Your Lawn: How Green is that Grass?

Written by Lisa Orr, Mountainside Enrichment & Education Does the smell of a newly mown lawn conjure up fond memories of spring fever, backyard games and barbeques? Let’s take a closer look at the facts behind lawn maintenance — a regular chore that takes 54 million Americans about three billion hours each year to complete! In the …

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More Farmers Moving Away from Plasticulture

By Jane Bloodworth Rowe We’ve all heard about how plastic is filling our landfills and contaminating our oceans. Plastic is not biodegradable, and it can break down into microplastics that wash into the oceans, pollute the water, and threaten marine life. However, many people may not be aware that agriculture is heavily dependent on plastic …

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Benefits of Healthy Soil Infographic

Fair Farms Talks Soil Health at Annual Farm Aid Concert

A few weeks ago, Fair Farms joined tens of thousands of music fans, farmers, advocates, citizen-scientists, foodies, and food and farming non-profits from across the country at the 32nd Annual Farm Aid benefit concert. For those of you who haven’t heard of Farm Aid, it’s the annual concert—first organized in 1985 by Willie Nelson, Neil …

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