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The Soil Food Web, courtesy of USDA

Why Organic is Better: For You, Your Wallet, and Our Planet.

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Sat, 02/23/2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Jeff Ferris, Horticulturist at the Natural Gardener, ACC Instructor, and cofounder of Neighborhood Harvest Project (, presents “Why Organic is Better: For You, Your Wallet, and Our Planet.” The mantra of organic gardening is to feed the soil, not the plant. Have you ever wanted to know what that really means? What’s the big difference between organic and “conventional” gardening anyway? Come find out why the popular “blue water” is inferior to the bacteria, fungi, amoebas, and billions of other critters present in an organic garden.


Free Composting Class presented by the City of Austin


Sat, 06/25/2011 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Register today for a FREE composting class presented by the City of Austin Complete a FREE composting class and downsize to a green 30-gallon trash cart, and you’ll be eligible for a rebate of up to 75 percent off the cost of a backyard composter. We will have two classes at this date in the same location. One starts at 9:30 and the other one starts at 10:30 AM For more information about the Composting Rebate program visit


Backyard Food Production DVD and website

Check out Marjory Wildcraft's cool website and video.  This is a howto video for producing food and managing water and security in Texas.  It is a great source of information for $25.  Check out a bit more info on my blog


Click here to order it directly from Backyard Food Production.



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