by Traci Knight – Staff Writer Interest in raising chickens in the city has continued to grow. Chickens are simple to care for and provide eggs and manure on a continual basis. Chicken manure can be composted for fertilizer and… Read More ›
Relates to my forays into farming, gardening, and sustainability.
by Traci Knight It is time for collective society to start independently managing water resources in our immediate environments. Looking back to ancient civilizations shows us that humans have always worked with the land to harvest and conserve water through… Read More ›
by Traci Knight There is no shortage of herbal supplements to boost immune function and increase vitality. As interest in gardening and food cultivation continues to grow, more people are seeking to produce their own “farmacy”. These six plants can… Read More ›
by Traci Knight – Staff Writer Permaculture is a movement whereby permanent agriculture is incorporated into personal landscapes through careful designs that mimic patterns in nature. A minimalist approach to land management is adopted, after the implementation of careful planning… Read More ›
by Traci Knight Wastewater, or human sewage, has become a blight on humanity. Sewage treatment plants are breeding grounds for antibiotic resistant bacteria. These treatment plants are continually spewing contamination into the water supply, and defouling freshwater and ocean water…. Read More ›
by Traci Knight Permaculture is the practice of designing landscapes that mimic patterns in nature in order to achieve sustainable land and water management, as well as food production. There is no size restriction for using permaculture techniques and principles…. Read More ›