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Safer, non-toxic bedding without flame retardant chemicals. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 Many mattresses contain flame-retardant chemicals
OTA hosting 14 organic product suppliers at BioFach show in Germany WASHINGTON, Feb.
Leading Home Textiles Brand Announces First-Ever Fair Trade Certified(TM) Bath Towel Collection for Spring 2015 BERKELEY, Calif., Feb.
Healthy Vitamins is proud to partner with MegaFood Supplement Company to announce a special promotion on their products that utilize produce from local farms in their Farm Fresh Partnership Program.
Based off the core values of being “Pure, Organic and True,” Shoosha is excited to introduce a line including two newly reformulated products designed for the sensitive skin of babies that
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Health Food Emporium is very excited to announce a new USDA organic, Non-GMO Project verified and vegan plant protein powder that tastes great – Organic Plant Protein by Garden of Life.
Dr. Elaine Ingham is an iconic figure in organic farming, and a world-renowned soil microbiologist. In March 2015, Dr.
KAMULI, Uganda, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The answer to extreme poverty in Africa could be Africa itself, if a new agricultural initiative lives up to its vision.
New publication examines farming techniques and approaches that could help keep the food you love on your plate SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.
A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...
Vermicompost is composting with the use of special earthworms. Red wigglers and white worms are the more common worms used, although European night crawlers can be used as well. Red wigglers can be found living in manure piles and in rotting vegetation and adapt the best in covered worm bins. Common earthworms burrow deeply and are not recommended for use in compost bins. Blue worms are commonly used in the tropics. Worms are used to decompose vegetable and food waste along with bedding...
Image Caption: Compost barrel with compost and tools. Credit: Diego Grez/Wikipedia Compost is fertilizer made from decomposed organic matter that is then tilled directly into the soil or used as an additive when transplanting seedlings. Composting can be very simplistic or complex, depending on the amount of compost needed. Compost is widely used in organic farming because of its high nutrient content and natural pesticide abilities. Composting is simply piling, systematically,...
Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.