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September 2014 Blog Posts (9)

Goats Will Be Kids.


Added by Dyan Redick on September 30, 2014 at 8:48am — No Comments

Our Garden is Rockin!!

We've lost our melons but we harvested bush beans. All of our tomatoes (Krim, Roma and Cherry) are producing and we are working on cucumbers and a second crop of bush beans. Check out the mammoth broccoli!!!

Added by Star Miller on September 22, 2014 at 12:26am — 2 Comments

Distribute the Surplus

            Distribute the Surplus. It is one of the founding principles of Permaculture. And one of the tasks is to discover these surpluses and where to pass them on, reaching another Principle, which is “The problem is the solution.”  Usually, at this time of year, I am in the middle of one of my favorite Distributions, which is fresh figs from our tree. But this year is a little different. We had a deep cold snap in the valley last winter, and many fig trees died back to the ground and…


Added by Charlyn on September 21, 2014 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Does Mosanto Control our Food in the US?

Originally posted at Back to the Basics

My husband just asked me, "If GMOs and pesticides are causing Cancer then why aren't we at Monsanto's door with pitchforks?"

I love how he likes to phrase these things!  In response I asked him, "Who is in…


Added by Marianne Smith on September 18, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

NEEM hosts Dr. Fernando Funes from Cuba

NEEM of Durham hosts the honorable Dr. Funes with cosponsors at Carolina Environmental Farming Systems, North Carolina State University, Carolina Farm Stewardship Members, Dr. Chambers, Agriservices Foundation & SEEDs  September 16 - 19 in the Triangle.

Public Presentations: 09/17 Raleigh NCSU Williams Hall 10AM and 09/18 Durham w/NEEM at SEEDs, 706 Gilbert 6:30PM Free with donation requested but not required…


Added by Jeff Ensminger on September 13, 2014 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Growing a Kitchen Garden

Hi!  My name is Mary and I blog over at Back to the Basics and…


Added by Marianne Smith on September 9, 2014 at 8:55am — No Comments

Glam Jam - Aronia Berry

Its harvest time and our friends just purchased a small farm that just so happens to have two Aronia Berry Plants that are quite prolific at this time. What's Aronia Berry. Well its one of the new Superfoods and instead of coming from some far off country it grows in the U.S. So as part of my Farm to Kitchen Series -  I decided to make some Glam Jam.  Enjoy.

Here is…


Added by Bruce Weaver on September 4, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Whats a Locavore?

Following the Foodlist from the Lexicon of Sustainability. One that stands out for me is Locavore. Watch the video and find out more about what a Locavore is.

Added by Bruce Weaver on September 4, 2014 at 2:12am — No Comments

VOTE for Mary in the American Made Awards!!!

Here it is...The countdown to the announcement of FINALISTS and I need YOUR HELP!

Becoming a finalist would be one of the best birthday presents ever!  Plus, I LOVE Martha Stewart!

As far as I know we are the only Heirloom, Non-GMO seed company nominated!…


Added by Marianne Smith on September 3, 2014 at 8:02pm — No Comments

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