News Okanagan salmon is back
The fish in question is the Okanagan sockeye salmon. Never heard of it? You?re not alone. Although the rivers and lakes of the Okanagan Valley once ran silvery blue with this once-abundant inland fish, its numbers were decimated by a series of man-ma
News Hemp fibers better than Graphene for batteries
James Morgan, BBC News
The waste fibres from hemp crops can be transformed into high-performance energy storage devices, scientists say.
News Africa the Next Home of an Agricultural Revolution
But contrary to popular belief, it is much more diverse. Africa has 47 countries, 2,000 languages or dialects, and 35 currencies. Most significantly, by 2050 one-fifth of the world population, or 2 billion people, will be African. These factors do ma
News Farming the Apocalypse
When there is a likelihood of even small amounts of snow, sleet or ice, I move my car to the top of the hill that shelters my farm. If I need to run errands during such times, I just walk up the hill to it. The car is old, our drive is steep and clos
News CSA Enrollment ~ Tomatoes & Peppers ~ Veggie List 7/26/14
As if the temperatures, rain, sunflowers, zinnias weren't enough to inhale, I could see customers slightly tilt their heads back and take in a big sniff of the fire roasted chili peppers filling the air with a soothing but hungry aroma. Tonopah Rob
News Lunatic MI Govt Terrorists FORCE Organic Farmers to DESTROY 248 Gallons...
http://www.dailypaul.com, Daisy Luther
Lunatic MI Govt Terrorists FORCE Organic Farmers to DESTROY 248 Gallons of Organic Milk & 1200 Free Range Eggs!
News Colony Collapse Disorder Linked to Bird Population Collapse?
"Neonicotinoids were always regarded as selective toxins. But our results suggest that they may affect the entire ecosystem," says Hans de Kroon of Radboud University and co-author of a study recently published in Nature journal.
It's not just the
News Inner city vertical farm concept designed using shipping containers
http://www.gizmag.com, Stu Robarts
Vertical farming and building with shipping containers have been touted as solutions to dwindling space in cities and costly construction, respectively.
News Summer Tomato Sale ~ Veggie List 7/19/14 ~ CSA Contracts
This Saturday the farm stand is having a sale on tomatoes. All tomatoes from cherry to the OMG look at the size of these monster tomatoes are all on sale.
News The Complete History of Monsanto, The World's Most Evil Corporation
Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as "most evil corporation on Earth!" Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, atop a mountain of rotting corpses, it remains focused
News Tomato Season ~ Veggie List 7/12/14 ~ Egg Sale ~ Fresh Roasted Chili Peppers
Tomatoes!! Oh my golly! Y'all need to come to the farm stand and get tomatoes. All kinds of colors, flavors and textures. And the Cherry Tomatoes, boy howdy do they pack a punch of sweetness. The little yellow cherry's are sinfully delicious. Goo
News Human Trials Planned for Genetically-Modified "Super Bananas"
Prof. Dale and his colleagues started work on the project in 2005, backed by almost US$10 million in funds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They chose the cooking banana due to the fact that it's already a key part of the diet in many Eas
News Grocery Store Prices / Veggie List 7/5/14 / Egg Sale
Tonopah Rob's Nature Grown Farm has the solution to the high prices box stores are charging for produce. Tonopah Rob's CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. It doesn't matter whether you make a weekly, monthly or semi-monthly visit to the f
News Wild Husbandry and Bruce 'Buckshot' Hemming
Please remember these were far better woodsmen then compared to today's hunters. These men were hard, tough, and did not have the convenience of running down to the local grocery store for supplies. Even with all their hunting skills without the trap
News Monsanto Halted in Canada
(NaturalNews) Grassroots activism against transgenic encroachment has paid off in Canada, where licenses for genetically modified (GM) alfalfa have been put on hold, according to new reports. Massive protests in Montreal, Levis, Quebec City, Toronto
News Cheese Regulatory Wars
The FDA put at least one New York cheese maker out of business for "a 'repeat violation' involving aging cheese on wood," but the Agency now says that this is not the FDA's "official policy."
When New York's Department of Agriculture an
News Market Closures for the Summer ~ Veggie List 6/28/14 ~ Fund Raiser Dinner Tickets
It's been a fantastic growing season. Even though the farm was invaded with swarms of Blister Beetles, Aphid and Bagrada Bugs, it held its own and survived the invasions. The farm produced well over 100,000 pounds of fruits, veggies, eggs, honey an
News Tenacious gardeners put down roots in 'America's most desperate town'
They're committed to the future of Camden, N.J., and they've created one of the nation's fastest-growing networks of urban farms.
News Lessons of Amish Agriculture
Amish farming has been handed down from parents to children for so many generations that the reasons for doing so are almost forgotten. For example, the rotations of our field crops work so well that they're seldom questioned. This is a four or five
News Study finds link between pesticides and autism
A California study out Monday found that pregnant women who live near farms where pesticides are applied had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
News USDA Admits to Being Behind the Mysterious Slaughter of Millions of Birds and Animals
Indeed, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has publicly admitted it is responsible for the mass poisoning of tens of millions of birds over the last several years. It's all part of the USDA's program called "Bye Bye Blackbird," and we even have the U
News The Day GMOs Ate an Organic Farm
While organic farmers try and figure out how to survive in the face of what appears to be an unstoppable government-backed onslaught on their very right to exist, biotech firms along with their flunky farmers are doing the happy dance. Why? Because t
News Factory Farm Model Fails AgainβProduces Virus That Wiped Out US Pig Population
Did you know over the past year, 10% of the entire swine population in the US has been wiped out by a highly lethal virus? The virus, called Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus has been traced back to pig's blood fed to piglets
News Hemp Resurgance
bviating the need for most pesticides (it is naturally resistant to most pests), herbicides, fungicides and thriving on less water than most crops. Because of its resiliency, it has also been flagged as a natural way to clean up soil pollution. Using