Markets for Homegrown Produce

Green (Living) Review

How to earn a financial harvest from your garden More customers than you might imagine are eager to buy that wonderful organic produce growing in your back yard. To find out if a particular market is a cost-effective venue for selling your produce, talk to the market’s manager.

The Fight Over the Right to Produce Your Own Food

Green (Living) Review

In recent years, however, FTCLDF has spent an increasing amount of time and resources fighting for the right of people to produce their own food.

Increase producer responsibility

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) is calling for a revision of the current waste strategy to focus on resource efficiency and waste minimization through increased producer responsibility. Both CIWEM’s Manifesto and Waste Management Policy Position Statement call for resource efficiency and waste minimisation through increased producer responsibility.

Missouri Food Pantries Help Clients Grow Their Own Produce

Green (Living) Review

In the U.S., 1 in 6 people struggles with hunger. Food pantries across the country pass out food to help these people put meals on the table. But what if they could help teach the pantry visitors how to grow their own food, too?

Beacon Food Forest offers foraging, free garden produce during harvest

Green (Living) Review

And through October 8th, people looking for tomatoes, zucchini, green beans, acorn squash, Swiss chard and other produce, can stop by a free roadside stand staffed by garden volunteers along 15th Avenue South. The Beacon Food Forest is a labor of love.

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Nebraska egg producer inspired to do even more for disabled

Green (Living) Review

Far too many people focus on the first three letters of “disability,” rather than the last seven. That message, delivered by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez at a White House event honoring “Champions of Change” last week, stuck out to Dan Hromas of York, Nebraska.

Nearly half Europe’s electricity could be produced by households by 2050, study shows

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) More than a quarter of a million Europeans could be producing their own energy by the middle of the century if certain policies are pursued, a new report has found.

Aguanomics: Pigouvian taxes do NOT produce deadweight losses

Environmental Economics

David Zetland: For my final exam question, I asked students to compare the pros and cons of cap and trade and Pigouvian taxes for reducing the negative externality from pollution. Many students gave useful answers, but many also made two big mistakes.

7 Spring Ideas To Grow into Healthy Produce

The Green Samaritan

Spring is here! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. If you didn’t know, April is National Gardening Month, not to mention Earth Month, so a great reason to think about. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Water-Producing Eole Wind Turbine Has Gulf States Drooling

Green Prophet

Eole Water from France has developed a water-producing wind turbine and Gulf states are drooling at the jowls to have at least one of their own. Cleantech, Science & Technology Abu Dhabi clean tech Eole Water Gulf states renewable energy water-producing wind turbine wind power

Sanitation Worker Challenges Whole Foods and Walmart to Stop Trashing Produce

Green (Living) Review

That’s why Jordan Figueiredo, a 36-year-old solid waste specialist for the Castro Valley Sanitary District in California, is challenging Walmart and Whole Foods to start carrying imperfect produce in their stores.

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DiCaprio Produces Netflix Gorilla Documentary

Eccorazzi

Leonardo DiCaprio has produced yet another movie to raise awareness about saving the world and its creatures. Read More The post DiCaprio Produces Netflix Gorilla Documentary appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Entertainment Featured Film/TV News leonardo di caprio

Farmer swears his billygoat produces milk

Green Prophet

And then produced milk. In addition to retaining his reproductive organs, “or the parts that make him male,” says Al Alwi, he also started to produce ‘milk’ from two new udders.

World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey to Produce 2M Pounds of Produce

Eccorazzi

Start-up Aerofarms is currently building what Read More The post World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey to Produce 2M Pounds of Produce appeared first on Ecorazzi. Newark, NJ is not known for its extensive farming grounds but it just might be in the future with the help of vertical farming. Eats Healthy Living Lifestyle News Science Top News

Help Conservationists Gregg & Deia Produce Connecting the Gems Documentary Film

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. In August 2010, Gregg Treinish (who founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation) and Deia Schlosberg finished a roughly 520-mile trek on foot that took them between two major wildlife habitats in the Northern Rockies.

Community Gardens May Produce More than Vegetables

Green (Living) Review

That finding was not surprising, as researchers had expected that spouses would benefit from eating food produced in the garden, and perhaps from helping out with the gardening activities. Study suggests health benefits beyond nutrition People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index—as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese—than do their non-gardening neighbors.

Adrian Grenier to Produce Documentary About a Lonely Whale

Eccorazzi

Entourage star Adrian Grenier will co-produce Joshua Zeman’s newest documentary, 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World. “I’m

Chicago’s urban farming produces fresh veggies all year, 24/7

Green Prophet

The project produces a number of green vegetables and herbs ; including basil, baby greens, broccoli, and kale. He says that this investment is worthwhile, considering the demand for fresh vegetable produce in the Chicago metro area alone.

7 Spring Ideas To Grow into Healthy Produce

The Green Samaritan

Spring is here! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. If you didn’t know, April is National Gardening Month, not to mention Earth Month, so a great reason to think about. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Tomatoes and Eggplants, July Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

A perfect example for July produce is tomatoes and eggplants. Take into account how produce wilts in the Middle Eastern summer, and go shopping in the morning. See our June seasonal produce post about tomatoes and suggestions for their use.

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

Those numbers provide important information regarding just how the produce was grown. If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. So even is something is marked as organic, the sticker will reassure you. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper's Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean

IRENA Produces Free Global Renewable Energy Atlas

Green Prophet

It’s a sea-change for a region so linked to the hydrocarbon, but new clean energy initiatives are heating up the Middle East.

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. Those numbers provide important information regarding just. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper''s Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean

Emefcy Funded to Make Bugs Produce Energy

Green Prophet

The organic material in the waste produces power and treated water. Rather than using conventional energy-intensive aerobic processes or methane-producing anaerobic digestion to treat wastewater, Emefcy claims that they can harvest renewable energy directly from the wastewater.

