A project run by researchers at the University of Sheffield, is using foam taken from discarded mattresses to help Syrian refugees start hydroponic gardens in Jordan. Plus: why were there two Miss Sasquatch Queens in Saskatchewan back in 1969?
It's a bonus episode of Cool Weird Awesome that's only available to the people who make the show possible!
There's work out of the University of Arizona that says solar arrays can be even more efficient if you grow food underneath the panels. And no, the panels don't block the plants from growing by taking all the sun. Plus: Chandler, Arizona is hosting the Rockin' Taco Street Fest, which finally combines the goodness of tacos with lucha libre pro wrestling.
Strawberry picking season has begun at Hidden Farm!
Seedlings! (These are eggplant)
Celery 3/4/12 on Flickr. Growing season has begun at Hidden Farm. First up: celery, which we have not tried before.
The daisies we planted last fall are finally sprouting! - Sonya
The contractor is busy inside the house, and we’re trying to keep busy outside, getting ready for this year’s garden. Having Owen around means we probably won’t be able to do hundreds of tomato plants like
This is local food - this summer we have tomato plants in every corner of the property, including right outside the front window. We’re using this blog to document our experiments - good and bad -