Gardening – Eco Snippets

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Turn Garbage Into Food With A Worm Bin…

Between 30 to 40 percent of the United States’ food supply is wasted. Vermicomposting keeps that garbage out of the landfill and turns it back into food. You probably end up throwing away a lot of food after some meals. It’s okay, most of us wish we were better about food waste but it often […]

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Farming Fresh Fish & Vegetables With Backyard Aquaponics…

Aquaponics combines two growing methods, aquaculture and hydroponics, to create a self-contained, well-balanced ecosystem. Fish are fed and raised in a tank and as gravity pulls the wastewater through a hydroponic garden, bacteria feed on the waste, breaking it down into essential nutrients for the plants to grow. The system then returns the cleaned water […]

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Food, Earth, Happiness, A Short Film On Natural Farming…

A majestic journey through Japan, Korea, and the United States that turns our perceptions of food (and life) upside down in a simple and poetic way. Solutions for our most pressing social and ecological issues come from unexpected places in a bite-sized film that New York Times bestselling author Alicia Bay Laurel calls “beautiful … […]

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Extremely Productive, Automated, Compact, Off-Grid Homestead…

Former Army tech Larry Johnson has spent his career improving computer and telephone systems so when he saw inefficiencies in how we grow our food, he decided to create a new system for farming your yard. His EZGro garden uses aquaponics, stacked towers, and custom pots to create a high-density vertical garden (HDVG) on as […]

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Regenerative Soil Renegades, Moving Away From Conventional Agriculture…

“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt. Finding a solution to combat climate change must include a change in our conventional agricultural system from one that depletes our soil to one that regenerates it. We must move away from our current soil-eroding, industrial farming practices, and, instead, return the animals […]

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How I Make Soil Bacteria For My Veggie Garden…

I want to share my enthusiasm of watching how plants respond to human care and nurturing, and to convey that enthusiasm through my camera, and motivate people to get back to the garden to connect with nature and re-discover how amazingly enriching it actually IS. When I began the journey, a whole new world opened […]

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