Making Your Own Fermented Vegetables (No Dairy or Whey Is Used)

“If the meal consists entirely of cooked foods, then a lacto-fermented condiment is a must.”-S.Fallon

Why you should eat fermented vegetables?

Shield the body against infection by accelerating the ability of the immune system.
Improve digestion and help break down proteins and carbohydrates, thus requiring less insulin in the process of digestion.

  • Providing excellent source of antioxidants.
  • Help in combating candida and other yeast overgrowth.
  • Helps maintain balanced flora along the digestive tract through a normal diet.
  • Increased bioavailability of vitamins and minerals.
  • Reduction of blood glucose levels.

5 Reasons Why Urban Gardens Are Good For All of Us

Farmer Joel Salaton once pointed out, and very correctly, that urban farming is simply a way of coming back to our roots. Before there were grocery stores and frozen food, where did we get all of our meat and produce? Of course, it was locally. We bought our food from nearby farms, or grew them ourselves, or foraged them from the nearby forests. This arrangement was not even that long ago, considering that the first modern-style supermarkets appeared fairly recently, in the 1940’s.…

One Of The U.S. Biggest Urban Farms Will Be Built In Detroit

There are a ton of urban possibilities in Detroit. It is no secret. There is no other place in the country that has such a grand infrastructure. Detroit has so much city-owned and delinquent land that urban farms are popping up on every corner. Farmers are coming from all over to be a part of the movement. There is a plan in place to make the world’s largest urban farm. However, Mayor Duggan (the mayor of Detroit) just announced an even bigger project: a $15 million, 60-acre urban farm.…

Things That Are Getting In The Way Of Your Urban Farm – And What You Can Do

There may always be challenged when it comes to growing food in the city. However, there are things you can do in order to start farming right where you live.

The homesteading life has never been more of a popular dream. It can be used as a hedge against the fragility of corporate employment as a psychological antidote to the intensity of modern life. More and more people are finding wans to bring their food production on site to their urban or suburban yard.…

6 Best Ideas How To Extend The Garden Harvest

Below are some tips to help you eat from your garden throughout the year. I am going to show you how to extend the season and grow food even when the temperatures begin to drop.

As the summer growing season comes to an end, gardeners are left to wonder how they may be able to continue harvesting fresh food. There is no reason to think that winter yields are impossible. In fact, with careful planning and some luck from the weather, growers can enjoy their garden throughout the entire year. Below are some tips to extend the growing season and …

How to Grow Your Own Turmeric

Turmeric has been hailed as a superfood, and for good reason. It has antibacterial and antiseptic properties that mean it can be used for cleaning wounds, and it has anti-inflammatory properties that make it great for people who have pain caused by arthritis. In fact, there are over 600 estimated preventative applications for turmeric as well as 175 different physiological benefits. For those who want to limit the pharmaceutical drugs they use, turmeric may be able to replace ibuprofen among others.…

Swiss Chard: Easy to Grow and So Very Healthy

You’ve probably often heard of the importance of including leafy green vegetables in your diet, and so you’ve probably also heard of Swiss chard. Because of its relationship to beets, it is also known as leaf beet. It not only has the same nutritional value as spinach, but it is also much easier to grow. Swiss chard contains 300 times the daily recommended value of vitamin K per cup in addition to being high in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, magnesium, iron, potassium, and dietary fiber.

10 Citrus Trees That Can be Grown In a Pot

You can have a sunnier winter if you decide to grow one of these bright citrus plants indoors during the winter season.

With a suitable soil, adequate nourishing, the proper pot, protection from the cold, and a sunny indoor window, any gardener will be able to grow citrus in a container year-round successfully. As a matter of fact, various citrus, as well as dwarf citrus species, bloom, fruit or flower during the cold months, joyfully cheering many up in a cold winter.…