organic gardening

Earth Time

By: Natural Mommy Editor, Siobhan Bonisteel Topping “As a deep ecologist, I really believe the Earth belongs to itself.” Catherine Tammaro We dig a hole, we plant a seed, we water it and watch it grow. As it grows, we pull out the weeds crowding the tiny plant so it can photosynthesize and get nutrients […]

Best Ever Pickled Beets

This is our favourite Pickled Beet Recipe. Submitted to naturalmommy from mom, Su Edwards. You’ll love ’em too since they are sweet and retain that earthy beet flavour. You Will Need: Beets Jars Vinegar (white or apple cider) Sugar (white is generally what people use, but we suggest the organic sugar cane) Pot, Ladle, Tongs, Knife

Community Gardens + Cubit’s Organic Seeds

Community gardens are single pieces of land gardened collectively by a group of people. Community gardens are a wonderful way to save money, garden in a community and connect with the earth – especially if you live in an urban center with limited space or sun to grow your own fruits and veggies. Community gardens can be […]

Fall & Planning Your Garden With Your Kids

Submitted by Lisa Marvier of Farm Girl Nursery. Connect with them on facebook [here]. Image by Ashlee Dawn Photography found [here]. Fall. My favorite time of the year. I actually “fallify” my entire home right down to the bales of straw on the entry table topped with wild looking pumpkins to the multicolored fresh leaves trailing […]

Six Clean Plates

Submitted by Lisa Marvier of Farm Girl Nursery. Find them on facebook [here]. Last weekend I had all of the cousins over for a camping adventure on the property. They range in age from 7 – 12. Most are very easy going when it comes to food from the garden and are eager to try […]

Farm Girl Nursery

Farm Girl Nursery opened on March 24th of this year in Novato, California. It’s pretty much been an experiment, according to owner Lisa Marvier who is excited about what might happen next. The fact that she knows that she is making a difference in the world means everything to her. Farm Girl Nursery is full of […]

Locavore – A Documentary

Locavore is a documentary about local food. It is a documentary everyone should see. A locavore is someone who eats locally. It is more than a trend, it is the future of a sustainable food system. What we eat is the building block for every cell in our body. In addition to the health benefits, […]

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