How Reusable Bags Change Shopping Decisions.

Do you see this effect at your house? Taking reusable bags to the supermarket can help identify the environmentally friendly shopper but a new study has now discovered the products they are more likely to buy. New research in the Journal of Marketing reveals unsurprisingly that shoppers who take their…

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Restore The Bees: Own A Piece Of A Hive.

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Future Farming is taking on a new mission. It had always been in our long term plan to add an apiary section to our little 20 acre farm, but now the urgency of this issue has grown and has bumped its way up on the priority list. Click Here To…

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ConAgra: Bad Food, Bad Policies

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ConAgra is one of the most irresponsible companies that one can find on Wall St. From fighting GMO labeling to abusing labor and the environment they have done it all. But now ConAgra is on the ropes. They have stretched themselves thin and they are weak with debt and shrinking…

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Can organic crops compete with industrial agriculture?

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A systematic overview of more than 100 studies comparing organic and conventional farming finds that the crop yields of organic agriculture are higher than previously thought. The study, conducted by UC Berkeley researchers, also found that certain practices could further shrink the productivity gap between organic crops and conventional farming.…

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Building A Worm Farm From An Old Sink Or Tub.

Worm castings are one of the BEST garden amendments you can use. Worms recycle old compost and make new fresh worm castings (worm poop) for you to use. Worm castings are great, but can get expensive, so making a sustainable system to recycle food and support your food growing habit…

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EPA Adds Seven New Superfund Waste Sites.

  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added seven hazardous waste sites to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. They are: MacMillan Ring Free Oil (former oil refinery) – Norphlet, AK Keddy Mill (former sawmill, grist and wool carding mill) – Windham, ME PCE Southeast Contamination (ground…

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