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Getting a Taste of Hop Farming in Vermont

Vermont has the highest number of breweries per capita in the U., but hop farming is not quite as popular here. A UVM student hopes that will change.

What should a "local" farm (and farmer) look like? Ryan Goodman talks about the meaning of the term and if people really understand why it's important.

Article: What Does a Farmer Look Like? - Having worked and visited numerous farms in the U.S, South America and Puerto Rico - I can say each region has a co-culture 'look' like no other.

As the American food system is reengineered to meet the publics growing interest in food production there is a place for small, medium sized and large farming businesses.  This should not be a political issue - it is a fundamental business structure applied to all areas of industry. It's all good.      Read the attached University of Missouri's take on the issue.

Small Farms: Their Role in Our Farming Future

Take a look at some organic farming down on Stonyfield Farm.

How do artificial hormones and antibiotics figure into milk making? (They don’t on our farms

Stonyfield farms don't give our cows any antibiotics or growth hormones.

DIY Home Decoration: How to Recycle Plastic Bottles - Great Ideas

Water Jug Garden Idea gardening reuse easy crafts easy diy recycle garden ideas garden crafts gardening on a budget repurpose gardens

How can CNR 2015 support farm to school?

How can CNR 2015 support farm to school?

Plus de fraises.

pinner says---Growing strawberries vertically. This idea is great for fence posts in the veggie garden. Use the posts to run the supports for climbing plants like beans peas and cucumbers

Alternative Gardning

❦PORTABLE CAN GREENHOUSE❦ (economic, Ecologic, Fast, Easy)

How to Build a Small Portable Greenhouse - good to start seeds or small vegetables (basil, parsley, salad, cilantro.

Worm tubes: drop in kitchen scraps and compost directly in your beds. -- love this!

Camp Wander: The Wonderful Worm Tower - Square Foot Garden Friendly! This is a really cool idea.

To refrigerate or not to refrigerate? It boils down to bacteria, aesthetics and how much energy you're willing to use.

Why The U.S. Chills Its Eggs And Most Of The World Doesn't

USDA.  Protecting and Providing

Protecting and Providing

I just spent a few days at the Plenitud Eco-Educational Initiatives (permaculture farm)...they are worth investing in.  Please support through donations or service.

I just spent a few days at the Plenitud Eco-Educational Initiatives (permaculture farm).they are worth investing in. Please support through donations or service.

Colombian Coffee Pic by Neil Palmer (CIAT). A former coffee farmer who has switched to production of plantain due to the effects of climate change in Colombia

Pinner wrote "Colombian Coffee Pic by Neil Palmer (CIAT). A former coffee farmer who has switched to production of plantain due to the effects of climate change in Colombia"

Farmworkers march Thursday along the Baja Peninsular Highway near San Quintin, Mexico, in a peaceful but angry show of force after growers refused to meet their demands to boost wages. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)

Thousands of Mexican farmworkers march 15 miles as strike talks continue - Farmworker protest in Baja California

T. Colin Campbell writes about how the effect of a whole-food, plant-based diet on human health is profound, with a significant potential to revolutionize health care.

The Health Care Doctors Forgot: Why Ordinary Food Will Be the New Medicine of the Future

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