How to save the Next Generation of Local Farmers with one Click.

Elephant Journal

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis presents: Woody Tasch and Waylon discuss the importance of giving back to local farm and what we need to know about the Beetcoin Campaign.

3 Big Reasons to Support Your Local Farmer’s Market this Summer.

Elephant Journal

Farmers markets have everything from kale, carrots, cabbage, lettuce, bok choy, and asparagus to tomatoes and much more. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green Canada Farmers Markets local agriculture local farming Nova Scotia sustainable

There are two kinds of honeys at your local farmer’s market.

Elephant Journal

Note: I’m happy to update this with any info if Lazy Bee or Highland Honey have info for me. This is based on my asking questions at Lazy Bee, from their info, and my interview with Tim at Highland (below), where I learned about the true definition of “raw” and how to ensure that bees […]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs

Timberland Empowers Local Farmers and Communities By Planting Millions of Trees in Haiti

Eco Chic

million trees in the rural area surrounding Gonaives and continues to support an agroforestry program to train Haitian farmers to improve crop yields. We’ve always been impressed with Timberland’s commitment to do well and do good. (We We happen to dig their footwear , too.)

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Why Most of Us have Health-damaging Mineral Deficiencies.

Elephant Journal

Many of us have severe mineral deficiencies which are adversely affecting our health, and we might not even realise it.

Abby’s Blog: Kid’s Helping the Earth Native Strawberries

Green Life Smart Life

Last weekend, we got them from local Healey Farm on Saturday. We got them from the Farmers Market at Marina Square on Tuesday. And yesterday we went to the new Farmers Market at Lippit Park on the corner of Hope St & Blackstone Blvd in Providence. Go find your local farmer’s markets ( here’s who has them in RI) or go and pick your own at the farm. In RI, June means a few things.

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Farm to Table – One Step at a Time

The Green Samaritan

April is National Gardening Month so a perfect time to plant a garden and/or begin shopping at our local farmer’s. Spring is in full bloom! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. See the full post and more at Green Living

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Support Your Local Farms!

Green Life Smart Life

It’s easy to say “support your local farms.” In Rhode Island, it’s getting a lot easier to support your local farms because, believe it or not, there are so many more of them sprouting up! Tagged: agritourism, buy local, farm fresh, Farm Fresh RI, local farmers, local farms, organic food, produce, Rhode Island. After all, who wouldn’t agree with this in principle? However, spouting platitudes and actually doing what you say are two very different things.

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The Ayurvedic Healing Benefits of Saffron. {Saffron Face Oil Recipe}

Elephant Journal

While talking to local farmers, I was amazed to learn about saffron’s skincare and cosmetic benefits. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness ayurveda Cleansing DIY natural cosmetics oil recipe saffron skin care

The Best Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market.

Elephant Journal

Most of the food available at my local Farmers Market is organic and unlike in large stores the organic produce is not sold at an elevated. Food Z ADMIN Food Featured Today climate change eating farmer's market food health produce vegetables

Going Zero Waste

Green (Living) Review

We are lucky to live in the countryside, in a village that had a local farmers’ association that sells organic produce at a reasonable price. We liked the fact that we were supporting a local farmer.”

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Why I Went Raw.

Elephant Journal

Supporting our local farmers means so much more than simply buying healthy food. It means we support a way of life. We support the ethical treatment. Food Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today biodiversity factory farming feedlots nutrition pasteurized raw raw milk

Tips for Beginning Gardeners

Green (Living) Review

If you don''t have someone in your family who is a gardener, the best thing to do is to find a local farmer and learn from them, you can start by visiting your local farmers'' market. Beginning a garden is to embark into a world full of joy, excitement, and reward.

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Personal Gardening and Farming Are Becoming Illegal

Green (Living) Review

Chickens, beehives and goats will officially no longer be tolerated on the properties of urban and suburban farmers, due to the protection of the Right to Farm Act being lifted from small home farmers.

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Make This! Vegan Pear Bread


Head to your local farmer''s market, pick up some pears and try this incredible and moist pear bread recipe while the getting is good. Read More The post Make This! Vegan Pear Bread appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

Nkomo Sikenala Tree Nursery Story


On average, Sikenala sells 50 seedlings a week to local people. She continued to say that they are also encouraging local people on how to take care of indigenous trees by allowing the cut down tree stumps to regenerate.

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This tractor runs on BS — but it’s the real, eco-friendly deal

Green (Living) Review

Around the world, farmers are installing anaerobic digesters. Many farmers use the fuel for heating homes and buildings, selling their excess to local grids.

How To Store Fresh Vegetables For Months … Without A Refrigerator

Green (Living) Review

The fall season brings bountiful harvest from your own garden as well as inexpensive prices from local farmers’ markets. If gardeners find spring and summer to be about growing food, they find fall and winter to be more about storing food.

5 Farmer’s Market Superfoods & Ways to Enjoy Them. ~ Carrie Ciula

Elephant Journal

Many of the whole foods found at our local farmers'' markets offer up enough dense nutrition to earn the superfood status while being more sustainably reasonable. Food Health & Wellness farmer''s market green health healthy eating nutrients superfoods sustainable food

Philanthropy is a scam

Green (Living) Review

Neoliberal practices are imported that ultimately harm locals who are pushed out of their own land or pay higher prices for public services.

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Malawian Farmers Fight Climate Change Head On


for Malawian crop farmers. Climate change effects are negatively affecting farmers in a way that they are not able to produce enough food for their households, while at the same time not being able to produce enough cash crops, with which they can earn money for their daily needs.

