How to Harvest Silver White Garlic

How to Harvest Silver White GarlicMark Brown, founder of Gateway Garlic Urban Farms shows us how to harvest a silver white variety of garlic in early July, 2014. Follow Gateway Garlic Urban Farms on Facebook and check out the Annual Saint Louis Garlic Festival every July! [more]

To All the Peoples of the World: It's Time to Make a Choice

To All the Peoples of the World: It's Time to Make a ChoiceThe time of the seventh fire is upon us. This video, through the voice of Chief Oren Lyons, is on behalf of the Indigenous Peoples of the World, as the ice is continuing to melt in the North. Humanity is at the crossroads. What we do now and the choices we make in our [more]

A Girl, Cancer & The Doctor Who Knew How To Heal Her

A Girl, Cancer & The Doctor Who Knew How To Heal Her After surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, eight year old Josie Nunez's brain tumors reappear and she is given weeks to live. Her parents frantic search for alternatives leads them to a naturopathic doctor with a very balanced cure. [more]

The HSUS Great Crate Challenge

The HSUS Great Crate Challenge The HSUS is on a mission to spread awareness about cruel gestation crates. We went to the streets for The Great Crate Challenge to see how well people could hold up to the pressure of being locked in a metal crate so small, you can't move freely, touch your toes, or turn [more]

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?   ... and that is why the chicken crossed the road. [more]

I Pledge Allegiance to the Earth

I Pledge Allegiance to the Earth I pledge allegiance to the earth and all the life which it supports. One planet in our care, irreplaceable, with sustenance and respect for all. Happy Earth Day! [more]

Restoring the Land to Grow Organic Food

Restoring the Land to Grow Organic FoodWe have wanted to make use of this patch of dirt surrounding our house for some time now, but due to lack of time & how much garbage was in the soil it has taken some time for us to get around to it. Now, we can finally say it is done & we have many plants growing around our [more]

New Chicks on the Homestead

New Chicks on the HomesteadThis past winter was a bit rough on our aging chickens and unfortunately, we lost our Rhode Island Red Lucy. Poor Ethel has been wandering around without her head hen since. Well, good news! We have recieved some free chicks from a friend & they are growing quickly. We now [more]

Onions Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk by 73%

Onions Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk by 73%This fascinating case-control study from Switzerland and Italy showed that women eating just one serving of onions daily experienced 73% less ovarian cancer than those eating the least onions (one serving = 3 ounces or 80 grams, or half a cup chopped onion). Why are onions so [more]

How Aquaponic Gardening Works

How Aquaponic Gardening WorksAquaponics, with its fancy name, may sound like a trendy new concept developed by environmentalists, but it's actually as old as the hills. Aquaponics is a method of cultivating both crops and fish in a controlled environment. [more]

 

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