They save lots of money - and that's just their most obvious benefit.
"Andy Wible’s backyard in Washington, D.C.’s Petworth neighborhood doesn’t look much like a sewerage drain. But his Bayberry, Bee Balm, Iris and Golden Ragwort plants get the job done – and then some. Dug 30 inches* down and filled with a mixture of sand, topsoil and compost, Wible's rain garden draws raindrops tumbling off the roof deep into the soil, purifying them and recharging the groundwater."
This CDKN special issue of ‘Joto Afrika’ features a range of climate-smart best practices Kenyan farmers and communities are adopting, and identifies some of the prerequisites for developing and diffusing these practices to improve food security.
AbCelex Technologies Announces Research Collaboration and Commercialization ...MarketWatch (press release)AbCelex's proprietary antibody-based platform technology can be a substantial solution worldwide to help prevent or significantly reduce...
Berkeley Jewish farm mixes agriculture, learningSan Francisco ChronicleUrban Adamah farm, located on a 1-acre lot on San Pablo Avenue, merges agriculture with education, charity and Judaism to create a Kibbutz-like fount of good food and comradery.
The Epoch TimesAquaponics Start-Up in Long Island City Dreams BigThe Epoch TimesSeeds start in cotton cubes, which give them plenty of moisture, before putting them into the recirculating aquaponic system.
Urban agriculture can be traced back as far as ancient Egypt. It was even popularized recently (relatively speaking) as victory gardens during the first half of the 20th century. The present day economy presents its own unique ...
EMERGING facts from an independent research indicate that the majority of common vegetables consumed in Lagos and its environs have more than the minimum level of pesticide residue, the chemical of which remains in food after being applied to food crops.
We have now reached the point where our roof capture area has exceeded our water storage capacity so the latest two roofs on my construction escapade have been designed with different functions in mind.
USDA awards $40 million grants to boost local food suppliesReutersBy Christine Stebbins | CHICAGO (Reuters) - The US Agriculture Department on Friday awarded $40.2 million in grants to farmers, ranchers and farmer-controlled rural business ventures...
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