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How To Start Your Own Compost

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 by

Here in San Francisco, residents are given a free bin to collect compost materials. This is in an effort to eliminate all waste in landfills. Tara explains how you can make your own compost bin right in your backyard! Learn more about the Stuff to Blow Your Mind Science Awards …

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How Three U.S. Mini-Farms Are Sowing The Seeds Of Global Food Security

Posted on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 by

Her face shaded by a wide-brimmed straw hat, Olawumi Benedict is cheerfully tending to her “little babies” — kale seedlings growing in shallow wooden flats until they’re hardy enough for transplantation into soil beds. Three miles over the hills on another small farm, Jonnes Mlegwah is double-digging the soil with …

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One Hundred Thousand Beating Hearts

Posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 by

Excellent Carbon Farming short film from Project Drawdown board member Peter Byck Newest short film in the Carbon Nation: Soil Carbon Cowboys series. Will Harris, owner of White Oak Pastures, tells us his evolution from industrial to regenerative farmer. Date: 2016-08-09

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The Roots of Organic Farming on Campus

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 by

Tag along with Mark Bittman as he explores the lush 30-acre farm at UC Santa Cruz. Since 1967, the institution has offered a hands-on apprenticeship program to people from all walks of life who are eager to hone their gardening skills. Learn about its history, research and how their produce …

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Organic Farming Could Feed The World

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 by

FILE – In this Nov. 1, 2005, file photo, workers tend an organic farm in Bolinas, Calif. With organic food growers reporting double-digit growth in U.S. sales each year, producers are challenging a proposed California pest-management program they say enshrines a pesticide-heavy approach for decades to come, including compulsory spraying …

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How Food and Forestry Are Adapting to a Changing Climate

Posted on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 by

Across the country, farmers, ranchers and forest landowners have experienced a slow but steady uptick in their operational risks, due in part to a variety of impacts from a changing climate. Growing seasons in the Midwest, a region that includes my home state of Iowa, have lengthened by almost two …

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Compost Crusader

Posted on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 by

One waitress wants to 86 food waste. Twice a week, Melissa Tashjian, 35, serves grub at a local pizza joint in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The rest of her time is devoted to her budding business, Compost Crusader, which helps turn food scraps and organic waste into nutrient-rich soil. “I’ve been in …

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“Grass, Soil, Hope.”

Posted on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 by

When Gabe Brown and his wife bought their farm near Bismarck, North Dakota, from her parents in 1991, testing found the soil badly depleted, its carbon down to just a quarter of levels once considered natural in the area. Today the Brown farm and ranch is home to a diverse …

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500 hot showers from one pile of compost

Posted on Friday, May 6th, 2016 by

Jean Pain is a guy that you’ve probably never heard of… He was a French innovator and inventor who developed an innovative compost-based bioenergy system that produced 100% of all of his energy requirements. Essentially, Pain was able to distill enough methane for all of his cooking needs, power a …

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When in drought: the California farmers who don’t water their crops

Posted on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 by

Dry-farmed quinoa growing at the New family farm in Sebastopol, California There’s something different about Will Bucklin’s grape vines. At first it’s hard to notice, but a drive through northern California’s Sonoma Valley, past waves of green, manicured vineyards, makes it clear. The black ribbon of PVC irrigation pipe that …

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