So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…read more
Howdy :) On Tuesday it was about the best fruits of nature we can eat in the spring when it comes to vegetables :) ; on Thursday I told you funny, but oh how nutritious veggies. So we`ve clarified the basics, one might say. So today, on Friday – congrats, another working week down – it only seems logical to take it up a notch and finalize veggie blog week with an article on organic and conventional. Not just about veggies, though, it`s time to include the fruit population as well. To be…
Titled “Spring Into Your Local Farmers’ Markets”, the infographic explores the increasing popularity of farmers’ markets in the US over the last 15 years. Key highlights of the infographic include: A look into the number of farmers markets since the mid-1990's The environmental impact of buying local Profile of farmers markets consumers – who they are, frequency of visits and amount they spend Overview of the Farmers Market Nutritional Program Infographic credits: Farmers…
The idea of becoming self-sufficient is really great, but exactly how much land would you need to be able to sustainably grow enough food for your family? More and more people are turning away from grocery stores in favor of their own back yard. Assuming a family of four, here are the land requirements to sustain yourself for one year.