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Smart Seafood Choices – How to be an Informed Seafood Consumer

Smart Seafood Choices – How to be an Informed Seafood Consumer

By Sheila Harrington, Posted May 16th, 2013

“90% of the big fish in the world’s oceans are gone – all within my lifetime.” – Sylvia Earle

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How to Protect Your Chickens from Overhead Predators

How to Protect Your Chickens from Overhead Predators

By Shannon Cowan, Posted May 16th, 2013

Whether your chicken run is stationary or moveable, this simple structure will deter birds of prey…

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Eartheasy Donates 3 Years of Clean Drinking Water to 400 Families in Africa

Eartheasy Donates 3 Years of Clean Drinking Water to 400 Families in Africa

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 22nd, 2013

Consumer purchases of LifeStraw® fund donor program for communities lacking safe water sources

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‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

‘Certified Organic’ – What Does It Mean?

By Sheila Harrington, Posted April 11th, 2013

How do we know if these labels, and their higher prices, mean anything?

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How to Build a Bean Trellis for Raised Garden Beds

How to Build a Bean Trellis for Raised Garden Beds

By Greg Seaman, Posted April 10th, 2013

Growing vertically can double the productive space of your raised garden beds…

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5 Tips for Growing Early Spring Greens

5 Tips for Growing Early Spring Greens

By Shannon Cowan, Posted March 22nd, 2013

How to produce baby greens up to eight weeks before the outdoor planting date…

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Our Experience with a Solar Energy Grid-Tie System

Our Experience with a Solar Energy Grid-Tie System

By Sheila Harrington, Posted March 6th, 2013

We harness our own clean renewable energy, and sell what we don’t use to the utility company…

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Bees guided by Flowers’ Electric Fields

Bees guided by Flowers’ Electric Fields

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 5th, 2013

The communication between bees and flowers is “remarkably sophisticated.”

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Food Fraud on the Rise

Food Fraud on the Rise

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 4th, 2013

Researchers are alerting consumers to a 60% rise in food fraud since last year.

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Pre-Season Pole Pruner Checklist

Pre-Season Pole Pruner Checklist

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 3rd, 2013

A simple inspection of your pole pruner to ensure safe, efficient operation should be done before you set foot on the orchard ladder.

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Fresh Greens in Winter: How to Grow Sprouts at Home

Fresh Greens in Winter: How to Grow Sprouts at Home

By Shannon Cowan, Posted February 6th, 2013

Winter is when we need fresh greens the most, and sprouts are the super-food of the season…

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Thank you, and Goodbye, Becky Tarbotton

Thank you, and Goodbye, Becky Tarbotton

By Eartheasy.com, Posted January 9th, 2013

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

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Using Essential Oils in Everyday Life

Using Essential Oils in Everyday Life

By Andrea Butje, www.aromahead.com, Posted December 17th, 2012

Aromatherapy is an easy and relaxing way to sooth the senses and treat ailments from the comfort of your home…

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Carbon Reduction Efforts Failing to Thwart ‘4-degree’ Climate Doomsday Scenario

Carbon Reduction Efforts Failing to Thwart ‘4-degree’ Climate Doomsday Scenario

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 4th, 2012

World Bank encourages countries, individuals to act more aggressively to achieve climate goals…

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New Fabric-Covered Blades to Lower Cost of Wind Energy

New Fabric-Covered Blades to Lower Cost of Wind Energy

By Eartheasy.com, Posted December 3rd, 2012

GE using architectural fabrics to make wind energy costs competitive with fossil fuels…

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Understanding ‘Green’ Product Marketing Claims

Understanding ‘Green’ Product Marketing Claims

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 27th, 2012

The FTC has developed new definitions for ’green’ product marketing claims to help consumers make informed decisions when buying new products…

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Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 20th, 2012

Some corals emit a chemical signal which alerts goby fish to destroy threatening toxic seaweed…

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Sandy and the Power of a Changing Climate

Sandy and the Power of a Changing Climate

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 14th, 2012

These images of Sandy’s destruction should awaken us to the reality of climate change…

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How to Keep your Cell Phone Working During a Power Outage

How to Keep your Cell Phone Working During a Power Outage

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted November 8th, 2012

Make sure your phone is charged when you need it most

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Land Trusts: Protecting Nature for our Health, and the Health of the Planet

Land Trusts: Protecting Nature for our Health, and the Health of the Planet

By Sheila Harrington, Posted November 2nd, 2012

Working with land trusts is a way to protect cherished land and to give back a little of what one may have acquired in a lifetime.

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