5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

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…

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Veggies and the Stars - On Biodynamic Farming

25/08/2014

We sure have talked about a closed loop and holistic approach to pretty much every human activity, yet, now we go one step further with biodynamic farming. This type of agricultural approach goes beyond the simple prescription of not using any artificial chemicals. It is not about rules and prescriptions at all, it is a holistic (i.e. full or big picture) look on farming; one of the first sustainable movements, yet, so logical in its origin. It takes a comprehensive perspective by including the treatment…

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THE FUTURE IS NOW

27/03/2013

Middle aged at best, but usually in his sixties, bearded, wearing old – not only in style but also in age – clothes, not that conversable, maybe even a bit grumpy… this is the image that comes to mind when you think of the typical farmer. Yes, yes, don`t deny it, it`s highly likely yourself is not that different from the majority in that case :) Image credits here Up until recently it was no wonder, though. Working the land, growing your own food and taking care of animals is tough work. And dirty.…

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Organic vs Conventional Farming

20/03/2013

Guest Blog Post By Josiff Penchev The main advantages of organic farming are obvious. First of all, it’s far more ecological. Second, it sustains the health of soil, ecosystems and people, and relies on biodiversity rather than synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, plant growth regulators, like hormones, livestock antibiotics and food additives, which have quite adverse effects. We all feel that most of the food we buy from the big supermarkets with our hard earned money is pure garbage. As for me,…

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