Tag: gardening

Amazing Garden Transformation with the No-dig Approach

Amazing Garden Transformation with the No-dig Approach

Video - Turning an uncultivated plot of land into an abundant garden using the no-dig approach, all within a few months.

By February 28, 2015 3 Comments Read More →
Revolutionary Family Shows True Meaning of Self-Reliance

Revolutionary Family Shows True Meaning of Self-Reliance

Cole Mellino – By growing all of their food themselves, except staples such as wheat, rice and oats, they are able to eat fresh and delicious, organic food for $2 a day per person.

By January 27, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Guerilla Gardening Faces the Problems of Modern Food Supply

Guerilla Gardening Faces the Problems of Modern Food Supply

Video – Guerilla gardening can be a simple, natural solution to our increasing problem with food supply and food safety.

By January 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Former Drug Addicts and Criminals Help Rebuild Their Community

Former Drug Addicts and Criminals Help Rebuild Their Community

Video – Amazing, inspirational video of how The Urban Farming Guys transformed one of the poorest, most dangerous zip codes in the US into a thriving, almost crime-free, sustainable community.

By January 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Top Local Foods Stories of 2014

Top Local Foods Stories of 2014

Cole Mellino – 2014 was an impressive year for local food. This is great news for human health, animal well being and for the overall health of the planet…

By December 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Saving the Planet One Garden at a Time

Saving the Planet One Garden at a Time

Video – Discover why growing your own edible garden is the key to a sustainable world.

By December 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Practical Aquaponics for Growing Nutritious Vegetables

Practical Aquaponics for Growing Nutritious Vegetables

Video – Learn more about aquaponics and how to create a practical aquaponics system.

By November 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
8 Signs That We Simply Don’t Need GMOs to Feed the World

8 Signs That We Simply Don’t Need GMOs to Feed the World

Christina Sarich – Key research shows we don’t need GMOs to feed the world…

By November 5, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Re-Greening The Deserts

Re-Greening The Deserts

This film should be an inspiration to everyone to not give up and save the deserts of the earth.

By October 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Secret to Building a Salad Keyhole Garden

The Secret to Building a Salad Keyhole Garden

Kelly Roberson, Guest Waking Times A keyhole garden is a remarkably adaptable element that works in a range of garden styles. Visiting other people’s gardens is a lovely way to peek into their passions and interests. Some gardeners are completely devoted to one type of plant, while others have a set purpose in mind, such […]

10 Urban Farming Projects Flourishing in Boston

10 Urban Farming Projects Flourishing in Boston

John Deike, EcoWatch Waking Times Urban agriculture and the local food movement are flourishing as farms and gardens continue to pop up across Boston’s inner-city sprawl. To highlight the green movement, Food Tank created a top ten list of the city’s most innovative urban agriculture projects. 1. Berkeley Community Garden, a community of 140 farmers in Boston’s South End, […]

By February 20, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Revised Laws and Urban Farming Projects Provide New Opportunities for Urban Gardeners

Revised Laws and Urban Farming Projects Provide New Opportunities for Urban Gardeners

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Interest in urban agriculture is growing locally as well as nationally—a trend that is truly a cause for celebration. In fact, I’ve been encouraging everyone to plant a “Victory Garden” as a step toward fixing our broken food system. During the previous Victory Garden period Americans produced over 40% of the vegetables […]

By January 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How Biological Farming Can Transform Your Food Supply for the Better

How Biological Farming Can Transform Your Food Supply for the Better

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Jerry Brunetti, an internationally renowned speaker, is the founder of Agri-Dynamics, a company that provides holistic animal remedies for farm, livestock, and pets. He’s also a co-founder of EarthWorks Natural Organic Products, which provides products and consulting services. Brunetti is a cancer survivor who can say he saved his own life […]

By December 24, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The Surprising Healing Qualities… of Dirt

The Surprising Healing Qualities… of Dirt

Daphne Miller, Yes! Waking Times Recently I’ve been enjoying dirty thoughts. I spend my days in a sterile 8×10 room practicing family medicine and yet my mind is in the soil. This is because I’m discovering just how much this rich, dark substance influences the day-to-day health of my patients. I’m even beginning to wonder […]

By December 18, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
10 Simple, Cheap Home Gardening Innovations to Set You on the Path to Food Independence

10 Simple, Cheap Home Gardening Innovations to Set You on the Path to Food Independence

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times The issue of food quality and food independence is of critical importance these days, and people are recognizing just how easy and fun it is to grow your own food at home. When renegade gardener Ron Finley said, “growing your own food is like printing money,” he was remarking on […]

By December 7, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
10 Reasons Why You Should Compost

10 Reasons Why You Should Compost

Rachel, This Original Organic Life Waking Times 1.) Composting turns trash into treasure Compost turns what would ordinarily be considered “garbage” into viable nutrients. 2.) Composting builds soil Composting plays a critical role in building healthy soil.  This is extremely important given that the US loses about 3 tons of topsoil per acre annually (source). At this […]

By December 7, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
A List of Over 100 Heirloom Seed Suppliers

A List of Over 100 Heirloom Seed Suppliers

Waking Times Below is one of the most extensive lists of heirloom seed suppliers from around the world, combiled by our hardworking friends at Off Grid Info. In this list you will find all types of heirloom, non-GMO and organic seeds for a wide variety of plants. Feel free to contribute to this list with […]

By November 20, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Junking Food Is Bad for Everyone

Junking Food Is Bad for Everyone

Jill Richardson, Guest Waking Times The food Americans waste could help end hunger in this nation. Several years ago, I worked in a grocery store bakery. At the end of each day, we threw away piles of perfectly good food. Before the store closed, employees walked down each aisle, checking the expiration dates of bread, […]

By October 2, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
How To Grow Your Own Superfoods This Winter

How To Grow Your Own Superfoods This Winter

Carolanne Wright, Guest Waking Times No need to bypass all the health perks of fresh superfoods this winter — simply grow them inside on a sunny window ledge. As the weather turns colder, now more than ever it is important to fortify the body with nutrient dense foods. What better way than with unprocessed superfoods? An […]

By September 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
What Permaculture Isn’t – and Is

What Permaculture Isn’t – and Is

Toby Hemenway, Guest Waking Times Permaculture is notoriously hard to define. A recent survey shows that people simultaneously believe it is a design approach, a philosophy, a movement, and a set of practices. This broad and contradiction-laden brush doesn’t just make permaculture hard to describe. It can be off-putting, too. Let’s say you first encounter permaculture as […]