Industrial agriculture has huge, unsustainable impacts on our environment. And while organic and other ecologically based farming systems (agroecology) have huge benefits, some have suggested that it will never produce enough food. Production is only one of the challenges for food security. But, according to new research, even by this measure, critics seem to have substantially underestimated the productivity of organic farming. (more…)
Moments of eye-opening insight can come into our lives unexpectedly like a clap of thunder, and when they do, we are usually not the same person, enabling us to go forth on new paths. Carpenter Dave Herrle of Westbrook, Connecticut is one of these people; suddenly emboldened by a walk down an unfamiliar path in the woods: (more…)
By Angie Barmer
This Fall, residents from Blue Springs will have an outdoor space to go to for education, relaxation, reading, gardening, and more.
Sean Suggs, vice president of administration at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Mississippi, Inc., said, “We thank the community of Blue Springs for the warm welcome shown to our team members and are pleased to give the town something in return.” (more…)