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Raised Beds: Preparing your Garden Beds for Spring

Raised Beds: Preparing your Garden Beds for Spring

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted March 15th, 2011

Early spring preparation will yield rewards throughout the growing season.

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Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 19th, 2011

If you are growing vegetables in the hope of saving money, here are some suggestions for crops which have delivered real cost savings for us…

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Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

Soils and Souls: The promise of The Land

By Robert Jensen, Posted October 18th, 2010

We must ask how we can construct an economy that can balance what is biologically and physically possible with what is socially and ethically desirable.

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7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet

7 Principles of a Climate-Friendly Diet

By Eartheasy, Posted September 19th, 2010

If we’re serious about the climate crisis, says Lappé, we have to talk about food.

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How to Use Seaweed to Mulch Your Garden

How to Use Seaweed to Mulch Your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted September 18th, 2010

Seaweed is among the best gifts nature makes available for the gardener.

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The Salmonella Outbreak: Are free-range, organic eggs safer?

The Salmonella Outbreak: Are free-range, organic eggs safer?

By Eartheasy, Posted September 16th, 2010

When humane methods are used in raising poultry, the risk of salmonella outbreak is much lower.

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Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

Organic Farms Win at Potato Pest Control

By Daniel Cressey, Posted August 9th, 2010

Organic agriculture promotes more balanced communities of natural predators

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6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World

6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World

By Paul Stamets, Posted July 7th, 2010

Profound solutions which benefit humankind may come from seemingly insignificant species…

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‘One-Straw Revolution’ republished by Amazon

‘One-Straw Revolution’ republished by Amazon

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 6th, 2010

Published in English in 1978, “The One Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming”, by Masanobu Fukuoka, is available once again.

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Good Food Nation – reversing the obesity epidemic with local foodsheds

Good Food Nation – reversing the obesity epidemic with local foodsheds

By Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office, Posted November 25th, 2009

MIT researchers think America’s obesity epidemic can be reversed via ‘foodsheds,’ in which healthier, more affordable food is produced and consumed regionally.

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Fair Food Farmstead – providing accessibility to locally grown food

Fair Food Farmstead – providing accessibility to locally grown food

By Eartheasy, Posted October 19th, 2009

Many consumers cite ‘distance’ and ‘inconvenient location’ as reasons to not shop at farmer’s markets. The Farmstand, located in Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal, is pioneering an innovative model for a community supported agricultural program.

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Organic Seeds Basics

Organic Seeds Basics

By Marcie Snyder, Posted May 18th, 2009

How do you know that the seeds you are buying are organically grown and where is the best place to buy organic seeds?

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8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement

8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement

By Sarah VanGelder, Posted April 3rd, 2009

How to turn a lawn into lunch, swap preserves, glean, boost your food security and live the good life.

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The New Rules of Food

The New Rules of Food

By Alan Mammoser, Posted March 26th, 2009

Concerned citizens, farmers and others are starting to work on a new set of rules for the food system.

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Glacial rock dust boosts vegetable growth, and helps to mitigate global warming

Glacial rock dust boosts vegetable growth, and helps to mitigate global warming

By Paul Kelbie, The Independent, Posted March 2nd, 2009

Belief is growing that an answer to some of the earth’s problems are not only at hand, but under our feet…

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Can organic farming feed the world?

Can organic farming feed the world?

By The Organic Consumers Association, Posted January 30th, 2009

A summary of research suggests that organic agriculture could potentially supply global food needs.

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Organic produce may soon be cheaper than conventional produce

Organic produce may soon be cheaper than conventional produce

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 28th, 2009

The inexorable rise in oil prices leads to higher costs for chemical fertilizers.

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The 100-mile diet

The 100-mile diet

By Jeff Nield, The Tyee, Posted January 28th, 2009

Your body will thank you, because local also means nutritious.

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Eat strategically for a healthier baby and planet

Eat strategically for a healthier baby and planet

By Dr. Alan Greene, drgreene.com, Posted January 28th, 2009

The top five organic food choices a pregnant woman can make for the sake of her baby and the health of the planet…

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Five Easy Ways to Go Organic

Five Easy Ways to Go Organic

By Dr. Alan Greene, Organic Prescription, Posted January 28th, 2009

For those who are not yet ready or able to switch to an organic diet, these strategic choices can be made to enjoy some of the major benefits of organic foods.

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