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Ugly Vegetables and Food Waste

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Friday November 07, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

Every so often, you may stumble across a few misshapen vegetables in your CSA box. Upon slicing them open or cooking them up, you will realize that these ‘mutant veggies’ contain the same great flavor and nutritive benefits as the ‘standard’ looking varieties....

High Grain Prices Mean Alternative Feeds

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday August 24, 2012   -   By David

As feed prices rose as much as 25 percent in the last sixty days around our part of the country I began to contemplate how creative livestock farmers would become to stay profitable. Typically three things happen: 1) You thin the herd. 2)...

USDA Budget Cuts...You Mean We're Paying For This?

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday January 13, 2012   -   By David

The USDA recently announced they are going to lose 150 Million dollars in a budget cut. Listen to what Tom Vilisack mentions in his announcement.  I'm always amazed at the waste found when somebody actually looks for it. He mentions office buildings and...

Have a Green Eco-Friendly Event!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday January 28, 2010   -   By Karen

A Green Idea! These days, thankfully, many people are opting to plan green events. We are all seeking ways to celebrate and give gifts that are not going to be added to landfil. Making environmentally friendly decisions throughout the...

Vermicomposting - Composting With Worms!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Saturday January 16, 2010   -   By Karen

Vermicomposting Is Composting With Worms It's very easy to do, really. Earthworms turn your organic waste into beautiful compost. It's by far, the best way to compost kitchen waste. Worm castings contain five times more nitrogen, seven...

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