Mischell Burke

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Here's How To Choose The Healthiest Seafood

<b>Choosing the healthiest seafood can be tricky: While many fish are high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids, some contain unwanted levels of toxins. These tips will make your decision easier.</b><p><i>By Suzannah Evans</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Romula A. Yanes/Gourmet)</i><p><b>The Usual</b><p><b>Shrimp</b> They're loaded with protein and …

Climate apocalypse is here, now: Science fiction has become our new reality

Climatologists dismissed the science behind “The Day After Tomorrow.” Eleven years later, it’s not so improbable<p>Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science -- and that should frighten us all. The latest reports from the prestigious and sober Intergovernmental Panel on Climate …

Hempcrete is the newest green building material.

Hempcrete is made from hemp fiber, lime and water. When cured, it floats, has excellent insulating power. It's fireproof and resists insects and …

Hemp

Grow the Best Late-Season Garden - Gardening

It’s hard to believe during the hottest days of summer, but autumn is on its way. And although we often think of late summer as the height of the …

Gardening

Let go and let grow

I’ve been wondering how wild you can get before starting to receive disapproving looks. Of course I’m talking gardens here, not gardeners: if you want to look a bit silly, rugged or indeed utterly crazed in your back yard, then that’s your choice entirely. As for me, I’ve been experimenting (in …

Gardening

Backyard Garden Boxes - on the Cheap!

Introduction: Backyard Garden Boxes - on the Cheap!<p><b>My family decided to create some backyard, above-ground, garden boxes since the soil where we live</b> …

What It’s Like Working On An Organic Farm

<i>By Eva Moss, Sewanee, The University of the South</i><p>My parents had a passion for food, being from the South and Western Samoa, two places with rich culinary traditions. They instilled in me a fascination with what I ate at a very young age. In my adult life, this translated to my being a supporter of …

Farming

Grow vegetables in hot beds for an early harvest

Using a tried and tested hot bed technique you could be pulling vegetables in March<p>If you grow vegetables, you already know some of the crucial requirements: a fertile soil and adequate water for starters. You also know that, in a temperate climate like Britain, warmth is vital; nothing will grow …

Gardening

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

The Many Benefits of Hugelkultur

Hugelkultur, pronounced Hoo-gul-culture, means hill culture or hill mound.<p>Instead of putting branches, leaves and grass clippings in bags by the …