Latest Rural community development Stories

2013-12-16 23:20:23

Rave reviews and high demand for healthier food prompts online farmer’s market to grow to tri-state area. Ridgewood, NJ (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 If high fructose corn syrup, preservatives, hormones and GMO’s are the evil villains in today’s food landscape, then Caren Sinclair-Kay is a modern day superhero. Sinclair-Kay, mother of 3 and digital and e-commerce entrepreneur, has infused her passion for nutritious, all natural, delicious food into her new company Fresh from the Farm...

2013-12-10 23:32:12

In response to an article published by the Boulder County Business Report, Colle Farmers Market, a leading online farmers market, applauds the city of Boulder, Colorado for promoting organic farming. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, responds to an article published by the Boulder County Business Report on November 27th, which details Boulder, Colorado’s plan to offer more space to organic farmers. According to the Boulder County...

2013-11-29 23:23:12

In this inspiring and informative guide, aimed at both aspiring and experienced urban farmers alike, Peterson explores some of the surprising places one can start a garden, grow your own healthy food and build an Urban Farm Lifestyle. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 What do windowsills, fire escapes, and rooftops have in common? They are all urban gardens just waiting to happen! Grow Wherever You Go! is a newly-released guide written by urban farmer Greg Peterson that aims to...

2013-11-14 23:29:16

The Urban Farm released a new iPhone and iPad app today called Urban Farm Guides; the app contains urban farming guidebooks that inspire users to create their own urban farms. Current How-To Guide topics include growing your own organic food, raising chickens, saving seeds, and creating your own sustainable, organic, urban farm. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 This week UrbanFarm.org released an innovative educational app for iPhone and iPad that will give users access to...

2013-11-06 23:02:15

An increasing number of schools are connecting students with local food and agriculture education. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Throughout October, schools and preschools across the country celebrated National Farm to School Month with locally sourced school meals, garden festivals, farm field trips and other events that helped students improve their food and agricultural literacy and their diets while offering local farmers a new market. Farm to school is the practice of...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.