Whole Foods offers big market to Ottawa area growers

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 | Comments Off on Whole Foods offers big market to Ottawa area growers

Ask any grower and they'll tell you that producing food is one challenge – selling it is another. Sure, there's a boom...

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Why tile drains may pollute lakes & rivers

Posted by on Jan 24, 2014 | 1 comment

  If you're not a soil scientist, water quality specialist, or a farmer, you're probably wondering what on earth a tile...

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Bees, GMOs and the problem of "narrative"

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 | 14 comments

I've been loosely following bee issues for a few years now, because pollinators are extremely important and they seem to be...

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EPA says your wood stove should be more efficient

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 | 5 comments

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency released proposals for new, federal restrictions on wood stoves. The rules would only affect...

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Organic farmers say proposed manure rules stink

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 | 3 comments

Manure and agriculture. The two have pretty much been entwined since humans figured out how to farm. While so-called Big Ag has mostly gone...

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