Archive for June, 2012

Are You Creative? Absolutely!

June 29th, 2012 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Are You Creative? Absolutely!

While being creative may be a gift – it’s a gift that I would argue we all have.

The 2012 Farm Bill Moves Forward

June 22nd, 2012 | Simcha Weinstein | 1 Comment »

The Senate passed the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act (also known as the 2012 Farm Bill) by a vote of 64-35.

Backyard Organic Gardening

June 20th, 2012 | Lucinda Moeller | Comments Off on Backyard Organic Gardening

growing fifteen organic gardens, here are a few lessons learned that I would like to share.

Veteran Farmers

June 15th, 2012 | melody | Comments Off on Veteran Farmers

This past February Albert’s Organics hosted 22 young military veterans to the Eco-farm Conference in Asilomar.

More Promising Farm Bill News

June 13th, 2012 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on More Promising Farm Bill News

The amendment would improve crop insurance for organic farmers to ensure that they’re adequately compensated when their harvest fails or their crops are damaged

Support The Tester Amendment!

June 8th, 2012 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Support The Tester Amendment!

Make sure your Senators know that you support the Tester Amendment.

Saying Goodbye to the Suburbs

June 6th, 2012 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Saying Goodbye to the Suburbs

The land use and natural resources needed to engage in a suburban lifestyle are unsustainable, and rapidly becoming a major problem in the United States.

The Growth of Junk Food… Literally

June 1st, 2012 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on The Growth of Junk Food… Literally

Portion sizes for popular items (fast food) have increased dramatically since the 1950’s.