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Boondockers Farm is a working farm dedicated to protecting rare species of heritage livestock and heirloom vegetable seeds.
LIVE (Low Input Viticulture and Enology) came about when Ted Casteel saw the need for a Sustainable Wine Program for continuing education and certification.
Master Gardener Jen Aron talks about the different insectary plants she has in her garden, and the beneficial insects they attract.
Master Gardener Jen Aron talks about her favorite cover crop: buckwheat.
Ann Forsthoefel talks about the learning curve she has experienced developing her small scale aquaponics system of growing food she plans to sell to local markets.
Food.Farmer.Earth Newsletter: Corn has become organic farmer Anthony Boutard’s passion, so much so that he wrote a book about it called “Beautiful Corn: America’s Original Grain from Seed to Plate.” Chef and restaurateur Kelly Myers of Xico, in Portland, Oregon, shows us how to make a quick form of enchiladas she refers to as street style, they are cooked on a grill or stovetop without any baking.
Beautiful Corn is a ‘how-to’ from planting to eating. I provide a practicum of corn growing from seed selection through seed production, based on my experience as a farmer and gardener.
Part 10: Beyond the intricacies of the production standards themselves, the story of organic poultry certification also includes one of the more fascinating sagas in the relationship between the organic community, the agribusiness establishment and the federal government.
Organic farmer Anthony Boutard, talks his cornfield.