Last week, I posted on Ernst & Young’s latest Country Attractiveness Indices for renewable energy. It put the U.S. as the second-most attractive country for renewable energy investment, behind China and ahead of Germany (and every other country in the world, for that matter). Ernst & Young has also released renewable energy attractiveness indices for the U.S. and each state in the U.S. Source: Clean Technica (http://s.tt/16Cte)
Blur bassist Alex James's memoir of farming life swaps pop excess for crumpets and polytunnels, writes Tom Lamont (All Cheeses Great and Small: A Life Less Blurry by Alex James – review: Blur bassist Alex James's memoir of farm...)...
Government regulations concern young farmersFarm and Ranch GuideWASHINGTON, DC, March 8, 2012 – The latest survey of participants in the American Farm Bureau Federation's Young Farmers & Ranchers program shows an even split when it comes to concerns...
Welcome to Make It By Monday, GOOD's weekly DIY feature in which we curate, demystify, and add our own tips for craft projects from around the web (and our apartments). This week: Make a space to make stuff in.
Indian Farmers Hostage to MiddlemenInter Press ServiceBy Keya Acharya BANGALORE, India, Mar 9, 2012 (IPS) - Agriculture experts blame the crisis faced by India's small farmers on a highly inefficient supply chain for perishable farm produce, a...
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The City of Minneapolis has updated its ordinance regulating composting to allow larger compost areas, to adopt different regulations for composting at home versus community gardens, and to require an odor-reducing layer such as leaves, wood chips or finished compost on top. Composting is the natural breakdown of organic material, such as yard and food waste, into soil, and it is a way of taking better care of our gardens while creating less waste. Using compost makes plants and gardens healthier by holding moisture in dry soil, allowing water to flow through compacted soil, adding nutrients near the plant’s roots and helping seeds to sprout.
The Underground Railroad Bicycle Route is a pedal-friendly network of routes from Alabama to Ontario that traces the paths, hideouts and historic sites from the pre-Civil war years when slaves fled northward to escape bondage.
[Video News Story] Historically, a lot of Houston neighborhoods here haven't seen much foot traffic. Sidewalks have been frowned upon and walking in the street can be downright dangerous. Now, there's a new push to fix these problems for pedestrians.
I'm thinking this sounds a lot like an oxymoron, but please help me understand this. "Thanks to the modern agricultural practices made possible by agricultural biotechnology, American farming is becoming more environmentally sustainable than ever before."
Community Speed Watch is a scheme to help people reduce speeding traffic though their community. The scheme enables volunteers to work within their community to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding and to help control the problem locally.
Washington State University graduate student Brook Brouwer Stephen Jones breeds the type of wheat that makes bakers go nuts. It’s local, organic, and flavorful, and it can help restore soil health on small- to mid-sized farms.