Posts Tagged ‘harvesting’

A Look Inside A Modern Combine Harvester

A Look Inside A Modern Combine Harvester

Farmers across the country (and increasingly the world) rely upon technology as an integral part of their day to day farming operations.

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.

Gleaning Helps Cut Down on Food Waste and Feed Hungry

Gleaning Helps Cut Down on Food Waste and Feed Hungry

January 30, 2011 Food waste is a big subject and one that has been getting some notice as of late – especially with the help of such writings of Jonathan Bloom. A nationwide ecumenical nonprofit ministry, the Society of St. Andrew, has focused on changing the growing tons of wasted food into fresh food made […]

Crop Mob

Crop Mob

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 […]

Storing and Planting Heirloom Corn (video)

Storing and Planting Heirloom Corn (video)

Urban organic farmer, Anthony Boutard, expert on corn, shares his farming knowledge.