products that are sold to and it feels good to be able to support local farmers who work so hard and are typically under-appreciated. Let's look at some of the many benefits to shopping at your local farmers market.
Posted in Gardening on Jun 06, 2016
You may not have heard, but community gardens are becoming more and more mainstream. It's relatively easy to understand why so many people have found value in this particular type of gardening technique. It gives everyone in the community or even a specific neighborhood an opportunity to contribute something to the greater good while simultaneously enjoying a portion of the garden for themselves.
Posted in Gardening on May 15, 2016
Gardening for beginners can be a challenge, but it can also be a lot of fun. Even if you've traditionally been someone who couldn't keep a cactus alive, it's possible to learn how to grow a great garden that you can eat from practically all year long. It simply requires learning the right techniques and then having the patience to keep trying until you finally figure it all out.
Posted in Gardening on May 14, 2016
Urban gardening is something few consider to be an important and worthwhile endeavor. Two thoughts come to my mind on this – perhaps they should reconsider, so they could enjoy the benefits, and then again, maybe it's better that way ... as an unguarded secret that can really benefit anyone who tries their hand at it. That's one of the good things about gardening – it's for everyone, from the completely inexperienced to the expert gardener, and urban gardening is perfect for those who live in the suburbs, too, not strictly for urban areas.
Posted in Gardening on May 13, 2016
Are you new to organic gardening? With a shift towards understanding how organically grown fruits and vegetable can benefit not just our bodies but our environment too, gardening organically has become a wonderful way to get the fresh produce that your body needs to thrive.
Posted in Gardening on May 11, 2016
Community gardens are typically non-profit groups set up specifically for the purpose of growing food to help members of the community. They often supply food to organizations that supply meals to homeless people or others who are in need. Some of them are set up through churches and other religious organizations and run by volunteers. Others are groups of individuals who see a need in their community and have gotten together and volunteer their time to help feed others.
Posted in Farming on May 10, 2016
Urban farming is one of the fastest growing trends for people living in cities. It’s a nice way of combining the hustle and bustle of city life with the down-to-earth nature of growing and tending your own food.