Backyard Chickens
April 26, 2014
Want to have chickens in your backyard and get fresh eggs every day? Come see our chicken operation and find out how easy it is to start your own. We will talk about cost, breeds, housing, health, handling, and predators. » Learn more...

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We have a system of predatory agriculture in which corporations pursue private gain relentlessly, regardless of the social consequences..[including] rendering the business of farming economically unsustainable.
~ Coach Mark Smallwood

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News and Views

GMO Pushers and the Art of War

A staggering 93 percent of Americans polled say they want foods containing GMO ingredients to be labeled. So why is Monsanto getting its way so far?

Bloom Alert: April 15, 2014

The daffodils are blooming! Visit our Garden Store and pick from the few small patches of the sunshine-y flowers while you wait for the tulips to arrive.

In the News: Walmart’s cheap organic food

Coach Mark Smallwood talks to Grist about Walmart’s announcement that they’re “removing the premium associated with organic groceries.”

Veggie Races to go organic

Baseball’s Reading Fightin Phils award-winning “Veggie Race” is transitioning to organic with the help of Rodale Institute staff!

Beyond Black Plastic

Evaluating different mulch systems on soil quality, fertility, weed control, yields, waste production and profitability for small to mid-size vegetable farms.