Scientists Produce Fake Rhino Horn to Stop Poaching

Eccorazzi

The newest approach: to produce fake rhino Read More The post Scientists Produce Fake Rhino Horn to Stop Poaching appeared first on Ecorazzi. As the rhino population continues to dwindle around the world, scientists are thinking outside the box about how to save the endangered animals. Animals Causes News Science Top News

Falling in Love with Fall Produce

Green Living Ideas

Unlikely as it is that all of the below-mentioned produce is the current season’s favorites where you are, I hope you can take advantage of some of the bounty. Food and Cuisine farmers markets holiday produce recipes Just like that we find ourselves in the last quarter of the year!

Argan Oil Now Produced in Israel

Green Prophet

The fabulously expensive oil is now produced in Israel – without goat droppings. Much of Morocco’s argan oil still comes from nuts excreted by goats. Ever get the feeling that you’re barking up the wrong tree?

Leonardo DiCaprio Will Produce ‘American Wolf’ For the Big Screen

Eccorazzi

Leonardo DiCaprio is producing "American Wolf," the story of Yellowstone National Park''s most famous wolf, O-Six, for the big screen. Read More The post Leonardo DiCaprio Will Produce ‘American Wolf’ For the Big Screen appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Film/TV News Top News Leonard DiCaprio

Erotic produce may seduce you into thinking “ugly”

Green Prophet

The ban lift put most irregularly shaped produce on discount offers, frequently up to 40% cheaper then their prettier cousins. They can be sold as irregular, but must be labeled for “cooking,” not as “fresh produce.”

UAE Tests Produce for Pesticides

Green Prophet

The Ministry adds that close to 90% of the produce tested was found safe. Of course, safest is organic produce with no pesticides at all. Protecting food security in Abu Dhabi.

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Strawberries and Citrus – February Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

Yellow and red cherry tomatoes, probably hot-house produce, are good but expensive. Late winter in the Middle East brings lower prices in the shuk.

June Seasonal Produce, Melons, Cherries, and Apricots

Green Prophet

Delicious things you can do with Junes’ produce: Apricot Chutney. Middle Eastern markets are bursting with the color and aromas of summer’s soft fruits. Fruit: There are lots of honeydews and cantaloups. Keep an eye out for heirloom melon varieties offered in Arab markets.

4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

The Green Samaritan

Gardening Green Living how to clean fruits and vegetables Produce rinse Produce wash vinegar produce rinse Though we may try hard to stick with the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list when buying fruits and vegetables, there may be times we stray simply due to cost or availability.

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4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

The Green Samaritan

Gardening Green Living how to clean fruits and vegetables Produce rinse Produce wash vinegar produce rinseThough we may try hard to stick with the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list when buying fruits and vegetables, there may be times we stray simply due to cost or availability. In those cases, what are the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

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Ricky Gervais: ‘Puppy farms produce sick & scared puppies’

Eccorazzi

He has used his popularity to speak out against shark culls, hunters and animal testing among many, Read More The post Ricky Gervais: ‘Puppy farms produce sick & scared puppies’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ricky Gervais doesn’t go long without advocating for animals despite his busy schedule.

Artichokes and Oranges: December’s Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

It may be winter in the Middle East, but shoppers can still load up on beautiful fresh produce. Still, December’s produce isn’t substantially different from November’s. It’s officially winter in the Middle East.

October Seasonal Produce in the Middle East

Green Prophet

October offers a variety of short-season delicacies. Each month brings forward new fruit or vegetables to charm the eye and palate, while the previous month’s stars fade away. October’s specialties are: Fruit: Middle Eastern newcomers this month are kiwis, persimmons, and quinces.

Beyond Meat Asks Chicken Producers to Let Public In

Eccorazzi

Read More The post Beyond Meat Asks Chicken Producers to Let Public In appeared first on Ecorazzi. As hundreds get salmonella, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown asks big chicken companies to let the public see where their meat is coming from.

German solar city (Sonnenschiff) produces four times more energy than it consumes

Green (Living) Review

If, in fact, we would change the supply in our homes and would, predominately, use the 12V DC produced by PV panel and small wind turbines, etc. The buildings are also built to Passivhaus standards, which allows the project to produce four times the amount of energy it consumes.

SeaWorld Rejects Invitation to Debate With ‘Blackfish’ Producers

Eccorazzi

Read More The post SeaWorld Rejects Invitation to Debate With ‘Blackfish’ Producers appeared first on Ecorazzi. The makers of the documentary, "Blackfish," invited SeaWorld to a public debate over allegations against the park. SeaWorld declined the opportunity. Animals Causes Featured News

Dairy producers kill cows earlier to charge more for milk

Eccorazzi

Between 2003 and 2010, farmers could get higher prices for their cows if they killed them off before the were “finished” producing milk (by the industries standard).

Study determines “beef animals” produce more profit if killed faster

Eccorazzi

The study ends with hypocrisy, highlighting how 12 month lifespans would produce less greenhouse gas emissions, ignoring that the number of lives would increase to surpass the lengthier predecessors. In the ongoing exploitation of animals, profit is the bottom line.

Q&A With ‘Earth Focus: Illicit Ivory’ Producer Raisa Scriabine

Eccorazzi

It’s a fearless examination of the horrific world of ivory trafficking, including its effect on endangered elephant species worldwide Read More The post Q&A With ‘Earth Focus: Illicit Ivory’ Producer Raisa Scriabine appeared first on Ecorazzi. “Illicit Ivory” is the latest installment of the long-running environmental investigative series Earth Focus.