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Posts tagged permaculture

March 22, 2014

 

chef bob adkins pouring marinade on lamb ribs

Less Grass More Permaculture, Lamb Ribs With Bob Adkins

Not pork, not beef... we make lamb ribs. Permaculture for life with Peter Bane and Bread & Roses. And, the dairy industry and FDA's new anti-terror regulations.

April 27, 2013

Fun With Fungus 

Mycelial Network

From Mulch To Mushrooms

After two years of decomposing, the piles of leftover wood chips at Bread & Roses Gardens will soon sprout mushrooms thanks to hungry mycelium.

April 4, 2013

Weekly Dose 

sheet mulching

Minimal Work, Maximum Yield: Benefits Of Polycultural Garden

We're working in the garden with the guys from Bread & Roses. After the initial elbow grease of laying sheet mulch, the garden then maintains itself.

September 20, 2012

Green Thumb 

pea shoots

Drought Be Damned, Plant Your Fall Garden

Stephanie Solomon says protecting your soil is key to maintaining a healthy garden during lousy weather. She tells us other tips for fall gardening success.

May 15, 2012

Labor Of Love 

garden beds

Dandy Beginnings At A New Cooperative

Dandelion Village begins clearing, planting and construction on a new eco-minded cooperative.

November 18, 2011

 

Leigh Bush By Her Cold Frames

Ask A Gardener: Successful Cold Weather Gardening

Jami Scholl doesn't put her garden to bed once the ground starts to freeze -- she continues to grow food. Read her advice for gardening throughout the winter.

November 10, 2011

Food Futures 

Salem Willard stands between two tall wooden stakes drilled vertically in the ground.  He is leaning against them.  There is a third stake in the foreground.  The ground and trees in the background are bare, reflecting that the picture was taken in early spring.

Young Farmers’ Growing Challenges

The median age of American farmers is currently 57, and rising. Soon, they're going to retire--and young farmers face incredible challenges in taking over.

October 15, 2011

Get Your Garden On 

Stephanie Solomon in a field of buckwheat

Building Healthy Soil, Training Young Gardeners

Stephanie Solomon of Mother Hubbard's Cupboard explains how she transformed grassy parkland into two fertile garden plots, one of which is in a hoop house.

October 12, 2011

Local Food Rock Star 

Joel Salatin On His Polyface Farm

Joel Salatin, Part 3: Polyface Vs. Walmart

In part three of Earth Eats interview with Joel Salatin, he talks about whether small producers could ever successfully partner with corporations like Walmart.

May 20, 2011

Sustainable Gardening 

two hogs next to their shed

Using What You’ve Got: Permaculture And Rain Barrels

Three farmers use what they've got to water their garden, rebuild their soil, and transform a wilderness plot into a homestead.

April 1, 2011

Sustainable Agriculture 

sharlene fish

Composting, Permaculture, Sustainable Home Gardening Methods

Composting, hydroponics, aquaponics, permaculture - you wanted more about sustainable agriculture, and we've got it for you on this special episode!

August 12, 2010

Food Security 

Seeds

World Class Plant Bank May Be Plowed For Housing Development

The largest repository for European fruits and berries in the world is scheduled to be demolished to make way for a housing development.

June 16, 2010

Urban Agriculture 

workers at hayes valley farm

Six Inspirational Success Stories In Urban Agriculture

Earth Eats looks at a number of inspirational urban farming and gardening programs from around the country. Which are your favorites?

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