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  • let us pray
    Teens destroy God’s provisions
    According to an October 2 article in Fox News; 4 teenagers were arrested for allegedly killing over 900 chickens at a California ranch. The murder weapon is said to have been a golf club. There is currently no known motive. One law enforcement...
  • North Carolina General Assembly Building
    Five bills passed by the North Carolina legislature that harm the environment
    North Carolina is a beautiful state that is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its own Wilderness Act this year. On the other hand, it received significant national attention to the recent political shifts which occurred in its executive and...
  • Ag-gag laws being challenged
    Ag-gag laws being challenged
    The battle between farm organizations and animal activists spark up again with lawsuits recently made against ag-gag laws in Utah and Idaho. USA Today reported Sunday, July 20, that these laws will move from state legislatures to federal courts on...
  • Santorini caldera from Santo Wines
    Sustaining Greek agriculture: the mission of Santo Wines
    The volcano that blew Santorini into history 3,500 years ago created a soil that produces the driest white wines and the finest dessert wine this chef has ever had moisten his palate. They ought to be on the list of every Michelin starred...
  • Strawberry picking at Watsonville's Gizdich Farms
    Fruit picking at Watsonville's Gizdich Ranch
    Fruit season is here, and with it the opportunities to have berries, stone fruit, and strawberries picked ripe. Farmstands are all over as soon as one gets out to the countryside--there are a few nice ones along the 1 south of Half Moon Bay--and...
  • Factory farming of chickens
    Chicken farms abuse chickens and deliver unhealthy meat
    We all want to know our food comes from healthy growing situations. This includes our beef, pork and poultry. The truth is, most chickens are raised in dirty, cramped living quarters and are bred to grow so large at a fast pace that the animal can...
  • Columbiana: Mountain Meadows Farm
    Columbiana: Mountain Meadows Farm
    A few weeks ago we got some delicious strawberries at the Pepper Place Market in Birmingham. What drew me to these particular berries was the fact that they are grown without using any chemicals.So I got my new neighbor, Suzanne, to ride out to...
  • Beetz
    Beets, the old and new school root
    Beets, historically an old school winter storage vegetable, are more popular than ever. Today farmers are selling dozens of varieties of all different shapes, sizes and colors to hip foodies and chefs who have elevated the vegetable to a sexy new...
  • Research Jobs on Hand Held Computer
    Job Websites for Miscellaneous & Specific Field
    If you want to change your profession or job, you can check out whatopportnities are available that you have experience. The environmenthas a lot of openings with the new advanced keep out environmentclean. Recently the news featured China as...
  • antibiotics in chicken
    Industial farms keeping high antibiotic use a secret
    Our food shouldn’t make us sick. But this year, some chickens did just that.People in 20 states were sickened by a Salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determined that these outbreak...
  • Visit Colorado farms for fall harvest and Halloween fun
    Visit Colorado farms for fall harvest and Halloween fun
    There’s no better time than autumn to visit a farm. With late fall crops ripe for picking and a nip in the air, farms and fall go together like Harvest and Halloween. Pumpkins and corn mazes, fresh apple cider and marshmallow roasts. . .it...
  • Pumpkin patches in the Tippecanoe County area, fall 2013
    Pumpkin patches in the Tippecanoe County area, fall 2013
    As temps drop and Halloween nears, pumpkin patches come to mind. If you want to bypass the stores in town and add some adventure to finding a pumpkin, there are lots of options.Congress Street UMC Church (link) off Main, across from the park,...
  • Goats are adorable and mischievous animals that will eat practically anything.
    5 useful farm animals
    Farms are an essential part of the economy of mostly every country. In some areas farms are what give people their very livelihood and, in times past, raising one’s own food was usually the only way a person could eat! Although most modern...
  • Agritourism: Culinary exploration of Vermont farms
    Agritourism: Culinary exploration of Vermont farms
    A visit to Vermont resonates with travelers as tranquil, relaxing, unhurried, serene, and increasingly tasty. For years, travelers have enjoyed the culinary delights prepared by chefs ranging from New York City restaurant escapees to local talent...
  • The Colour of Milk by Nell Leyshon
    Review of 'The Colour of Milk' by Nell Leyshon, a tale of both truth and deceit
    Small towns and farming communities may seem diminutive, but even they have their secrets. Nell Leyshon taps into that well of mystery in her book The Colour of Milk, which was published by Ecco.At 14 years old, Mary is the youngest of four girls,...