For most of us, grocery shopping renders several emotions ranging from joy of finding great BOGO deals, to standing in long checkout lines behind shoppers whose carts are filled as if to feed nine elephants while passionately evangelizing to the cashier—when you simply came to pick up an onion. Fortunately, farmers markets exist. Stiles Farmer’s […]

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5 ESSENTIAL BOOKS FOR ENTREPRENEURS | GO GIRL FINANCE — Our Green Nation

The road less traveled might be more interesting, but it certainly comes with a whole lot of uncertainty. It helps to get advice from the experts. We love these five books by women who have had incredible success in their fields. Which one fits your situation the best? Grab it and get reading! If you […]

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False promises about GMOs and pesticides: glyphosate found in commercial food — I Choose Organic

In my last post I wrote about the difference between traditional plant breeding and modern genetic engineering and the invalidity of the argument presented by GMO supporters that people have been modifying crops for ages so it must be safe. In this post I want to write about the use of pesticides, in particular glyphosate, […]

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No Farms No Food. Small farms that is!!

— — — — — — — — — — FarmAid Working to keep family farmers on their land, Farm Aid brings together family farmers and citizens to guarantee family farm food is available to you. Farm Aid’s mission is to build a vibrant family-farm centered system of agriculture in America. http://www.farmaid.org/site/c.qlI5IhNVJsE/b.2723849/k.F173/Good_Food.htm Find Family Farmed […]

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How One Artist Makes Saving Bees a ‘Big’ Deal — Keep the Bees

When it comes to the current bee crisis, artist Matthew Willey sees the writing on the wall – and has chosen to paint over it. “I want to put bees in the front of everyone’s mind” the North Carolina-based artist says. He has committed to personally paint 50,000 honeybees – the number necessary for a healthy hive – […]

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Ten fruits and vegetables every homesteader should grow — A Young Agrarians Journal

What a crazy couple weeks it has been here on this farm! In the late spring whirlwind of seeding, planting and harvesting, its been hard to find time to write, but I have been inspired by my own garden. In this hectic time I have become ever more appreciative of ten of my favorite fruits […]

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