• 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

    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"

    In The Garden: Dealing with Fall Leaves

    In The Garden: Dealing with Fall Leaves

    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 NEWS

    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).

    BottleDrop Center Raking in Recyclables

    BottleDrop Center Raking in Recyclables

    November 15, 2014

    Community members are already bringing recyclables to the new Medford BottleDrop Center. As of Dec. 1, nearby grocery stores will close their bottle-return rooms and send customers to the BottleDrop Redemption Center.