Categories: Permaculture Guide, Principles, Zones, Urban and Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Commercial Farming, Home Page Highlight, Trees, Bushes, Websites
Take look at this website for detailed info re: cultivation of chestnut trees. The article includes site selection, planting instructions for direct seeding or starting seedlings in pots, maintenance of your orchard, deer control strategies, pest and pathogen info, fertilization and watering requirements. They also list some other websites for further information.
Here's a You Tube video. It covers food value, timber value, feed value for livestock, medicinal uses.
Categories: Urban and Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Commercial Farming, Home Page Highlight, Small Family Farm Projects, Family Urban/Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Large Farm/Ranch Projects, Spokane Food Sustainability Projects, Community Food Forest Projects, Plant and Tree Profiles, Trees, Websites
Categories: Principles, Zones, Urban and Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Commercial Farming, Home Page Highlight, Live Events
Tags: Trees, plants, berries, bushes, energy, chemistry, science, Vegetables, Cool Stuff, Goats, Food Forest, Seeds, Livestock, Pasture, Business, Farming, Permaculture Design Course, Michael Pilarski, permaculture, agriculture, biochar, mushroom, cultivation, decomposition, foraging, gardening
Categories: Principles, Zones, Urban and Suburban Gardens, Food Forests, Commercial Farming, Home Page Highlight, Upcoming, Home Page Highlight, Local Heros, Education Resources, Live Events
Would you like to grow the citys food and do your part to solve the climate, economic, and environmental problems? See what kind of oppertunities Spokane LYL Coop Farm has for you!
Categories: Urban and Suburban Gardens, Commercial Farming, Local Projects, Spotlight Projects, Lease Your Lawn (LYL) Cooperative Farm, Family Urban/Suburban Gardens, Spokane Food Sustainability Projects, Community Food Gardens
Categories: Commercial Farming, Home Page Highlight, Education Resources
Categories: Commercial Farming, Home Page Highlight
Art of Butchery (not sponsored by the Pentagon)
Feb. 15 9am - 1pm, Spokane Community College
Making Your Small Farm Profitable
March 8, 9am - 3pm, WSU Extension, 222 N. Havana, Spokane
Categories: Commercial Farming, Home Page Highlight, Live Events
Tags: Livestock, Pasture, Business, Farming
Starting in 2011, the University of Idaho Sustainability Center partnered with local livestock processors and producers and UI faculty and students to research the economic development potential of increasing livestock production and processing for local and regional markets in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. We explored the viability of different USDA-inspected processing options by examining economic feasibility, environmental impacts, consumer demand, producer capacity and willingness to participate, and processing capacity.
Contact: Shelly Stevens ; FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOCAL FARMERS GO HI-TECH
Shoppers Have Online Access to Locally Produced Food Year Round
Northwest Farm Fresh, an innovative online farmers market that connects local farmers with consumers year round, is adding a new pick-up location to the Spokane area beginning September 18th, 2013. Customers can shop directly from farmers and food producers online and pick up their order at the location of their choice, either in Colville, Chewelah or Spokane.
Categories: Commercial Farming, Local News and Information, Vendor Resources
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