Saving seeds: It’s about a lot more than tradition

No flashy neon sign will guide you. You’ll need to know where to look for this underground treasure. Find an old north end school in Seattle’s Phinney neighborhood and you’re getting warm. Circle round to the back door, past a … Continue reading → Source: Saving seeds: It’s about a lot more than …

Reduce your water usage with this one slick organic tip

I thought living through California’s last drought changed all of my patterns — never letting that water run when you’re brushing your teeth, saving a few flushes. The current drought is really far worse and I’m actually an adult in this one with real-world responsibilities and simply have to plan more for …

Local Organic Gardener Shares Tips for Spring

Dillingham resident Kyle Belleque opened up his organic garden Sunday to teach interested green thumbs more about how to have a successful garden in this are. Source: Local Organic Gardener Shares Tips for Spring | KDLG

Need to Know about Organic and Biodynamic Wine Production

Biodynamic and organic viticulture are methods of production that certain winemakers favour to help them influence the nature of the wine to their style and philosophy of farming. What both methods have in common is the prohibited use of any chemicals or fertilisers that can leave residue on the vines; only a …

Bee Deaths Mystery Solved? – Part 1

This series—Bee Deaths Mystery Solved—specifically examines two controversial studies, both authored by the same researcher, that have become the linchpin for those who argue that bees and potentially the planet are facing a Beemageddon. It addresses: – Who is Chensheng Lu, the nutritionist who has …

Companion Planting Chart

IDEP, a non-profit non-government organisation in Indonesia, maintains a host of produced small documents on permaculture from free training guides and tools to teach the very basic of permaculture principles to students. Best of all, they offer their materials free of charge to the wider community in English …

Organic Pig and Poultry Feed Formula |Tips & Techniques

Farmers can make their own organic pig and poultry feed, and sell surplus feed to other farmers. What they need is to know the rations of mixing the different ingredients. Organic Pig Feed Mix Materials: Rice bran (D1)=50kg Copra meal=7kg Soya meal or duckweed=10 kg Greens (Flamengia, Rensonii, kudzu,kangkong, …