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Make or Upgrade a Worm Composter

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Gardening

4 Creative Ways to Recycle Waste and Turn it Into a Useful Commodity - One Green Planet

Within permaculture, one of the major goals is to find solutions in problems, to turn that which causes us, or the planet, hardships into something …

The American Organic Gardener's September To-Do List

Everything that needs to be done in the dirt this month, wherever you live.<p>Here's your September gardening guide for North America's USDA Plant …

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If you’ve ever tried your hand at gardening, even of the container variety, chances are you’ve heard at least a little about the importance of …

Gardening

Vermicomposting and Vermiculture: Worms, Bins and How To Get Started

<i>Ed. note: This is the fourth post in the Green Basics series of posts that TreeHugger is writing to provide basic information about important ideas,</i> …

Gardening

3 Compost Bins for Small Spaces

Many people who are interested in composting do not do it because they think compost bins have to be large, smelly, rodent magnets and eyesores. If …

Why You Shouldn't Rake Your Leaves

There's now a credible reason to skip this seasonal chore.<p>When leaves change color each autumn, we all "ooh!" and "aah!" and run out to buy pumpkin spice lattes. But as soon as they drop to the ground, the magic fades and all that's left is the drudgery of a weekend spent raking them up.<p>Or is …

The Growing Trend Of Zero Food Waste And U.S. Companies

We've become a throwaway society. Leftovers from a dinner out get tossed into the trash. Bruised or past due supermarket produce winds up in …

Food Waste

Who Knew Composting Is So Important? (Whether You Garden or Not.)

We always thought of composting as the dominion of hard-core gardeners—while we’re big proponents of eating locally-grown, organic produce, we’re …

Worm composting: What happened after I bought a Worm Factory and 1,000 red wigglers.

They arrived early on a Tuesday morning in a cardboard box. “1000 Red Worms,” read the label in large letters printed beneath the USPS tracking …

7 Safer Containers for Food Storage

Food storage is a tricky topic. For many of us Tupperware and other plastic food storage containers were and still are the norm. There’s no question …

Different Solutions

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How To Reduce Food Waste + Save $$$ (From The Owner Of A Recycling Company)

As much as 40 percent of the food we produce in the United States is ultimately thrown away.<p>With supermarkets and grocery stores packed with cheap …

Sustainability

Automation firm develops scalable canning line for craft beverage industry

As a small producer of craft beverages, Sietsema Cider LLC often faces challenges when it comes to finding ways to package its line of hard ciders. …

Beer

For Illene Sofranko, St. Petersburg-based Urban Canning Company a labor of love

ST. PETERSBURG<p>The label on the jar of Peppered Peach and Rosemary Jam reads "hand canned," and for Illene Sofranko the phrase isn't just a gourmet …

Tampa Bay

Urban Farming - Hobby Farms

UF<p>Urban Farming<p>January 29, 2018<p>Hoosiers with varied backgrounds and skills form a collective with two city farms, hoping to make a living and help …

A & D

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Kick the Can: Fresh Beans Are Your New Best Friend (and Our Farmers' Market Favorite)

Canned and dried beans are cheap, nutritious, and fast—but guess what? So are fresh beans. Here's how to buy them at the market and cook them right.<p></head><i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to</i> …

Farmers' Markets

The Moneyless Man who gave up on cash and embraced foraging and farming

Mark Boyle chose to go without money for three years. Now he has begun a community smallholding that is as cash-free as possible – and is opening the world’s first free pub<p>Mark Boyle proved how, in a world dominated by money, he could live in Britain surviving entirely without cash – by bartering, …

Agriculture

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’<p>With its newest public park, Seattle is planning something radical. In the midst of its …

How Vertical Farming is Revolutionizing the Way We Grow Food

Traditional farming is taking a huge toll on the environment—a problem that’s set to worsen due to our ever-growing global population. Yet there are …

Egg prices have doubled in the last year. Here’s why

If you look at a graph of the price of eggs, it usually resembles the flight path of a chicken: It bounces up a little bit, then flutters back to …

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