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The Importance of Bees

In Environment, Sustainability by Craig ScottLeave a Comment

Summer is approaching and that means there will be bees all around us. They get inside your cars, they sting you at parks, and they fly around your house. Bees can make a hive in your tree, causing problems for your kids. You might find yourself wishing you lived in a world without bees. Yes, bees can cause problems for …

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Accelerated Permaculture Training

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Accelerated Permaculture Training A Certificate Course with Claudia Joseph, John Seitz, Jono Neiger, Anne Wiesen & Special Guests 🌿 6 SATURDAY SESSIONS BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15th / 9 am – 5 pm Sept 15th, Sept 22nd, Oct 20th, Nov 3rd, Nov 10th, Nov 17th 🌿 Tuition $350 before August 30th / $450 after. 🌿 Scholarships And Work Trade Available ABOUT ACCELERATED …

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Sharing the Special Joys of Gardening with Kids

In Environment, Wellness by Craig ScottLeave a Comment

It’s not uncommon to see people doing various therapeutic activities such as dancing, painting, listening to relaxing music, soaking in a warm bath, and even cooking to de-stress themselves after a hectic day. For some people, their therapy is gardening. Many folks admit that they find planting flowers very therapeutic, but has it ever crossed your mind that gardening can …

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5 Tips to Attract More Butterflies Into Your Yard

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Butterflies are beautiful insects. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They are wonderful to watch and admire. Unfortunately a lot of butterflies are dying off. Monarch butterflies have been slowly dying off because their main food source, milkweed, is not in full abundance anymore. Farmers that produce GMO crops, spray the milkweed with pesticides because it is considered …

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Companion Planting: How to Pair Plant Buddies for the Best Results

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In order to increase the variety of your food supply, consider companion planting. Gardeners and farmers all over the world use this technique to get the most out of the planting areas they benefit from. Also, you will be able to enjoy richer crops and harvest a wide variety of tasty and healthy vegetables. There are many advantages companion planting …

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Women in Agriculture

In Food Justice by Joan Shields, RNLeave a Comment

Women in Agriculture: Uganda I’ve been busy partnering with some of the most innovative and inspiring women from around the world for food security in developing nations. There are currently 7 billion+ people in the world. It is anticipated that there will be another 2 Billion people by 2050. For developing countries, the current pattern of agriculture has proven to …

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Watch the Full Documentary – SEED: The Untold Story

In Food Justice by Carlos Espinal, INHCLeave a Comment

Watch SEED: The Untold Story for FREE until May 1st. Click here to watch now. About the Film Worshiped and treasured since the dawn of humankind, few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers intent on protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our …

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How To Grow Gourmet Mushrooms In Your Backyard

In Sustainability by Anthony B. RodriguezLeave a Comment

Edible Mushrooms have been sought after by gourmet chefs for some of the worlds tastiest dishes. During the right season mushroom hunters flock towards the forests in search of some of the worlds most delicious wild edible mushrooms. But there are a good number of mushrooms that can be cultivated at home in your house or in your backyard, which …

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How to Build a Rainwater Collection System

In Sustainability by Anthony B. RodriguezLeave a Comment

Collecting rainwater can be a fun and sustainable task that can be made with a simple system using plastic drum barrels, PVC tubing, and friends. Your garden can take up much water during the dry summer months, not to mention the unwanted chemicals in the tap water, like chlorine, which kills the soil. But why use that when water falls …