Dwight Rosslee

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Why Some Mushrooms May Be Magic for Climate Change

Fungi don’t get the respect they deserve. Maybe that’s because they do most of their work in the dark, beneath the ground or on dead matter, or …

Kenya's unemployed youth find fresh hope in the form of LivelyHoods

In 2010, Tania Laden and Maria Springer founded LivelyHoods, a social enterprise project designed to create work for young people in the urban slums of Kenya. In the two and a half years since, an initiative born of the willingness of two American twentysomethings to listen to the needs of Kenya's …

How to grow chillies

Tips for growing chillies in your own home.<p>Sow seed in February for <i>Capsicum chinense</i> types such as Habanero Group, which take a long time to germinate, grow, flower and fruit. March/April is fine for C. <i>annuum</i> types such as 'Hungarian Hot Wax', which flower and fruit early. Use fresh seed-sowing …

Seafood for the Garden: Make Your Own Organic Fertilizer

Heading to the beach? While you’re there, collect some seaweed to use in your garden. For generations farmers in coastal communities such as the …

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Tech Is Growing the Food Community

Online communities often stay online, but when they bridge into the real world, reality expands, people change and movements begin. The MeetUp platform, launched in response to 9/11 in New York, has vaulted out of computer screens to connect real people meeting in the real world, whether they want …

The first decade: Team reports on US trials of bioenergy grasses

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>The first long-term U.S. field trials of <i>Miscanthus x giganteus</i>, a towering perennial grass used in bioenergy …

The FDA Doesn't Want Chickens To Explore The Great Outdoors

Organic egg farmers are divided in their reaction to a new FDA proposal that's intended to reduce the risk of salmonella infection among free-roaming chickens. They even disagree about what the document, called "Guidance for Industry," actually requires.<p>On the face of it, the document seems to …

Cheap food is an addiction we must break

It's easy to make Tesco a pantomime villain, but shoppers and farmers must share the blame<p>The brilliant American writer Wendell Berry once wrote that "eating is an agricultural act". His point was that since we all eat, we're all responsible for the state of our agriculture. So if things are sorely …

Hydroponics, Aquaponics and Aeroponics

Climate change is a reality. At independence in 1963, Kenya’s forest cover was 10% of it’s land mass but now it’s a greasly 1.2% due to massive …

Heat, Drought Draw Farmers Back To Sorghum, The 'Camel Of Crops'

Much of the world is turning hotter and dryer these days, and it's opening new doors for a water-saving cereal that's been called "the camel of crops": sorghum. In an odd twist, this old-fashioned crop even seems to be catching on among consumers who are looking for "ancient grains" that have been …

Best Practices in Sustainable Agriculture - Biointensive Agroecology - BioNica - Grow the Soil / Seed Network

<b>FIELD SCHOOL 2017 – PERMACULTURE AND BIOINTENSIVE-AGROECOLOGY</b><p>Facilitation by the teachers of the Asociación para el Desarrollo Agroecológico Regional …

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