Results for agriculture
- Beekeeping in the Northwest
Where is a good place to learn how to become a beekeeper in the Northwest? Thanks, Henry Most area's have a local bee Most area's have a local bee club that meets in a back room at a library or community center. I attend one ...
Discussion - henryse - Apr 2 2015 - 9:21am - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Hard Work Up In Vermont/Rewarding Experiences
Hi folks, While these days of prepping, or the long months and years of having hints about a grim future can sometime get us down, I just wanted to share the experience I had yesterday and how rewarding it was. I am of a mind that society can and ...
Discussion - Jbarney - Mar 15 2015 - 7:54am - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Annual Scion Exchange Jan 24th @ 10am Santa Rosa Veterans Building - share/get fruit tree cuttings or get a fruit tree for $8
I have not been to one of these before but it sounds fantastic. I am copying info from posts on a Santa Rosa forum on Reddit. Big event where you can get scions (aka cuttings) of interesting uncommon varieties that you can graft on to your ...
Event - kevinoman0221 - Jan 18 2015 - 4:41pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- If you want to help in a great global environmental project
I have recently been inspired by the activities of whatifwechange.org, which encourages people interested in investing and/or donating money in an international project that helps indigenous groups living in degraded land to understand the damage they ...
Discussion - Liz Connor - Jan 17 2015 - 11:52pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Is it Tree-Pruning Time?
Like all trees, you prune fruit trees for many reasons: to make the tree a desired shape to remove damaged or dead tissue rejuvenation to promote branching, fruiting Remember the three "T"s: use the ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Sep 28 2014 - 4:22pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Moles eating my garden...help!
I live in NW Connecticut and I am having a terrible problem with moles around and under my garden. I need suggestions to make them leave. I'm not interested in poisons because of my chickens and pets and if I tried those moles killing traps my kids ...
Discussion - thebrewer - Jul 30 2014 - 3:20pm - 9 comments - 0 attachments
- Malaysia Peak Prosperity
To share, support and inspire our profound experiences for like minded individuals. (agriculture, Chris Martenson, community, energy, event, farming, food, food ...
Group - Ian Siow - Jul 20 2014 - 2:07pm - 0 comments
- We Need Volunteers for the Gravenstein Apple Fair
Now in its 41st year the Gravenstein Apple Fair will be held at Ragle Ranch in Sebastopol on August 9th & 10th. This old time country fair celebrates the Gravenstein apple harvest as well as local agriculture and artisans. In addition to amazing ...
Discussion - suziegruber - Jun 21 2014 - 3:09pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- June 24 2014 Meeting Plans
We are having our second post-Rowe meeting and additional like-minded people are invited. Email our moderator Jim for location and details. Tentative scheduled topics include Dan showing us his PV system installed two years ago and reviewing his results ...
Event - SimonR4 - Jun 23 2014 - 7:46pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Member gardens, now
Here is a place to share your current plantings, crops, harvests, upgrades and struggles. Please shorten the learning curve for all of us by sharing what you do and learn! June everbearing strawberry harvest One of the nicest ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - May 9 2014 - 7:18am - 28 comments - 0 attachments
- Mainstay Vegetables: Cucumbers
Cucumis sativus Mainstay Vegetables: Cucumbers If you live in USDA Zones: 4 though 11, or have a greenhouse north of that, you can grow cucumbers. They require full sun, a neutral pH, loamy soil; slightly sandier soils are a plus ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Apr 29 2014 - 6:50pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- Chestnuts: Corn on Trees
An unsung hero of the permaculture world is the chestnut tree. It was a common food source for millennia, until their popularity declined during the last few centuries, partly due to their reputation of providing "food for poor ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Feb 23 2014 - 3:55pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments
- Family Of 4 Lives 'Off The Grid' In The Middle Of The Desert
I'm gonna post a link to a Yahoo! Finance feature article (with pictures) on this guy, Abe Connally (34) and his wife Josie. Very inspiring late Gen-X, early Gen-Y couple with two kids who managed to homestead in the Texas desert on very ...
Discussion - Poet - Feb 20 2014 - 6:57pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments
- Today's 'Big Ag' Farmers Eat Really Unhealthy Diets
Modern 'Big Ag' farming often precludes the time and the available household labor for healthy eating. As a result, many farmers today have very unhealthy diets (hat tip to Amanda for submitting): Why Many Farmers Eat Like Crap (Modern ...
Discussion - Adam Taggart - Feb 3 2014 - 4:04pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments
- Farmers Finding Non-GMO Seed More Profitable?
From OffTheGridNews (hat tip to Amanda for sharing): Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds And The Reason Will Surprise You A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically ...
Discussion - Adam Taggart - Jan 14 2014 - 3:25pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments
- SC Master Gardener Course: Soil & Plant Nutirtion
Clemson Master Gardener Training Manual As many of you know, I've been taking a Master Gardener course online through the Clemson University Cooperative Extension. I'm going to do a series of posts on the various topics studied, to ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jan 3 2014 - 5:39pm - 6 comments - 0 attachments
- Greater Albuquerque Resiliency
A group based in the greater Albuquerque area to discuss and live in resiliency. (agriculture, community + resilience + Security + alternative power + permaculture + ...
Group - daimyo - Dec 18 2013 - 10:47am - 0 comments
- What cold-weather preparations are you making right now?
Just wondering what those in the area might be doing to protect against this cold weather we are having? I have chickens and wonder if there is anything I ought to be doing for them right now besides making sure they have plenty of food, a dry coop ...
Discussion - kevinoman0221 - Dec 10 2013 - 3:28pm - 10 comments - 0 attachments
Hello! We are delighted to find this site, looks like a wonderful resource! Allow me to introduce us, my husband and I have been trying to make it affordable for poor people to thrive, without or without TEOTWAWKI. The best "food solution" we ...
Discussion - marknclaire - Dec 3 2013 - 8:39pm - 4 comments - 0 attachments
- Mainstay Vegetables: Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes are often confused with yams in the United States and Canada but are twp distinct species. They are easier to grow than you'd think possible. With care, early-maturing cultivars can be grown as an annual summer ...
Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Nov 3 2013 - 6:21pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments