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Tracey Clayton
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  • Boston, MA
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Modern Dairy Farm Design Solutions

If you’re interested in starting a new dairy farm business, or you simply want to upgrade your existing farm, there are many details you need to pay attention to. A good dairy farm needs to be safe, labor efficient, economic, and it should use management practices that can help the animals produce quality milk. Therefore, some of the important areas you need to cover are milking facilities, infrastructure, labor productivity, water and energy efficiency, milk cooling, land drainage design, and…See More
Mar 23
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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
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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
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Everything You Need To Know about Going Green at Home

Since going “green” is very popular in recent years (for all the good reasons), more and more people want to know how can they improve eco-friendliness of their humble abodes. If you also want to join the green revolution and help protect the environment, here’s everything you need to know about going green at…See More
Feb 12
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Eco-Friendly Lighting Options for Your Home

When it comes to turning your home greener, light is probably the first aspect you consider. First of all, it is present all over your household and it is one of the items that not a lot of people pay attention to when examining their power bill. Luckily, it is also one aspect where you can make a lot of difference with very little effort and money invested. With this in mind, here are five eco-friendly suggestions for your home’s lighting system.…See More
Feb 10
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Is Your Home Full of Asbestos?

If you’re planning on doing renovations in your home or if you’re just concerned about your health and the health of your family members, you must know about dangers lurking in asbestos. Even though you probably heard about this dangerous mineral, you probably don’t know exactly what it is, where you can find it, why is it so dangerous and how can you get rid of it. So, if you’re ready to learn something more about asbestos, here’s a little guide for you.…See More
Dec 5, 2017
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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
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Importance of Creating a Non-Toxic and Stress-Free Home

When someone mentions air pollution, the first thing that comes to mind is outdoor air; but what about the air inside our homes? Well, according to American Lung Association, indoor air can be even more hazardous than the outdoor one. The worst thing about it is that usually there are no telltale signs when the air you’re breathing is dangerous.…See More
Aug 23, 2017
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"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

Modern Dairy Farm Design Solutions

If you’re interested in starting a new dairy farm business, or you simply want to upgrade your existing farm, there are many details you need to pay attention to. A good dairy farm needs to be safe, labor efficient, economic, and it should use management practices that can help the animals produce quality milk. Therefore, some of the important areas you need to cover are milking facilities, infrastructure, labor productivity, water and energy efficiency, milk…

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Posted on March 23, 2018 at 6:22am

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

Everything You Need To Know about Going Green at Home

Since going “green” is very popular in recent years (for all the good reasons), more and more people want to know how can they improve eco-friendliness of their humble abodes. If you also want to join the green revolution and help protect the environment,…

Continue

Posted on February 12, 2018 at 4:14am

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

Welcome Tracey!

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