Article courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., Nutrition Editor Confused? Many people are. Surveys conducted by advertising agencies found that many consumers trust the term “natural” more than “organic” because they believe natural is more regulated. Just the opposite is true. “Natural” and “organic” are not interchangeable terms. You may see “natural” and other terms such […]
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For centuries we have farmed the land using water, sun and organic farming techniques of crop rotation, adding nitrogen rich plants for tilling to replenish nutrients. When these techniques are employed synthetic fertilizers and other chemicals are not needed. There have been many food crops that have undergone safe and successful hybridization techniques to ward […]
I found the following instructions for worm composting on The Savy Gardener. They cover the fundamentals of using worms, bedding (shredded paper, leaves, etc.) and household vegetable scraps, egg shells, coffee grounds to be made into compost as the worms break down the organic materials. You may choose to visit their site by using the […]
This article is taken from Garden Harvest Supply and is in response to a frequently asked question by their customers and I have had the same question from friends and colleagues. I believe this covers the bases well. You may choose to visit their site by using the link above. – Chef Bren Ankrum – […]
Article by Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor What you might ask is Urban Farming? It seems there is a growing trend, no pun intended, for homeowners, apartment and condo dwellers, and others in the urban setting to cultivate and grow a part of their own food supply. It is not necessary to have acres […]
Follow this link to Green People’s web site and you’ll find 189 different links to organic seed sources and other organic food resources.