crops produce pesticides

Could Healthy Crops Be Hurting You?

Disease resistance actually comes from plant-made pesticides—yes, chemicals produced by the plants themselves!—and some scientists claim this is impacting our health.

world's largest rooftop farm: Gotham Greens

World’s Largest Rooftop Farm Opens In Chicago

Chicago is one of my favorite cities in the world and now that it’s home to the world’s largest rooftop farm, it’s even better. Urban farming company Gotham Greens opened the farm on Chicago’s South Side in the Pullman area. This marks the company’s fourth greenhouse facility and the first one they’ve built outside of […]

soil

Your Soil Workforce

There’s more in your soil than rotting plant matter—these insects and organisms are helping turn organic matter into a fertile growing medium for your farm.


chicken

The Difference Between Organic and Farm Raised

With a lot of hype about food labels and farming practices, it’s important to know the truth about the meat you’re buying and understand the labels you can use on your own farm products.

chickens

About Organic Chicken Farms

Do you have what it takes to raise chickens organically? Here’s what you need to know from pastured poultry to non-GMO feed and antibiotic-free practices.


legumes

4 Foods that Boost Soil Nitrogen

Plants in the legume family have the ability to fix nitrogen in your farm’s soil, but these four crops will feed you, too.

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