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U.S.D.A. to Start Program to Support Local and Organic Farming

Green (Living) Review

The United States Department of Agriculture plans to announce Monday that it will spend $52 million to support local and regional food systems like farmers’ markets and food hubs and to spur research on organic farming. But local farmers still struggle to market their food.

Photo essay: What’s growing in West Virginia’s urban ruins?

Green (Living) Review

Local farmers warned Swan that it would all add up to spectacular failure — that if the neighborhood vandals didn’t kill the plants, the debris-strewn soil would. WHEELING, W.Va. When Danny Swan first broke ground on his West Virginia farm in June 2008, his rototiller hit a baby doll.

“We realize a game won’t change the world but we hope to.

Blue Earth

The web page for this game has an exhaustive list of its ingredients , right down to the lima bean pieces sourced from a local farmer, and the Carnelian stones from Botswana.

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I Tried Farm Fresh To You and Here’s What I Thought

Eco-Vegan Girl

Did you know that you can get organic, local produce delivered right to your doorstep? And bonus: you can support local farmers without having to go to the farmers market. So it really does feel like a farmers market delivery!

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Best Bird of the Weekend (First of June 2013)

10,000 Birds

For example, the local farmers’ markets are back in action! Before this lovely June weekend began, I bemoaned the evident end of spring migration. What I failed to recognize were all the great things that happen around here when the waves of migrants subside. If you can’t get fresh birds, at least enjoy fresh produce. My favorite sighting this weekend was a House Wren at my house. Corey’s Best Bird of the Weekend was an easy one to decide upon.

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Safeway Selling Unlabeled “Kona” Coffee

Conservation Hawaii

So it was a bit shocking for a local farmer to find Safeway selling its own “Kona” coffee blend on the mainland. The fact that Safeway did not properly label the coffee it is advertising as “Kona” coffee is arguably deceptive to customers and disrespectful to Hawaii coffee farmers.

5 Ways to Avoid the Food Shopping Minefield. ~ Claire Wilson

Elephant Journal

I support my local farmers markets, and I read labels a lot. So, what can I, a yoga teaching mother of two, do about this? I guess the simplest and possibly most effective thing I can do is to vote with my dollars. As a consumer it is the greatest and most influential weapon I have for change. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Green Health & Wellness food growing own food.

Loving Local: Place, Economy and Community

Green (Living) Review

Making a commitment to this place and taking responsibility for its well-being was the first step I took toward helping to build a sustainable local economy in my region. After opening the White Dog Cafe on the first floor of my house in 1983, I soon began buying from local farmers.

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Tip of the Week – Donate Egg Cartons To Local Farms

The Go Green Blog

Then donate your extras to a local egg farmer. The farmers will reuse your egg cartons giving them a second life, thus helping out the local farmers as well as the planet. Tags: Recycling Tips Egg Carton Egg Cartons Egg Farmer Green Tips Reuse

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Exotic Tree Species under Pests Attack in Malawi


This figure leaves out individual trees planted by local people in their villages, crop fields and hills. The individual local owners have been affected too. Another local farmer who has been affected is Magdalena Kuluwira, who has a one acre of eucalyptus woodlot.

The Real Food Store, UK

Green (Living) Review

Given its grassroots beginnings, it''s not surprising that Real Food is much more than your average store: it''s a vibrant hub reconnecting local consumers with local producers, and reweaving the fabric of local interdependence severed in the process of globalization.

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Green & Easy-Going Ideas to Enjoy the Rest of Summer

The Green Samaritan

Stop at that roadside produce stand , go to your local farmers market or ev en the grocery store and pick up a fresh watermelon.

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Whisky Will Power 9,000 Homes With New Biomass Plant

Wend Magazine

The pot ale will be made into a concentrated organic fertiliser and an animal feed for use by local farmers.&#. Whisky (also spelled whiskey ) is “a spirit distilled from malted grain.&#

ReFood Doncaster expansion progresses

Green (Living) Review

The digestate produced by the process will meet PAS 110 standards and ReFood has a network of local farmers who use it on crops. “We’re We’re delighted that local demand for an integrated food waste collection and recycling solution in the area is so high and this has fuelled our investment in the Doncaster facility just three years after it opened.

Top 10 Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Gifts for 2010

The Go Green Blog

3- Organic flowers or a live plant from your local farmer’s market. 8- Wine from a local vineyard. 9- Homemade dinner with fresh seasonal ingredients from your local farmer’s market.

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Red, White, and Green?

Green Earth Journey

Be Green this 4th of July with the following tips; Stay local for your fireworks. Check out your local news website and find a fireworks display near you. Buy your food from a local grocery and the local farmers market instead of a chain store. Use reuseable dinnerware and flatware at your BBQs and picnics. Opt for fruit and veggies instead of an additional type of meat.

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Decorating Ideas for the Thanksgiving Table

Green Furniture Home Design

During the fall season, you can find gorgeous shapes and colors at your local farmers market, where pumpkins, squash, and other fall favorites are in ripe abundance. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and this year, you should aim to create a memorable experience for your friends and family, and while you’re at it – make some sustainable choices! What could be a better idea around the time of giving thanks, than appreciating the planet that we live on!

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The Prince opens an anaerobic digester in Dorset

Green (Living) Review

His Royal Highness praised the "remarkable engineering feat" which has made the plant the first in the UK to inject renewable gas directly into the local distribution network on a permanent basis.

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Florida beermaker’s edible packaging is saving lives

Green Prophet

It’s a cost to the brewery and a hassle, and we’ve been giving it to farmers for cattle. The brewery produces about 45,000 pounds of spent grain per week, which is repurposed by local farmers as compost or animal feed picked up by local farmers.