Harvesting and saving seeds is an important aspect of backyard farming for professional gardner, Donna Smith.
This post is under construction. A new video player will be added shortly. CUpS recently spent the day filming at Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply for an upcoming DVD series, and had the good fortune to get to know the co-founder of the company, Naomi Montacre, an expert on raising egg laying chickens in urban environments. […]
King Corn filmmakers, Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney, have come together to create another film about how do we grow fresh, local food in urban environments.
In this Growing Fresh Food video, OSU Master Gardener Jen Aron talks about caring for potatoes.
A big reason pesticides are widely used in agriculture comes down to consumer preference. Farmer Don, explains…
January 8, 2010 A Farm Foundation Roundtable discussion took place today. Michael Dimock, of Roots of Change (ROC) was present, offering “ten basic building blocks” for a new social contract. Dimock goes on to say, ” I am a realist who looks at the past and says we can, we will, and we must change […]
As I drive across this quiet stretch of river on the small, two-lane bridge to Sauvie Island, leaving for now the city of Portland not so far behind, I want to write the story of Red Truck Farm, a 1/2-acre vegetable and dry bean farm dedicated to growing organic food for the local community. I […]
Fall is in full swing and Winter isn’t far beyond, I’ve been enjoying local apples, squash and weekly pots of soup. While this time of year usually encourages folks to slow down a bit I hardly have a moment to myself but was thrilled when I was able to recently carve out a little time […]
There’s a good chance you’ve been around long enough to have heard of a garden tour. Gardening people open their backyards to total strangers – albeit they are garden enthusiasts, which makes it perfectly acceptable – to share what they have created by way of their landscaping talents. Some people visit to get ideas for […]
Damascus, Oregon ponders how to integrate existing urban agriculture into its future urban fabric. City Master Plan will address urban farms preservation.