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California Groundwater Crisis Grows: During Critical Drought, Farmers Pump Water From Wells For Crops Vital To America's Food Supply

California is facing one of the worst water crises in the state’s recent history, but the state’s farmers are nevertheless drilling wells and pumping …

Industrial corn farming is ruining our health

The resulting call for action focused on setting toxin standards and reducing discharges of the fertilizer phosphorus, the primary driver of the toxic algae, to Lake Erie.<p>This is consistent with calls for action from the Ohio Lake Erie Phosphorus Task Force, the International Joint Commission, the …

Desperate California farmers are relying on Chevron’s wastewater

This can’t be a good idea<p>How bad is the historic drought plaguing California?<p>So bad, reports Newsweek, that Central Valley farmers consider wastewater purchased from Chevron's oil drilling activities to be "a good deal."<p>Freshwater, which is typically preferred for use on food crops, is selling for …

To Feed the World in 2050, We Need to View Small-Scale Farming as a Business

How can we feed the world’s growing population? It’s an age-old question that has resurfaced following the economic shocks and environmental stresses of the past decade.<p>According to the latest data, the global population is expected to surpass nine billion by 2050, and much of this growth will take …

Agriculture

NF Campground Rating – Rock Creek, Cherokee Forest (Erwin, TN)

This is where we’re staying right now and is an absolute gem of a find in the northern end of the Smoky Mountains<br>Link to campground here: Rock Creek, …

Top 10 Best Camping Tents

As the weather starts to warm up it’s time to start planning the first camping trip of the year and the most important consideration is your tent. It …

39 Places to Have a Great Long Weekend

Master the three-day weekend getaway in one of these vibrant adventure towns across the United States. With the advice of a trusted local, discover the best spots to hike, bike, paddle, eat, drink, and sleep.<p>writer

Hiking

Eye Candy From Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks - REI Co-op Journal

A visit to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park is the ultimate two-for-one. The Tetons are a lofty, classic alpine paradise, …