Barbara Pleasant on Gardening to fill your Pantry

Barbara Pleasant on Gardening to fill your Pantry. Taking home-grown foods into food storage. – – – – Barbara is an Award-winning writer having been covering organic gardening and self-sufficient living for more than 30 years. As contributing editor to Mother Earth News, her work has garnered multiple awards from the Garden Writers Association and…

What is Permaculture, Anyway?

What is Permaculture, Anyway? By Tayler Jenkins Permaculture has received a lot of hype in the sustainable farming world — perhaps you’ve even incorporated some of its principles in your own garden or life. But what exactly does it mean? How is a permaculture farm different than any farm that uses organic or sustainable practices? In order to…

China’s Polluted Land… Our Polluted Food

China’s Polluted Land… Our Polluted Food By Greg Peterson I am continually on the lookout for valuable data to share in our Urban Farm Lifestyle Newsletter. In doing this, I watch several areas for information that significantly effects our food system and the general sustainability of our culture. I do my best to avoid the…

What is Permaculture, Anyway?

What is Permaculture, Anyway? “Permaculture” is a term popping up all over the urban farming world nowadays, but what exactly does it mean? How is a permaculture farm any different than a farm that uses organic or sustainable practices? The truth is, it’s not an easy concept to define. In order to bring you the…