Interested in Landscaping, Food Systems, and Land Management that Mimics Natural Systems? — Sign up for a Permaculture Design Certificate Course from Madison Area Permaculture Guild

Our friends over at the Madison Area Permaculture Guild are offering a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course, starting in June. If you read our blog and haven’t heard of permaculture, you should definitely have a look at this wide-ranging discipline that integrates agriculture, land management, animal husbandry, and other allied fields with an eye to … More Interested in Landscaping, Food Systems, and Land Management that Mimics Natural Systems? — Sign up for a Permaculture Design Certificate Course from Madison Area Permaculture Guild

Foodmageddon, Clip 24.2: Dehydrating and Saucing Apples

The next clip of our webseries, Foodmageddon, is out today. Have a watch. Comment, share, and let others know about the project. In this clip, we make applesauce and dehydrate apple rings. In order to get more short videos out and have more focused topics, we’ll be releasing clips that will later be put together … More Foodmageddon, Clip 24.2: Dehydrating and Saucing Apples

Helping Everyone Breed Chemical-Free Bees: An Update on Blooming Prairie Foundation–Funded Project

Bees are facing more than one challenge right now in North America. In addition to changing habitats and climates, as well as the increasing reduction of crop diversity in rural areas, bees must deal with increased use of pesticides and other chemicals in their environments. The single biggest problem, however, is the now-endemic parasitic mite, … More Helping Everyone Breed Chemical-Free Bees: An Update on Blooming Prairie Foundation–Funded Project

Foodmageddon: Grow, Glean, and Forage Over Two Million Calories for a Year?

Our grow-your-own project is underway. Right now, we’re in the planning stages. In February, we get a month of “business as usual,” to order and plan for the upcoming decrease of fossil fuels in our food system. Starting in March, we’ll only have a quarter of our trips to the grocery store and less shipping … More Foodmageddon: Grow, Glean, and Forage Over Two Million Calories for a Year?