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Tracey Clayton
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3 Reasons to Buy Sustainable Food

Have you ever considered switching to a sustainable diet? Perhaps you don’t even know what it is. Let’s make it simple. Are you familiar with the effect of various foods on your organism? There’s a difference in our body’s reactions to hamburgers, on one hand, and salad on the other. Now, think about what kind of effect various food has on our environment. It can’t be the same, can it? You need to bring the…See More
Sep 13
Tracey Clayton replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Raised Beds 101'
"Would the use of worm fertiliser in this case be advisable?"
Apr 23
Tracey Clayton posted a blog post

Powering Your Farm with Green Energy

Coupled with green farming practices and energy conservation, individual farms can reduce their environmental footprint by supplementing their energy needs with renewable sources. Green energy potentials such as biomass, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar, and wind power aren’t only cost effective on the long run, but they help slow down (much disputed) global warming. With some smart investment and planning, you can cut back your farm’s dependence on fossil fuels.…See More
Mar 22
Tracey Clayton posted a blog post

On-farm Treatment Options for Wastewater

Faecal contamination of urban and peri-urban waterways is among the number one health issues in most developing countries. The problem is that in low- and middle-income areas, the population growth surpasses the rate at which wastewater and sludge processing systems are being implemented. Although the expansion of sewer systems and treatment facilities remains a top priority for municipal authorities, we are witnessing an appearance of small-scale and low-cost farm-based options that process…See More
Feb 24
Tracey Clayton posted a blog post

Tips for Living a More Eco-Oriented Lifestyle

If you are done with your old ways of polluting and wasting and are resolved to lead a more eco-friendly lifestyle from now on, you might feel overwhelmed with the scope of changes you will need to introduce. However, you have already made the most difficult step – a decision to change. Now your job is to focus on the smaller steps, and the big ones will eventually become much easier.Use a compost…See More
Oct 9, 2017
Tracey Clayton posted a blog post

5 Ways To Make Your Home Sustainable, Economical and Eco-Friendly

Global warming has been a raging worldwide topic for decades now, as people from around the world are experiencing the consequences of air pollution and the exploitation of natural resources. High green gas emissions paired with unprecedented consumption of natural resources have not only set the world on a path of a natural catastrophe, but they have also greatly increased the average cost of living.Witnessing the constant increase of electricity and water bills, modern homeowners find…See More
Sep 7, 2017
Glenda Yoder left a comment for Tracey Clayton
"Welcome Tracey!"
Aug 20, 2017
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Aug 20, 2017

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
A bit about me:
Tracey Clayton is a full time mom of three girls.
She is privileged to stay home and raise her daughters. She loves cooking healthy meals and decorating food and cookies wit her kids. Nothing is more fulfilling than being part of a community with similar interests!
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Meatballs with mashed potatoes and tomato sauce :)
Currently reading:
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Currently listening to:
Enya
My latest DIY project:
restoring wooden fence
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
Google
Web site I recommend:
http://highstylife.com/

Tracey Clayton's Blog

3 Reasons to Buy Sustainable Food

Have you ever considered switching to a sustainable diet? Perhaps you don’t even know what it is. Let’s make it simple. Are you familiar with the effect of various foods on your organism? There’s a difference in our body’s reactions to hamburgers, on one hand, and salad on the other. Now, think about…

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Posted on September 13, 2018 at 4:41am

Powering Your Farm with Green Energy

Coupled with green farming practices and energy conservation, individual farms can reduce their environmental footprint by supplementing their energy needs with renewable sources. Green energy potentials such as biomass, geothermal, hydroelectric, solar, and wind power aren’t only cost effective on the long run, but they help slow down (much disputed) global warming. With some smart investment and planning, you can cut back your farm’s dependence on fossil…

Continue

Posted on March 22, 2018 at 3:40am

On-farm Treatment Options for Wastewater

Faecal contamination of urban and peri-urban waterways is among the number one health issues in most developing countries. The problem is that in low- and middle-income areas, the population growth surpasses the rate at which wastewater and sludge processing systems are being implemented. Although the expansion of sewer systems and treatment facilities remains a top priority for municipal authorities, we are witnessing an appearance of small-scale and low-cost…

Continue

Posted on February 24, 2018 at 12:06pm

Tips for Living a More Eco-Oriented Lifestyle

If you are done with your old ways of polluting and wasting and are resolved to lead a more eco-friendly lifestyle from now on, you might feel overwhelmed with the scope of changes you will need to introduce. However, you have already made the most difficult step – a decision to change. Now your job is to focus on the smaller steps, and the big ones will eventually become much easier.…

Continue

Posted on October 9, 2017 at 4:41am

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At 2:16pm on August 20, 2017, Glenda Yoder said…

Welcome Tracey!

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