A question that has come across many people in agriculture is whether organic agriculture is more sustainable or better than our conventional agricultural practices. There are many factors to keep in mind when questioning which is more sustainable. What is Organic Agriculture? First let’s start with mentioning that organic foods are not healthier than foodsContinue reading “Organic Agriculture or Conventional Agriculture?”
When most people think agriculture, they do not usually think growing crops in buildings, rooftops, and any available land in cities. We usually think rural farms, whether large or small or family owned. Little do people know that they could have their own farm in their communities. Although it may seem simple to just growContinue reading “Creating Your Own Urban Farm”
Raising backyard poultry is a popular way to participate in urban micro-livestock production. Many are drawn to this practice as a way to provide themselves with sustainable, ethically sourced meat and eggs. However, increasingly people are taking up urban poultry production to increase their own self-sufficiency. In fact, the current COVID-19 pandemic has seen theContinue reading “Interested in Backyard Poultry Production? Here are the health risks”
Plastic bottles have been receiving plenty of negative press lately, and most of it has been well deserved. Plastic bottles typically have a one time use and then are either recycled or discarded, filling up landfills and our ocean. Recycling can help with the problem, but unfortunately only about 25% of the plastic produced inContinue reading “A Second Life for Plastic Bottles”
As cities run out of space and countries begin the long road ahead of increasing the demand towards agriculture to meet the needs required to feed the billions of people in the world. The United states has seen the growth of countless start ups that aim to help bring food to the communities around them.Continue reading “Bringing about Change”
Food on the Go The Let’s Feed LA Program has been providing emergency food support to Los Angeles County residents impacted by COVID-19. In a collaborative effort between the Public Health Institute Center for Wellness and Nutrition, Roots of Change, and Wholesome Wave through Let’s Feed LA, Angelinos can have fresh locally grown produce andContinue reading “Helping Angelinos One Food Delivery At A Time”
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