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Everything You Need To Know About Composting

When we hear governments and organizations talk about environment and how recycling can save the Earth from full degradation, this is not merely a fad or a trend. Recycling is more than just a fashion statement or a political ideology. It is, in fact, the very foundation on which most of our lives are based […]

Is Organic Farming The Future Of Humanity?

Last month, Britain’s Prince Charles spoke at the 70t anniversary of the Soil Association in London and talked about how the future of humanity now depends on organic farming. Although there are still debates on the importance of organic farming or at least, how important it is in today’s society, we cannot deny the fact […]

5 Basic Methods of Organic Farming

People are now falling easily to chronic diseases primarily because of the amount of pesticides and fertilizers they unknowingly take through the food that they consume. Of course, no one would ever want to consciously consume these chemicals, but that can’t be helped since organic farming methods allow the use of a number of chemicals, […]

Is Organic Production Sufficient For Food Supply?

The way to understand the basic policies and the ethical considerations for organic production is to determine its values. There are three basic values under which organic farming falls under—sufficient, healthy, and sustainable. To better focus on the importance of organic food production for societies, we need to take a look further into whether it […]

The Key Features of Organic Farming

When you pass by a farm or want to buy directly from a farm, how would you know that one is organic and the other is a conventional farm? Are there any tell-tale signs that would glaringly point out to you that a particular farm is organic and not? The basic feature of an organic […]

The 4 Principles of Organic Farming

To fully understand organic farming and production, you need to get to know the principles that guide it. Organic farming is more than just not using pesticides, chemicals, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics, and growth hormones. It is a holistic system that aims to maximize the productivity and the diversity of the agro-ecosystem, including the people […]

Understanding Organic Farming and Organic Production

The key to understanding organic farming and organic production is getting to know the processes and the principles that guide them. Contrary to popular belief, organic farming is more than just not using pesticides and other chemicals to grow your crops. Organic farming and production is a “holistic system” that aims to maximize the functions […]

Building Communities Through Organic Farming

Do you know that you can lead the way in community building by simply teaching your neighbors the importance and benefits of organic farming? If communities and neighborhoods can bond over their common love for the local sports team or even a particular episode of Game of Throne or The Bachelor, they sure can be […]

Collecting Compost Materials For Organic Farming

When you use your household garbage and food scraps for the compost to be used in your organic farming, you are directly helping the environment survive and thereby, healing and saving the world from its own enemies—humans. Composting is a sacred act and anyone who composts successfully transforms death to life. Do not think about […]

The Importance of Organic Matter In Organic Farming

It wasn’t always like this. We weren’t always so dependent on synthetic fertilizers and chemicals to make our plants and soil healthy. There was a time when we were unapologetically organic, too, meaning we depend on all-natural products and matter to make our soil fertile enough for growing plants, crops, vegetation, flowers, and others. But […]

6 Benefits of Using Seaweed For Organic Farming

What’s the thing you like doing on a beach? People watching? Picnics? Picking up shells and sea glass? But if you are doing organic farming at home, you can add another activity while you’re lounging on the beach: collecting seaweed. This is one of the best tools, fertilizer, and amendment for healthy soil in the […]

How To Identify Your Soil Type For Organic Farming

What type of soil do you have? Will it be beneficial for organic farming? What kinds of crops and vegetation can you grow there? Soils are described according to the predominant type of soil particle present. This means it can only be identified as one of three things: sand, silt, or clay. While there are […]