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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…


Added by Tracey Clayton on March 22, 2018 at 3:40am — No Comments

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,…


Added by Tracey Clayton on February 12, 2018 at 4:14am — No Comments

Green Tea: Advantages, Comparisons and Myths

The sight of a sunrise and a daily dose of local & national news along with a cup full of green tea is how many health-conscious people like to begin their day. While the sunrise is a great source of Vitamin-D and newspaper is a source of knowledge, a cup of green tea is the health secret behind both the body and the brain. Among the myriad reasons to drink green tea regularly, the best way to sum up can be that it is…


Added by Sania baker on February 9, 2017 at 1:31am — No Comments

Don't Waste the Garden Waste, Make it Work for You


Added by Jane Speller on November 22, 2016 at 10:31am — No Comments

Green Tomatoes: Do Something With Them!

It pains me to see folks piling their spent tomato plants, laden with green tomatoes, at the curb for yard waste pick up. I'm glad to participate in this round up of…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 21, 2015 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Greens, Greens, Greens on the Grill? Our 10th CSA Season begins!

My title should be no surprise to anyone who eats seasonally. It seems with the exception of strawberries, radishes, and garlic that Spring means green foods.…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on May 31, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Turkey Pesto Olive Feta Rolled Pizza

Take those Thanksgiving leftovers and turn them into something new!  This turkey is combined with pesto, green olives and feta cheese  in a rolled pizza for a change up from traditional post-holiday fare.

You can find…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on November 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Vegetable Antipasti Rolled Pizza on Sweet Potato Dough

A cheesy mix of mushrooms, artichokes, pickled peppers, pesto and olives rolled in a sweet potato crust.

You can find the recipe…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on November 9, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Green Tomato Bacon Jam

What do you do when the nights cool down, you've got plenty of tomatoes on the vine and they're not ripening?  Try this recipe for putting up green tomatoes in the form of Green Tomato Bacon Jam.  It's delicious as a sandwich spread, an appetizer, but my favorite way to enjoy it is mixed into ground meat for burgers.  …


Added by Kirsten Madaus on September 12, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Innovations in Sustainable Agriculture

My charity, NPI, is engaged in the development of innovative sustainable agricultural practices that may be of interest to this community.  Our new integrated means of food production, indoors or outdoors and at any scale, may be seen on a You Tube video (http://youtu.be/cK71v-y15YY).  Articles on two groups of our new technologies may be seen on 1)…


Added by David Nuttle on August 28, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments

Ups and Downs in the Beginner's Garden

Click the picture for a link to my update on growing my first garden as the Girl Gone Local :)

Added by Jordan Pastor on July 15, 2013 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Living Green and Saving Money, It's Easy!

Everyone knows that green living is not only healthy for us but it’s also healthy for the environment. However, did you know that living a green lifestyle could also save you money? It is true. The implementation of a few simple, “green changes” in to your life can in fact save you money.

Grow your own food

Buying groceries is a huge expense for most families. For this reason, growing some of your own herbs and vegetables will most assuredly help you keep more of…


Added by Tina Jacobs on February 7, 2013 at 1:03pm — 1 Comment

Gardening tips: how to hand pollinate tomatoes for larger production of your container garden

Gardening tips: how to hand pollinate tomatoes for larger production of your container garden. Many gardeners leave pollination to the bees, but if you want to see the best harvests, you can take matters into your own hands.

In this video I am going to show you the best way to hand pollinate your tomatoes. All you need is an electric toothbrush and…


Added by Robert Brennan on July 30, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Eco-Studio Idea

As I'd said in my last post, I'd been looking around a lot at different options for the future. Thinking about what I truly need, and I can do without. In reality, I really pretty much live 80% of my indoors time in this bedroom with attached bath (about 12x10, 5x7 bath). We've got a 32" TV, Roku player, laptop, books, etc in here. Otherwise, we cook, eat dinner at the table, and generally come right back in here! We've also got completely useless vaulted ceilings as…


Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on July 29, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments

Summer Pickle Platter Recipes

Here in Baltimore, beets are being harvested and the green beans are finishing up. It's time for pickles!

This pickle platter was made recently for a friend's barbeque. The chopped up pickles are great alongside meat and/or veggie burgers. They would also be lovely mixed in a cold pasta,…


Added by Aliza Ess on July 11, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Grocery Co-op Offers Families Sustainable Choices

As the parent of a young child, Allyn Richardson says she considers food…


Added by Flour Sack Mama on September 20, 2011 at 7:25pm — 1 Comment

Infinite Varieties and $5 Challenge

Added a new blog post over at Local Me (http://localme.tumblr.com) talking about my Farmers Market class, Slow Food's $5 Challenge, and an amazing recipe for Tomato Cobbler.

My goal is to make local food accessible and exciting for the average person. I'd appreciate your thoughts and comments on the content, format, etc.

Added by Jay Geneske on September 19, 2011 at 11:21am — 1 Comment

Urban Terrace Gardening recommendations

I'm about to sign a lease on a new apartment which has a significant terrace. (Such a luxury for NYC!) I'd love your recommendations on books, sites, etc. about planning a perfect terrace garden. Thanks!

Added by Jay Geneske on May 29, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Earth Day Splendor

Reblogged by Local Me.

Happy Earth Day! How are you celebrating? I'm having some friends over for a mostly-local dinner. Just returned from a trip to Union Square greenmarket to pick up some last-minute ingredients.

Here's what's on the menu:…


Added by Jay Geneske on April 22, 2011 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Easter Eggs without the Artificial Food Coloring

More Naturally Colored Easter Eggs…


Added by Flour Sack Mama on April 22, 2011 at 11:58am — 1 Comment

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