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Posted: 2015-07-02 15:25:00
If your garden is becoming a bit overwhelming this summer it might be because your paths have become overgrown with weeds. Getting (and keeping) your paths under control will make less work for...
Posted: 2015-07-01 16:24:00
Lonely Lane Farm, which has called Mt. Angel, Oregon, home for three generations, has reinvented itself as a natural, sustainable livestock producer and added a meat processing capability to...
Posted: 2015-07-01 16:08:00
Follow my misadventures in Montpellier, France as I venture to try and make it to the farm of my first WWOOF host. From McDonald's bouncers and bubbly bus-drivers, to no money and no-star hotels,...
Posted: 2015-06-19 16:17:00
Raising Livestock Sustainably and Processing Meat Locally, Part 1
Lonely Lane Farm, which has called Mt. Angel, Oregon, home for three generations, has reinvented itself as a natural, sustainable livestock producer and added a meat processing capability to...
Posted: 2015-06-19 14:28:00
Intercropping Vegetables in Late Spring and Early Summer, aka 'Relay Planting'
Interplanting, or relay planting, is a version of companion planting where the second crop is planted while the first is still growing.
Posted: 2015-06-17 21:23:00
Awakening Community Intelligence: CSA Farms as 21st-Century Cornerstones
In the shadow of increasing climate chaos, human survival requires not only the intelligent actions of individuals but also thousands of communities of human beings who have had their inate intelligence...
Posted: 2015-06-17 17:14:00
How to WWOOF Abroad On an Organic Farm
This blog post serves as an informative overview of the steps involved in creating a successful experience volunteering abroad on an organic farm.
Posted: 2015-06-17 16:41:00
‘Lucky’ Young Farmers
Farming may be the dream, but sometimes it can also be the nightmare. Balancing the good, the bad, and the ugly poses challenges.
Posted: 2015-06-17 15:16:00
Put Your Children To Work
Summer with children can be exciting. It is an opportunity to spend time with your children like never before. Here are some ideas for putting your children to work in meaningful ways that will...
Posted: 2015-06-15 14:13:00
Patience Needed When Growing Carrots
Helpful tips for growing carrots.

Posted: 2015-06-18 15:51:00
Every landowner has a role to play in conservation. Learn some basic principles to consider when managing your property.
Posted: 2015-06-18 14:49:00
We had a visit from a deer that looked to be in bad condition and the result was Fibermyosis, a non-life-threatening condition in deer.
Posted: 2015-06-17 15:00:00
Deer impact our lives, whether you're a farmer, permaculturalist, forester, hunter, vegetarian, or landscaper. According to The Nature Conservancy, "No other threat (upon forests) is greater...
Posted: 2015-06-11 14:21:00
A Proud Tree Hugger
How we environmentally maintain our wood lot.
Posted: 2015-06-11 14:10:00
3 Cities Making the Push to Go Green
Want to live in an area that values the environment? Check out these three cities that are making a push to be greener.
Posted: 2015-06-10 14:28:00
So You Think Your City is Green? Introducing a Sustainable Cities Rating System
As the question of what it means to be “green” is becoming more frequently asked, many new rating systems have been introduced to measure the performance and sustainability of everything...
Posted: 2015-06-01 18:12:00
Become a Caretaker of Your Environment: Lessons from a Lipan Apache Shaman
The information and ideas presented in this post are from teachings and skills Tom Brown, Jr., learned from the Lipan Apache Shaman and elder Stalking Wolf, who mentored Tom a decade. We can...
Posted: 2015-05-26 16:59:00
Walking on Gold
We took some test pans of dirt to see if we had any gold coming out of our springs. Sure enough some small pieces of gold.
Posted: 2015-05-22 20:24:00
Carrying Water
The value of our watershed.
Posted: 2015-05-19 15:01:00
PBS Program Chronicles Sage Grouse and Other Inhabitants of the Sagebrush Sea
WNET Thirteen’s new Nature episode, “The Sagebrush Sea,” tracks the Greater Sage Grouse and other wildlife through the seasons as they struggle to survive in a rugged and changing landscape....