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 […]
Growing & Raising Food
Michael Paine is a rare breed, a new family farmer. Young, & with no prior farming experience, this is his story.
New Orleans may not be known for its healthy food habits, but thats about to change.
In part 3 of this video, Alan Kapuler, a public domain plant breeder, shares his deep appreciation for the biological and ecological systems of the garden.
Alan Kapuler is well-educated in a formal academic sense, and also from a lifetime of work planting, breeding, and cataloging his vast collection of open pollinated seeds.
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).
As people flock to their local farmers market and discover the taste and freshness of locally grown fresh food, many decide that to do urban farming.
Horticulturist Lon Rombough takes us through his steps for grafting cuttings from fruit trees to other trees.
In this documentary, Taggart Siegel began working on Queen of the Sun in 2006, visiting beekeepers around the world to document their plight.
Who’s a real farmer, is backyard gardening really farming? Where do you draw the line?