Motivated by a desire to connect youth with food and farming, Kara Gilbert and Elaine Walker are working to build their farm’s finances and support so they can introduce educational programming.
Teddi Irwin sent us this
great update on a Homesteading Education Month event held at IN A GOOD WAY, a
training farm established to use therapeutic methods of farming to improve the
lives of Native American men.
Writer and Canadian farming enthusiast, Joseph Graham sent this review of the event that he and his wife hosted for Homesteading Education Month.
A beginning farmer realizes that time may be the farm's most important commodity.
Clearly the NACE considers “useless” degrees to be ones in which pay is low and availability of jobs is scarce. However, shouldn’t measuring the usefulness of an education take into account the actual benefits bestowed upon the person doing the study
The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) hosts its 23rd annual Organic Farming Conference, February 23-25, 2012, at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis.
Permaculture is a holistic, integrative design for a sustainable future: registrations now open for D Acres' 2012 Permaculture Design Course!
Robert White is remaking himself as a farmer, and will return to his family's land to start a market garden. Here's why.
Wood is our source of heat for the winter, as are sweaters and hats!
Humanure management for maximum nutrient secuestration and minimum resource loss.
As winter descends a three-season hoop house is weeded, compost spread, and a straw mulch applied. Next spring will be here soon.
Fall sheet mulching of perennial plantings assists in fertility and weed suppression.
Leaves are a valuable source of mulch and fertility within the permaculture garden.
D Acres offers alternative economics. We are the 99&: join us.
The process of curing potatoes for winter storage.
Homegrown vegetables are a lesson for kids in where food comes from.
Read about methods to utilize animal- and human- power for trimming the lawn and keeping back weeds, all free of fossil fuels.
The 651 Project has been established to assist students Nationwide in their pursuit of agricultural skills and knowledge.
Growing Power believes that youth working in city farms will grow, bloom and thrive right alongside the crops they cultivate.