One of the bedrock tenets for supporters of our industrial agriculture system — monocrop farming, large scale livestock production, reliance upon chemical fertilizers, genetic engineering and pesticides, etc.— how else are we to feed the world?
For the backyard gardener and small farmer who wants to grow a variety of food crops with a focus on urban agriculture
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Winter is a challenge for farmers who grow during this season. It also can have it’s rewards in the form of extra sweetness. See related video: Winter Farming: A Tale of Bitter and Sweet
Avid gardner Jean Ann Van Krevelen show us how to pot up tomatoes to produce healthier and stronger tomato plants. She also explains why it’s important.
Here are some seasoned garden trellis ideas to enable your plants to climb as they grow, and to provide the necessary support for heavier plants as they become weighted down with maturing fruit.
Naomi Montacre, co-founder of Naomi’s Organic, shares some of her expert knowledge on raising backyard chickens.
Anthony Boutard, of Ayers Creek Farm, shows us some of the ancient grains (wheat) that he grows on his organic farm.
Research scientist and public domain plant breeder, Alan Kapuler, takes us on a tour of his greenhouse, he refers to as Kinship Garden.
What do those labels and third-part certifications on egg cartons really mean? All-natural, cage-free and pasture raised. An expert helps decipher the code.
Gianaclis Caldwell, cheesemaker and author of The Small Scale Dairy and Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking talks about running a small scale dairy farm and how she became a cheesemaker.