October 13, 2010 Farming and making wine on the homestead her grandparents established in 1927 in Brosseau, Alberta, Canada, Xina Chrapko from the get-go defines what organic means to her: “Why organic? It’s just because that’s how we’ve always farmed. A little pet peeve of mine is, you hear conventional farming and organic farming – [...]
October 12, 2010 The name ‘crop mob‘ has been compared to the long ago community effort of barn raising: a group of people coming together to help a fellow farmer build a barn. Today, these volunteer hands meet up at a farm and pitch in to do whatever is needed. Barth Anderson, of Fair Food [...]
After harvesting the seeds, how do you save them for the next year?
An avid gardener and backyard farmer, seed harvesting and seed saving is important to Donna Smith.
Laura Masterson describes her sustainable farm that is supported by Community Supported Agriculture memberships.
This projects helps young people learn leadership and farming skills, while at the same time helping their community.
Organic farmer Steven Schwen plows a different path through life; one built of a strong connection to the land, without many of the trappings of modern life.
July 23, 2010 Growing food in a region facing climate change has many daily challenges for its residents. In parts of eastern Africa this is compounded by deforestation, which has led to water run-off and erosion. The soils health has greatly diminished which has led to crop failure for many. Through a program overseen by [...]