The following images were taken in West Texas for a documentary about a partnership between local agriculture producers, scientists and others to save this agricultural region.
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Lucia Barbato of the Texas Tech University Center for Geospatial Technology explains the different geospatial maps of the Ogallala Aquifer in the Texas High Plains region.
December 27, 2010 Want to grow fresh, local food but live in a densely populated area with no easy access to land? Well, you might consider a growing trend in farming that is indoor and high-tech. Entrepreneurs across the country are using available space – from rooftops to big (empty) warehouses – and creating new […]
It’s one of largest freshwater aquifer’s in the world—and it’s running out in places.
For chestnut farmer Chris Foster, providing his community high quality, organic chestnuts with lesser impact on the environment is a win-win for everyone.
Dr. Grandin talks about her approach to helping livestock handling facilities become more effective and humane.
The SARE & Cooking Up a Story Project Featuring Some of the Top Sustainable Farming Practices in the Country-2009/2010 The following videos have been produced in partnership with Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) to showcase some of the top sustainable farming practices taking place across our nation. The farmers who were chosen as part of this […]
December 28, 2010 As the final remains of the year 2010 passes into a new year, it feels a fitting time to reflect a little deeper upon our existence, and the ongoing human journey of survival. What comes over a man, is it soul or mind— That to no limits and bounds he can stay […]
I’ll define sustainable agriculture to mean a system of producing agricultural commodities that maintains the capacity of the resource base, indefinitely.
As Farmer’s Markets are popping up across the nation, this tool can help find those in your area that are most suited to your needs.
Holly Hirshberg and Pamela Price talk about fighting hunger in their inspirational presentation onfood security.
How do you turn an unwieldy piece of massive, but vital legislation, into something immediately relevant to the public, at large?
March 109, 2010; Don’t overlook Malawi! In Seedling Magazine, a recent article about this tiny east African country that faces big battles ahead with how it feeds its people, and whether it can forestall the pressures of “Green Revolution” style assistance from the international community. At stake a nation, how it can reliably feed itself, […]
Designing a sustainable aquaponics system means building a closed system that maximizes natural efficiencies. Inventor Curt Jungwirth has taken his design a step further in the quest to reduce waste and increase efficiencies as much as possible.
Janice Greg from the Oregon State University Extension Service shares her knowledge on food storage of staple items over the winter season.
Aquaponics is a method of raising produce and fish together within a mutually benefiting system where the fish provides the nutrients for the plants, and the plants grow without soil, or for the need of additional nutrients. Chef Robert Wiley demonstrates how to make a classic fish fry with marinaded catfish and homemade hush puppies.
Cut a small opening in the raw chestnut skin, roast, peel, and eat! Chestnut season runs between October and December so you’ll find organic farmer, Chris Foster, busy harvesting and distributing chestnuts from the 350 chestnut trees on his small farm on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon. With ample chestnuts, Foster was kind enough to […]
This gluten-free Christmas Date Loaf fruit cake is an old time family favorite. Make a lot for it goes fast!
This giveaway contest is for a free copy of Katrina Blair’s book, The Wild Wisdom of Weeds: 13 essential plants for human survival.
Spanning a decade of time, Jan Weber (As We Sow), continues her journey with new Farmlandia project.