Let’s Get Down to Business: Are Cover Crops Profitable?

This is the third post in a series of posts about cover crops. In the last post on cover crops, we took a dip in the waters of the U.S. to explore how cover crops act as ecosystem superheroes to protect the environment. This week, we're going to expand our knowledge of the cover crop … Continue reading Let’s Get Down to Business: Are Cover Crops Profitable?

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Cover Crops: Ecosystem Superheroes

This is the second in a series of posts that explore the world of cover crops. Much gratitude, again, to Mallory Daily for her time and excellent feedback in editing this post! "Realize that everything connects to everything else.” -Leonardo Da Vinci These words ring true across experiences, but a particularly tangible expression can be … Continue reading Cover Crops: Ecosystem Superheroes

The Greenhouse – Intuitive Technology that Harbors Well Being

Farmers and gardeners today are tackling the challenges associated with long-term sustainability, fossil fuel costs, and the need to grow food in places with changing climates. Cold winters, harsh summers, excessive rain and drought, and many other meteorological factors are motivating farmers to grow food in controlled, reliable environments. An obstacle in this endeavor is the fact that greenhouses today typically utilize external energy sources, such as heaters and fans, that require electricity and fuel. These energy costs can be discouraging limitations, and also present negative environmental impacts if fossil fuels are used. Although temporarily inhibiting, these challenges provide an open door for innovation to intervene and provide solutions!