Posts Tagged ‘Growing & Raising Food’

Front Yard Farming: Are You Ready for a Solar Powered Chicken Coop?

Front Yard Farming: Are You Ready for a Solar Powered Chicken Coop?

September 08, 2011 Here I am working on replacing my lawn with edibles and along comes this nifty idea: a front yard chicken coop. But wait, it’s designed to improve my front lawn as the chickens feed, forage, scratch, and fertilize the ground. Can I have a lawn and grow food too? It’s a solar […]

A New Family Farmer (video)

A New Family Farmer (video)

Michael Paine is a rare breed for becoming a new farmer: no prior farming experience, and he’s young.

Harvesting Green Beans (video)

Harvesting Green Beans (video)

More people are growing their own food this year, many for the first time. Growing and harvesting green beans as we see in the video is one of the easier backyard foods to grow and manage.

Jubilant New Orleans Jazz Urban Agriculture Community (video)

Jubilant New Orleans Jazz Urban Agriculture Community (video)

New Orleans may not be known for its healthy food habits, but thats about to change.

Fruit Tree Tour 2011

Fruit Tree Tour 2011

March 21, 2011 Through the organization Common Vision, a band of 20-30 people (aka, the Fruit Tree crew) are making a tour of California in the “world’s largest vegetable oil-powered caravan” to visit various schools and communities to plant, perform, and paint (the 3 P’s). According to their schedule, first stop was in Castro Valley, […]