The Safe Seed Pledge: A Contract Between Gardeners & Their Seed Suppliers

Although the science and technology behind genetic engineering was established by the late 1970s, it was not until 1980, when the government began allowing lifeforms to be patented, that corporations realized that they were sitting on a goldmine. Simply speaking, by manipulating the DNA of living things, calling these organisms unique, and protecting them with … Read More.

SMART Composting: A Rind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste

More and more, people recognize that putting organic matter in a landfill is a waste of both money and natural resources. Organic material in a landfill decomposes anaerobically (without oxygen), releasing harmful methane. You can do your garden and the planet a good turn by turning your organic spoils into food for the earth.
Composting returns … Read More.

Free Film Showing: Rebecca’s Wild Farm and The Agro Rebel

[ August 22, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. September 26, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Brighid’s Circle LLC is presenting two free films exploring food security, permaculture, and new methods for feeding our families and communities.
Rebecca’s Wild Farm: a Farm for the Future
Rising fuel prices are a wake up call for filmmaker, Rebecca Hosking, as she investigates how to transform her families farm in Devon into a low energy … Read More.

Hoop Houses: Eat from Your Garden Earlier and Longer

picture courtesy flickr user KnittingIriCo
Compiled by Gary Munkhoff
Hoop houses are a great do-it-yourself project that can make it possible for you to garden all year long. They can also be used for storage, as a temporary garage, or even as a workshop. They are inexpensive, easy to construct and when completed they also:

Add to two … Read More.