Maritime Northwest Victory Gardener’s Almanack for the month of October

Mike Dunton’s Maritime Northwest Edition Victory Gardener’s Almanack for the month of October
While this year’s garden is fresh in mind, create or update your garden journal with a sketch of what was planted where. Note any pest or disease problems. Record what varieties did well and what did not. This will help you layout your … Read More.

Simple Living

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
– Confucius
Ah yes, simple living. Who hasn’t, at some time, wished for a simpler life? Which then begs the question: why do we feel the need to live more simply? Are we frustrated? Stressed out? Fed up? Sick and tired of being sick and tired? … Read More.

Goldendale 7th Annual Home and Garden Show

[ May 1, 2015; 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. May 2, 2015; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. May 3, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Goldendale’s Seventh Annual Home & Garden Show continues to grow in popularity. This FREE event runs from Friday, May 1, through Sunday, May 3, and will be as chock full of education and visual wonders as ever! Show times are Friday from noon to 7pm, Saturday from 10am to 6pm, and Sunday from 10am to … Read More.

Top Ten Reasons to Buy From Local Growers

Shopping in large corporate grocery stores that are open 24/7 is convenient. Supporting a local agricultural economy requires more planning, commitment and thought. Here are ten powerful reasons to do so:
1. Contribute to the Local Economy
Buying food from chain grocery stores depends on a large infrastructure to support a global food system that removes about … Read More.

Lean, Green, and Working from Home

Environmental, Social and Economic Effects of Your Commute
Do you love to leave your warm house every morning and get into a cold car? Does rush hour traffic fill you with joy? Do you enjoy donating thousands of dollars to the petrochemical companies in exchange for their gasoline? If so, this article is not for you. … Read More.

Center for Earth Leadership Hits Five Year Mark

In 2007, Portland’s well-known environmental couple, Jeanne and Dick Roy, formed the Center for Earth Leadership. The singular purpose: to accelerate the transition to an Earth-centered culture through the efforts of intentional citizen agents of change working from the ground up.
They created a six-session interactive course on how to be an effective agent of change … Read More.

GreenLight Pallet

Stalkmarket Compostable Tableware