What the Hell are We Eating?

"We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons." - Alfred E. Newman I've been trying to eat less meat lately, especially after a study released in late June revealed that going vegetarian can halve your diet's carbon footprint. After challenging myself [...]

Interested in Volunteering on an Organic Farm?

Herbalism Permaculture Self-sufficient living Interested in any of the above?  Consider volunteering at Raven Crest Botanicals! An organic farm located in Upstate New York, Raven Crest Botanicals is looking for two volunteers who can commit to the full season from April/May 2014 through September/October 2014. A couple or two friends would be great! Here is more [...]

Jersey Girl Gone WWOOFing

“Gardening is the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do.” I have to agree, digging in the dirt is awesome.  Ever since I was a kid, I loved playing in my backyard, getting dirty looking for insects, building forts and splashing around in creeks looking for frogs and crayfish.  Being outside made me happy, [...]