Billy Clark





11/1/2010
A few simple steps to make sure your tractor is ready for spring.
9/7/2010
Buying a tractor? How much tractor do you need? What are the horsepower requirements for mowing?
10/5/2010
Things to consider when purchasing a new or used tractor.
6/5/2012
Revolutionary molded EVA boots from Billy Boots take whatever the job dishes out and come back for more.
2/13/2015
If you need a little mid-winter diet inspiration, here is a list of healthy, high-antioxidant foods to eat this winter season.
3/24/2015
Having trouble finding relief from chronic constipation? You may benefit from an abdominal massage.
4/15/2015
Oats are rich in protein, vitamins (like vitamin E), antioxidants, and fiber, making them a good food to start off your day.
3/22/2013
Keeping birds on the farm; how we went from chicken havers to duck lovers.
1/21/2015
Adding music to your workout will make exercising more enjoyable, but does music make you run faster as well?
1/28/2015
Gardening offers some amazing benefits to your mental and physical wellbeing.
2/19/2015
The list of reasons why chocolate is good for you is seemingly endless. Here are just a few of the impressive health benefits of dark chocolate.
4/1/2015
While some proclaimed benefits of chia seeds may be a bit exaggerated, these seeds are packed full of vital nutrients like fiber and omega-3 fatty acids and should not be overlooked as a healthy addition to your diet.
10/20/2014
While many kids (and adults, too) might prefer to sleep with a light on, research shows that exposure to artificial light after the sun goes down can disrupt healthy body function and is associated with an increased risk for cancer. So turn off your computers, TVs, and nightlights for kids, and learn to embrace the nighttime darkness.
12/2/2014
There are many non-dairy sources of calcium to choose from to make sure you are getting enough of this vital nutrient.
12/9/2014
Coconut oil uses range from cooking to skin care, so read on to take advantage of what this oil has to offer.
12/15/2014
John Clark Vincent excerpts from his book Planting A Future: Profiles from Oregon’s New Farm Movement and shares information about new developments in sustainable farming practices coming out of the state of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. His interests range from seeds to slow food and include pretty much everything in between the two as they relate to Oregon’s sustainable farm movement.
12/15/2014
If you have recurrent dental problems or are currently suffering from pain in a tooth, give these home remedies for toothaches, gingivitis and bad breath a try. Herbal treatments like turmeric, sage and peppermint are natural and effective ways to ease pain, fight bacteria and prevent inflammation.
1/8/2015
The six owners of Oregon’s Winter Green Farm have effectively navigated the journey from homestead to successful biodynamic farm. This profile of Winter Green Farm has been excerpted from "Planting A Future: Profiles from Oregon’s New Farm Movement."
1/15/2015
These 5 New Year resolution ideas are easy and simple, and they will help you take small, but significant, steps toward better health.
1/29/2015
High levels of BPA exposure have been previously associated with cardiovascular disease. One reason for this is likely that BPA can lead to elevated blood pressure.
2/6/2015
There are numerous vitamin D uses, but did you know that this vitamin might play a role in preventing asthma attacks? Studies show that people who are vitamin D deficient tend to have more asthma attacks. Correcting a vitamin D deficiency could help you breathe easier.
3/12/2015
Valerian is known for its sedative qualities, which can help to increase sleepiness, as well as to decrease nervousness and restlessness.
3/6/2015
In addition to raising livestock in a healthy and humane way, one of John and Christine Deck’s goals is to help reestablish family farming as a viable economic endeavor.
4/1/2015
Donna Smith and Robyn Streeter provide daily proof that an abundant amount of organic produce can be grown in urban and suburban yards of all sizes. But getting this ground-breaking operation off the ground was not easy.
4/7/2015
Donna Smith and Robyn Streeter provide daily proof that an abundant amount of organic produce can be grown in urban and suburban yards of all sizes. Part 2 of this excerpt looks at some of the challenges of farming 25 different locations.
4/27/2015
What can freshen breath, fight infection, and clear up acne all at once? Tea tree oil, from the Australian plant, Melaleuca alternifolia, has widespread medicinal qualities, making it an effective home remedy for many different conditions. Try these tea tree oil uses for yourself.
12/30/2014
Originally founded as a homestead in 1980 by Jack Gray and Mary Jo Wade, Winter Green Farm has grown to become a successful biodynamic farm in Oregon’s southern Willamette Valley. This profile of Winter Green Farm has been excerpted from "Planting A Future: Profiles from Oregon’s New Farm Movement."
1/16/2015
Farmers markets are becoming more common every day, but many fail after a year or so, and others are having trouble getting off the ground. Here are a few ideas from a couple of long-time Oregon farmers market pros that might help keep your market going strong.
1/29/2015
With extensive training behind them, Rowan Steele and Katie Coppoletta make the choices that lead them to begin farming at Fiddlehead Farm in Corbett, Oregon.
1/20/2015
Rowan Steele and Katie Coppoletta have embraced the profession of farming and, in turn, have discovered a way of living that suits them perfectly at Fiddlehead Farm in Corbett, Oregon.
2/11/2015
Adaptive Seeds, originally inspired by an international seed sharing project, sells public domain, open pollinated seeds. Most of its seed is adapted to the Pacific Northwest and similar season northern climates.
2/21/2015
Adaptive Seeds, inspired by an international seed sharing project, sells public-domain, open-pollinated seeds. In Part 2 of their profile, Sarah Kleeger and Andrew Still commit to Adaptive Seeds full-time.
3/13/2015
In addition to raising livestock in a healthy and humane way, a major goal of John and Christine Deck and their children is to help reestablish family farming as a viable economic endeavor. Part 2 looks at the challenges faced when kids leave home.
4/21/2015
Located in the heart of southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley, Whistling Duck Farm has built a legacy of organic farming innovation in this rugged and independent part of the the state, and now it's growing a successful fermentation business.
4/18/2011
Farms which have earned Rainforest Alliance certification go beyond conserving the environment and improving the lives and livelihoods of farm workers; they also help to curb climate change.
5/24/2011
With the summer fast approaching, it’s time to make those last minute vacation plans! Plan your trip using SustainableTrip.org to find tourism businesses that conservce the environment and support local communities!
10/17/2011
Before stocking up on chocolate treats this Halloween, learn where chocolate comes from, and at what cost to the environment and cocoa farming communities. Enjoy a spooky and sustainable holiday with Rainforest Alliance's tips for a green Halloween.
7/5/2011
As a third-party certifier, the Rainforest Alliance ensures that farms and forests are sustainable environmentally, socially and economically. The green frog seal and the FSC logo have become widely recognized, credible symbols of sustainability.




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