Managing Chickens in Mobile Coops on Pasture

Spring has sprung - time to get the hens into their summer mobile chicken coops. A nice afternoon project, right? Well, you know how those "5-minute jobs" go — they always seem to multiply. Learn how we manage chickens in mobile coops on pasture.

4 Herbs to Help You Fall Asleep

If you struggle with insomnia or just have occasional trouble drifting off, consider trying one of the following herbal sleep aids.

Turn of the Year

We are trying to wrestle back the food business into our neck of the woods. To create a micro dairy and a micro economy for all to enjoy. Wish us luck !

Maple Field Milk: Full-Tilt Farming

Dairyman Nick Snelgar reflects on the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health certification process and bagging hay for winter on his UK dairy farm.

Best and Worst Cities for Public Parks

By analyzing park distribution in the biggest U.S. cities, studies show the long-term benefits — environmental and psychological — of having accessible parks in a city.

New York Bike Share Program Stirs Controversy

In less than a month, Citi Bike – New York’s public bicycle option – has taken the streets of Manhattan and Brooklyn by storm. Unfortunately, the highly anticipated bike share program already has its share of haters.

Maple Field Milk Test Results

We passed the "phosphataze" test with the Health Protection Agency and know that the milk from our dairy farm is safe to sell.

Quick Cook Method Turns Algae Into Biocrude

Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a way to “pressure cook” algae to produce biocrude. The process shows promise in the development of green fuels.

Organic Pond Announces OMRI Listing for PureBacteria+ Pond

Organic Pond is pleased to announce that the Organic Materials Research Institute (OMRI) has reviewed the company's PureBacteria+ Biological Pond Muck Reducer and has listed PureBacteria+ for use in organic production.

A Year in the Round: Weathering the Storm

Pretty much everything I own got soaking wet with the Mama Earf's recent rain bender in Virginia. But on the bright side, I got to see the genius behind the tipi structure firsthand.

Kansas Smells Like Home

Discovering the perfect lifestyle is more important than finding the perfect place to live.