"When I I am asked how to attract frogs, I tell them not to have fish in their pond. But if you are looking for fish food, frogs lay thousands of eggs at a time less than 5% making it through the first year. They are a very important food source for…"
Indiana activist and organic farmer. My ecofarm features permaculture design, off-grid renewable energy, organic agriculture, sustainable forestry, and green buildings. My passions run deep for small farms, organic food, self-sufficient living, a clean environment, music (especially live music), permaculture, edible landscaping, organic gardening, good nutrition, and renewable energy. Did I mention having fun?
Met you at a food festival at the state fairgrounds back in 2007? I think.
We are very interested in sustainability and are working to create a new studio and lodge here on our property. We meet with an architect on the 14th and are about ready to bid the project.
Our focus is art, spirituality and sustainability and we hope to focus this here on our multigenerational campus.
Thankyou......It is mutual.Hope the conference went well this year?I was sorry to miss it.Much is happening and moving in Indiana.YES..................................
..............!Keep in touch.
Hi Steve! I thought we were already friends ! lol I would love to live on a farm, or own more land, but I am destined is to help create more justice for the underserved here in the city, along with E. Smiley and crew. Is your ecofarm open to tours for students?
We are the Garden Angels from Fort Wayne . We are 35 elementary age students. We operate a 2 acre intensive organic community garden.We use our garden for exercise and wellness.We call our agriculturally based exercise
"agricise". We build our garden tools out of waste stream items.Discarded bicycles are upcycled into highwheel plows.We donate 75% of our crop to senior citizens.This will be our fourth year of operation.E.Smiley /The Jolly Green Giant
(EDITOR’S NOTE: The essay below is part of an ongoing literary project sponsored by Sustainable Indiana 2016. In short, the group has collected “so many stories of Hoosiers taking a more sustainable path that we can literally write the book on how green living in Indiana is taking off.” See [...]
Whoa, readers! There seems to be some confusion over a recent “Ask Renee” that I’d like to clarify immediately. A reader named Ginger asked me if Ray’s and Republic are picking through the TRASH to pull out recyclables. My answer says that no, they are not picking through the [...]