Schools in New York have launched a “zero waste” program that will reuse, recycle or compost all types of waste over the next five years.
The benefits of no-till and cover crops abound. Still, there are hurdles to making the move away from traditional farming.
Historically, produce like bananas with brown spots would be headed for the landfill because shoppers often expect their fruits and veggies to be immaculate.
Folks can pick up a bag of apples at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Through the Hub's tool share program, they can also borrow a dehydrator to make apple snacks.
As the world's topsoil erodes and drinking water stores dwindle, developed countries could be forced to recycle more human waste to grow food. How safe is it?
New York City throws 1.2 million tons of food waste into landfills every year. Mayor Bloomberg hopes the city's new composting program will change that.
A roof is a terrible thing to waste. That's why the Middle Way House has transformed their roof into a garden for growing food and collecting water.
In the podcast today, we forage for cattails and grill up some salmon. We also chat with the guys behind the innovative Garden Tower Project.
It's National Bike Month and American Craft Beer Week. Earth Eats celebrates with a look at a two-wheeled recycling operation and Hoosier homebrewing.
Why does the compost pile smell? How often do I turn it? How do I know it's garden-ready? This composting primer is handy for beginners and experts alike.
Just because you rent, don't have a backyard or move every year doesn't mean you can't compost. Here are some creative ideas for making your own portable bin.
In spite of frigid winter temperatures, kale, collard greens, bok choy and salad greens are growing inside the hoop house at the Butler Park Community Garden.
An herbicide once touted as an environmentally friendly option to traditional herbicides is responsible for thousands of tree deaths.
I constructed this easy chicken wire compost bin. Now I only generate one bag of trash a week.
Composting, hydroponics, aquaponics, permaculture - you wanted more about sustainable agriculture, and we've got it for you on this special episode!
Shake off the not-quite-warm-enough blues, throw on a couple of layers, and get your heaps in order because planting season is just around the corner.
Last month the city of San Francisco implemented the nation's first mandatory composting program, helping to close the loop locally in the bay area.