Monthly Archives: January 2013

Urban Farm Generates 6,000 lbs of Food on 1/10th Acre

Over 6,000 pounds of food per year, on 1/10 acre located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles. The Dervaes family grows over 400 species of plants, 4,300 pounds of vegetable food, 900 chicken and 1,000 duck eggs, 25 lbs … Continue reading

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Seed Farming and Preservation

A quick video about farming and preservation non-GMO and heirloom seeds. THE GIFT is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms/semifinalists. Learn more about the Competition and FOCUS FORWARD at focusforwardfilms.com The Gift … Continue reading

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Fruit and Vegetable Programs Webinars

USDA hosts ongoing webinar series for fruit and vegetable industry The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service delivers free on-line webinars, accessible to anyone with Internet access, for fruit and vegetable growers, handlers, and distributors of all sized operations. Each webinar is … Continue reading

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Slow Money Webinar: Castanea Foundation & Ayers Brook Goat Dairy

Learn more about how Slow Money works: “Castanea Foundation & Ayers Brook Goat Dairy: An Innovative Ag Investment Model” will be held on: Tuesday, January 29, 2012 at 10am Pacific, 11am Mountain, Noon Central, 1pm Eastern.  Click Here to: Join the webinar … Continue reading

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Edible Landscapes

An interesting video from TED: Pam Warhurst: How we can eat our landscapes What should a community do with its unused land? Plant food, of course. With energy and humor, Pam Warhurst tells at the TEDSalon the story of how … Continue reading

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2013 Women in Agriculture conference

It’s time to register for the 2013 Women in Agriculture conference! http://www.womeninag.wsu.edu Saturday, February 23 offers you an opportunity to refresh and renew your spirit for farming with engaging speakers and networking opportunities. You deserve it! Join us at one of the 21 … Continue reading

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Investing for Climate Change

That sounds rather ominous, doesn’t it?  Who wants to “invest” for climate change as it is tantamount to taking personal advantage to a global problem of vast proportions that is guaranteed to cause a lot of human suffering.  So, when … Continue reading

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Slow Money Investment Club (SMIC)

Investing purposely has never been more important than it is today.  Take control of your money, your future, and your local community.  Consider getting involved with a local Slow Money Investment Club (SMIC) that focuses on local food for the … Continue reading

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Great Attendance at Hoop House Seminar

We were pleased to have a great turn-out for our first (of what we intend to be many) events. Over fifty (50) attended our Hoop House event Thursday: Hoop House SeminarDate/Time: Thursday January 24th at 3-4:30 PM Location: Nash’s Organic … Continue reading

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Local Food Resource: Puget Sound Fresh

If you looking for a website to direct you towards Farms, Farmer’s Market, and local food in general, you will find Puget Sound Fresh to be an excellent resource. Puget Sound Fresh was launched in 1998 by King County in … Continue reading

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