Raising Goats: An Introduction Oct27

Raising Goats: An Introduction...

Raising goats is a much more rewarding enterprise than you might think. Valuable fiber, great meat, and a nearly unlimited supply of milk and cheese is waiting in these precocious, entertaining creatures. Raising goats does, however, require a bit of expertise and some hard work.  Grit (an off-shoot of Mother Earth News) offers some great advice for anyone who is thinking about raising a few goats. Check out the detailed info from Grit to start cultivating this valuable type of life....

Work on an Organic Farm: WWOOF Oct22

Work on an Organic Farm: WWOOF...

WWOOF is not just the sound a dog makes, it is also a well organized platform for individuals and groups who want to work on organic farms. The tagline “World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms: Linking volunteers with organic farms and growers” perfectly explains the organizations direction and passion. Want to take a trip, learn some skills, and eat some great food? Check out the worldwide hub for WWOOF....

Growtest.Org: How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden Oct20

Growtest.Org: How to Grow an Organic Vegetable Garden...

Growing your own organic vegetable garden is much easier than you might expect. Growtest.Org offers a video tutorial guided by the editor of Organic Gardening that explains all you need to create a successful organic vegetable garden. Growtest.Org is a wonderful resource for news, tutorials, and social activism revolving around sustainable growing practices....

Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships (Courtesy NCAT) Oct18

Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships (Courtesy NCAT)...

  Sustainable farming internships and apprenticeships are easier to find than you might think. NCAT (or the National Center for Appropriate Technology) offers an interactive map of many available learning opportunities in the US and Canaday. The National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service provides many amazing resources for the sustainable farmer in us all. It is never to late to get started, and never to early to start doing. Consider being a part of a farming internship or apprenticeship. Learn your part to start cultivating life.  ...

Appropedia Oct15

Appropedia

  Appropedia is basically the Wikipedia for sustainable living. Appropedia is home to over 5,000 articles and counting. A commitment to sustainable living, poverty reduction, educational resources, and community development is what makes Appropedia such a success. Appropedia is for collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction. You are welcome to add to and edit Appropedia – your site to find, co-create and improve the solutions we need. Our vision and mission.   ...