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
Added by Tracey Clayton on March 22, 2018 at 3:40am — No Comments
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
Added by Tracey Clayton on February 12, 2018 at 4:14am — No Comments
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…
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Added by Jane Speller on November 22, 2016 at 10:31am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kirsten Madaus on October 21, 2015 at 1:32pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Kirsten Madaus on May 31, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Kirsten Madaus on November 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
A cheesy mix of mushrooms, artichokes, pickled peppers, pesto and olives rolled in a sweet potato crust.
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Added by Kirsten Madaus on November 9, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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. …Continue
Added by Kirsten Madaus on September 12, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
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)…Continue
Added by David Nuttle on August 28, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments
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
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…
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
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…Continue
Added by Carrie Seal-Stahl on July 29, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Jay Geneske on May 29, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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:…