Friday, June 29, 2012

Edible Weeds: 7 Dandelion Recipes

Edible Weeds: 7 Recipes for Dandelion (via sustainablog)

Maybe it’s the way-too-early Spring warmth we’ve been experiencing, but I’ve got greens on the brain lately… particularly the kind you can pick right from the ground. I took a look at stinging nettle a couple of weeks ago, and while I do want to try some of those recipes, a little research…

Thursday, June 28, 2012

4 Reasons to Raise Urban Chickens


4 Reasons to Raise Urban Chickens (via EcoLocalizer)
It’s shocking, but one of Phoenix’s rural communities does not allow chickens while the larger urban areas do. Litchfield Park has tabled a request to legalize urban chickens. Over the past twenty-some years this mostly-farming community has suddenly become “upscale”. With more farmers closing…

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Bison reach Montana as part of relocation plan

Bison reach Montana as part of relocation plan (via The Christian Science Monitor)

Sixty-four bison from Yellowstone National Park were shipped almost 500 miles to northeast Montana's Fort Peck Reservation on Monday, under a long-stalled relocation initiative meant to repopulate parts of the West with the iconic animals. The transfer — anticipated for months — came in the middle…