SUSTAINABLE TABLEMarch 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.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 GARDENOctober 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"October 23, 2014
OSU Master Gardeners say don't burn them! You can use fall leaves in your garden for compost, mulch, or as a garden amendment; or give them to your gardening friends. You can also call your disposal company for curbside pick-up.
GREENSPACE NEWSJanuary 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.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).