Libro Credit Union Awards Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario and Local Organic Food Co-ops Network a Partnership Grant to Build Capacity in the Southwest.Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) Pie in hand, (blueberry and pecan-yum) Libro staff and
To launch 2012 as the International Year of Co-operatives, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) co-organized this side event, presented on October 31, 2011.
The question for CSA farmers is not how do I get one started, but how do I keep it going? The amount of work and the level of responsibility to your CSA members can be tremendous. A lot of CSAs have dealt with that responsibility
An annotated bibliography of Riparian Grazing publications from the Land Stewardship Project. There are sections on the stream bank, the riparian-influenced landscape beyond, and the influential uplands. Such aspects as sedimentation, insects, forest buffers, pasture systems, and issues unique to the
The millions of Americans with a lawn or garden know that even small shifts in weather can affect their outdoor plans. Unchecked global warming, however, could force gardeners to deal with more droughts and floods, and a profusion of pests and weeds. The Climate-Friendly
This short checklist from the Chefs Collaborative is designed to help ensure that the farmers and food suppliers you work with value nature on and surrounding the farms. Use the items below as starting points in discussing, encouraging, and determining
Although the primary role of agriculture is to produce food and fiber, many other functions are important, such as land conservation, maintenance of landscape structure, sustainable management of natural resources, biodiversity preservation, and contribution to the socio-economic viability of rural areas (OECD 2001). The multiple functions
The Land Stewardship Project (LSP) has published a guide for monitoring the sustainability of a farm. "Monitoring Sustainable Agriculture with Conventional Financial Data" by Dick Levins , is the first in a series based on the work of the Biological, Social