Tips For Living Green

Your environmental impact is affected by your personal choices in energy and water consumption, waste disposal, transportation, food, and more. Learn how to live sustainably and reduce your footprint. Click here for the full article.

8 Tips for Green Cleaning

Natural cleaners and green cleaning products are a smart way to clean your house the safe, non-toxic way. Take a look at these 8 tips for green cleaning in your home with store-bought cleaning solutions, or try homemade cleaners for your kitchen, bathroom, toilet and windows. Click here for the full article.

12 Agrihoods Taking Farm-to-Table Living Mainstream

Ever wish you could live at your CSA? Or move to a neighborhood where everyone is as excited about fresh, healthy food as you are? All over the United States people are embracing local food production in an exciting new way. Called ‘agrihoods,’ this new type of neighborhood serves up farm-to-table living in a cooperative environment. Instead of being built…

Simple Tips For Extending Food Shelf Life

As I’ve mentioned many times over the years, food waste is a major environmental issue as so many resources go into growing food and then getting it from field to fork and paddock to plate. The figures vary somewhat depending on where you source them, but one estimate I’ve seen is that 40 percent of…

Welcome to the Agrihood: Building Communities with Community Gardens, Farm Stands and More

Swimming pool. Clubhouse. Golf course. Hiking trail. Farm. These are among the many amenities new homebuilders offer buyers in today’s new communities. Wait a minute. Farm? Yes, you read that right. Whether it’s a working farm, vegetable gardening plots, farm stands, participatory cooking classes or Happy Farmer family nights, builders are finding ways to introduce community…

Crops in Season

Fresh is best. Consumers around the world look for and value the “Fresh From Florida” label. Knowing when items are in season is the key to knowing what to look for when shopping. Click here for the full article.