What to do about a Chinch Bug Problem

Unknown April 27, 2013 06:07 AM
We are having a problem with chinch bugs throughtout our town. The birds are digging up the lawns and green spaces searching for this food source. Does anyone have a solution to…

Behavior Change Programs for Healthy Eating

Elliot Dale Bozeman February 07, 2013 01:03 PM
Hello, I am interested to learn more about behavior change programs targeting healthy eating habits. Is anybody aware of any programs, initiatives, or research projects focuse…

New Blog Post on Community-Supported Agriculture

Ken Donnelly Halifax January 03, 2013 06:25 PM
Hi folks, I have a new blog post about my experiences with Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA). You can read it at www.beyondattitude.com. Soon I will be starting my 3rd year …

Examples of Residential Commitments to going Pesticide/Herbicide Free

Lori Rissling Wynn Canmore October 01, 2012 10:55 AM
Greetings. The Town of Canmore has a goal stating that "50% of the community voluntarily reports they are pesticide free". I am working with a local non-profit (the Pink and Gre…

Helping Conventional Farmers Diversify

Teresa Opheim Ames February 11, 2012 09:19 AM
we will be conducting on-farm research with four conventional farmers on moving from a corn-soybean rotation to a three-year rotation that reduces chemical inputs. These farmers w…

Sustainable Restaurant Practices

Kelvin Peters Winnipeg December 13, 2011 03:56 PM
I am a young entrepreneur, opening a Mediterranean bistro and lounge in downtown Winnipeg. Part of my mandate is to seek out ways to be socially, environmentally, and economically…

Conference Speaker on Changing Behaviour?

Pam Jorgenson Williams Lake September 22, 2011 02:32 PM
The Invasive Plant Council of BC is seeking a conference speaker to discuss ideas and programs for Changing Behaviour with respect to invasive species prevention and management. …

Waterway Protection Post Bank Degradation, Erosion

Jodi Thompson Invercargill August 29, 2011 05:13 PM
Hi everyone I'm looking for temporary as well as longer term control measures where stock have degraded pasture and / or waterway banks to the point that there is no more veget…

Sustainable Intensification

Jo Horsley Llandeilo August 16, 2011 05:12 AM
SI is when either you produce more food using the same inputs or the same amount of food using lower inputs, the aim is to decrease the input output ratio by a steady percentage. …

Arts & Agriculture: Working together for Better Communities

Daniel Mack Warwick July 26, 2011 10:59 AM
I am part of a group working on a National Endowment for the Arts Placemaking grant called Our Town to explore the mutuality of arts in building and sustaining agriculture. How …

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