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Organic, Natural, and Other Random Thoughts About Farming

I’m learning so much, being on the Farmers Market Board of Directors.

Take food labeling, for example.

Some food is labeled “organic.” Some products say “natural.”  And some doesn’t say either of those two things, like Spam.  444 more words

Urban Farming

An argument for keeping your own flock of backyard chickens

There is an abundance of information on the Interwebs on why raising your own chickens is such a wonderful adventure (and raising chickens really is an adventure).  1,342 more words

Urban Farmgal

Pennsylvania - Urban Tree Connection hiring Community Education & Land Stewardship Coordinator

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Urban Tree Connection (UTC)’s mission is to work with residents in historically marginalized urban communities to revitalize their neighborhoods by transforming abandoned open spaces into safe and functional places that inspire and promote positive human interaction. 738 more words

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URGENT! OUR FRIEND ANDY AT MAITLAND MOUNTAIN FARM NEEDS YOUR HELP TODAY!!

URGENT! OUR FRIEND ANDY AT MAITLAND MOUNTAIN FARM NEEDS YOUR HELP TODAY!!

Our family and friends adore Maitland Mountain Farm pickles and condiments. If you’ve ever sampled any one of their scrumptious veggie products, you know that their pickling recipes are simply beyond compare. 544 more words

Good Morning Gloucester

Spring is Rapidly Approaching

It may be January, but things sure feel like mid-summer.

It’s time for chicks.

200 quail eggs have been ordered. They will be here by next week.  408 more words

Urban Farming

Urban Farming: Engaging communities in the local food system

Urban farming is enabling local communities to grow their own food and become self-sufficient, while nurturing the wellbeing of themselves, their fellow residents and the planet. 39 more words

Rosa Medea

Gardening in January: Who’s up for some fresh air?

If there’s something about bad timing, it’s gardening in January for those who live in Northern Europe as I do.

The weather varies from being cold to being frosty. 424 more words

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