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March 2017

The Reality of Managing a Small Organic Farm

This post is from the archive, originally published in 2012.  Some farm stats: We used 1,000 gallons of water per day in the summer. This was far less

How to Build a Worm Bin

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10 Excellent Reasons to Use Raised Beds in Your Garden

Raised beds aren’t a new idea, yet they continue to be a hotly contested item of debate amongst gardeners. Hearkening back to 300 BC when the pre-Hispanic peoples

How to Plan a Vegetable Garden for Beginners

If winter is getting you down, there’s nothing more hopeful than planning your garden. Spring is just around the corner and seed catalogs are already available from a

Are Non-toxic Art Supplies Important for Your Health?

“Art, not unlike raising children… may entail much sacrifice and periods of despair, but, with luck, the effort will produce something that outlives you.” – Michael Kimmelman Whether

What Should We Do With All That Carbon in the Atmosphere?

Our earth has permanently crossed a dangerous threshold. Humans continue to burn fossil fuels regardless of the consequences, with the result that our atmosphere now contains 400 parts

5 Amazing Herbal Teas to Help You Beat the Flu

Just when you think you’ve escaped, the flu can hit you like a brick. But before you run to the doctor or send your significant other to the

Can Technology Help Us Connect With Nature?

“Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things