The USDA recently awarded $40.2 million in grants to farmers, ranchers and farmer-controlled rural business ventures, as well as some urban farming operations.
- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- SOLAR ENERGY
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
The square footage of a parking space is all it takes to create a little community cafe in NYC. Must watch video!
Learn about a Texas community that’s helping to reinvent America’s electric system.
Pinterest is now a top 10 social network on the Web. With more users every day, there’s a prime opportunity for small businesses, re-users and do-it-yourselfers to seize the spotlight.
Two awesome sharing services, TaskRabbit and reCrib, recently joined forces to make it easier for parents of small children to reduce waste and save time without adding a million extra errands to their day.
When the housing market crashed, people start to change their thinking about what makes a house a home. Few got as creative as Irish artist Frank Buckley.
Hoop houses and greenhouses help extend the season and make year-round gardening possible. If you’re itching to get your hands in the dirt, but there’s still snow on the ground, these unique growing structures could help.
Rarely have we seen an entire town support the idea of long-term food independence the way the small Victorian mill town of Todmorden, West Yorkshire has.