It can be tough to keep your plants well-watered in summertime. Follow these steps to build the inspiring "Self-Watering" Container that retains more moisture and nutrients than other systems.
We all know we need to be more sustainable. But how is sustainability defined? The Natural Step, a Swedish-based nonprofit, offers Four Principles that define the conditions needed for a sustainable world.
Lawns have taken over the American landscape. Food Not Lawns is an urban agriculture movement to motivate homeowners to tear up their lawns and replace them with food gardens. It's better for the Earth and for your...
Use these five omelet-making rules to keep your omelets from turning into charred scrambled eggs.
Sprouts are extremely nutritious additions to salads and sandwiches. Learn how to sprout beans, peas, lentils, and seeds successfully through these six steps.
Pigs are oft misunderstood creatures. Learn more about pork and some interesting facts about pig behavior.
Chickens get all the attention, but backyard duck operations are growing in popularity. Ducks are more personable than chickens, and their eggs are more nutritious.
Some have found that this diet allows them to eat foods they developed an allergic reaction to. Others generally find that the rotating of food families leads to better health.
The United States needs more young farmers. And amongst the younger generation there seems to be a surge of interest in sustainable food, particularly amongst college students. Why is this?
Factory farming, or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), are inhumane and produce unsanitary and polluting conditions.
A look at the varying tastes of different sweet potatoes.
Interning is a necessary step to getting career experience. But the nature of internships brings about certain challenges. Here are 7 common challenges and how to overcome them.
Micro greens are nutritious, easy to grow, and can be a lucrative urban farming business endeavor. GroAction is a one-man operation that grows and sells micro greens to restaurants in Portland, Oregon.
Being a tall girl is not easy. Sometimes people say silly things to tall girls. However, it has it's benefits.
Here are three examples of sustainable design: the Peepoo bag, recirculating aquaponics, and solar cookers. All three are simple and serve an important need.
A college Varsity Track and Field athlete shares how to train to run faster, whether it be long distance or short sprints.
Biodynamic farming is a form of sustainable agriculture that includes principals in wildlife conservation, natural soil fertility, and natural pest deterring practices.