A Perfect Storm: Global Concerns Mount Around Monsanto’s Glyphosate

A Perfect Storm: Global Concerns Mount Around Monsanto’s Glyphosate

  A Perfect Storm: Global Concerns Mount Around Monsanto’s Glyphosate appeared first on Robyn O’Brien The world’s most widely-used herbicide, glyphosate, has been in the headlines a lot lately, and it’s not good news for its manufacturer, Monsanto, who is currently trying to ink a deal with Syngenta. Glyphosate is used in Roundup, a weed killer […]

Permaculture Book Sale 30% Off until May 25th

Permaculture Book Sale  30% Off until May 25th

Permaculture Sale: Ultimate Books for Resilient Living The concept of permaculture is simple – pay attention to natural systems and work with them to spend less effort, improve soil health and enjoy a bountiful harvest. In short, work with nature and let her do the heavy lifting! Permaculture Sale  – 30% Off all Permaculture Books until […]

Organic Food Producers Collaborate to Increase the Organic Grain Supply

Organic Food Producers Collaborate to Increase the Organic Grain Supply

Organic Food Producers Collaborate to Increase the Organic Grain Supply Guest article by Ken Roseboro Source: Robyn Obrien Sales of organic food are exploding. In 2013, Americans spent $35 billion on organic foods, a 12% increase over 2012. Organic food sales in 2014, which haven’t been compiled yet, will likely top that number. Major retail […]

Create an Ecosystem in your garden and nature will come to you!

Create an Ecosystem in your garden and nature will come to you!

Several years ago, when we moved into our new home, I knew we had our work cut out for us to bring the garden to life. The house was used as a rental property for several years with very little attention to the front or back yard.  Very little was growing except a few bushes in the front yard and […]

Let the kids run free in the woods, make forts and climb trees!

Let the kids run free in the woods, make forts and climb trees!

What a lovely place! I was lucky growing up in wooded acreage with endless opportunities to explore! Let the kids run free in the woods, make forts and climb trees! http://www.sugargrovenaturecenter.org/imaginationgrove.html

5 Steps to Being Green!

5 Steps to Being Green!

5 Steps to Being Green!   Are you ready to reach your sustainability goals?  Not sure where to start?  I have created a plan of 5 simple steps you can follow to help evaluate your current choices, determine greener options without getting overwhelmed and get you closer to reaching your goals! Step 1: Start learning about […]