• SUSTAINABLE TABLE

    Sustainable Table: All About Alpacas

    Sustainable Table: All About Alpacas

    March 5, 2014

    From beginning to end, alpacas are the poster animal for sustainability. There are 26 alpacas on Rolling Hills Alpaca Farm outside of Jacksonville. Not only can their fleecy coats be used to make many things, but alpacas will eat almost everything.

    Sustainable Table: Juicing 101

    Sustainable Table: Juicing 101

    February 27, 2014

    Getting all the recommended fruits and vegetables in each day can be a challenge, especially if they aren't something you crave...but despite some people's aversion to them, fruits and veggies pack incredible nutrients that can be hard to find anywhere else.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    Spring Prep in Mild Winter Weather

    Spring Prep in Mild Winter Weather

    February 16, 2015

    During these mild days getting a jump on gardening is on a lot of people's to do lists. OSU Master Gardeners stopped by the NewsWatch 12 garden to lend some of the expertise.

    In the Garden: Phalanopsis Orchids

    In the Garden: Phalanopsis Orchids

    October 30, 2014

    One orchid often seen in homes, the Phalanopsis orchid, is popular for colorful, long lasting blooms. Orchids can grow in a wide variety of media. The most commonly used for orchids in the home are a bark-based mix, and sphagnum moss. Sphagnum moss is not the wiry ornamental "moss"

  • GREENSPACE NEWS

    Update on Jackson Co. GMO Lawsuit

    Update on Jackson Co. GMO Lawsuit

    January 29, 2015

    Local farmers and supporters of a GMO-Free Jackson County are meeting tonight. This is comes before a hearing scheduled next week about a GMO lawsuit the county and family farms. The Our Family Farms Coalition and Thrive are hosting presentations tonight.

    SOU Teaming WIth Chevy for Carbon Plan

    SOU Teaming WIth Chevy for Carbon Plan

    November 18, 2014

    Chevrolet is purchasing carbon credits worth up to $5 million to help 11 colleges across the U.S. become less carbon reliant, including Southern Oregon University (SOU).