#FarmerMentalHealth and Considering Online Therapy

It has been brilliant to see the subject of mental health increasingly embraced within the farming and broader rural community in recent months. On twitter there is a hashtag #FarmerMentalHealth which can be used by anybody wishing to discuss the subject or perhaps link to an interesting story or something to inspire or help others. … Continue reading #FarmerMentalHealth and Considering Online Therapy

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Woodland Trust event calls for farmers to respond to Defra Command Paper

Last week I attended an event organised by the Woodland Trust and hosted by Stephen Briggs at his farm in Cambridgeshire. The aim of the afternoon was partly to introduce farmers to the potential for using agroforestry on their farms, partly to discuss the Defra 'Health and Harmony' consultation document and partly to encourage delegates … Continue reading Woodland Trust event calls for farmers to respond to Defra Command Paper

A Seasonal Cake Recipe That Uses Fresh Spring Flavors and Ingredients – Guest post by Sydney Winkler

Here’s a recipe for those of you in the US looking for seasonal recipes. The springtime is a great time to start baking delicious treats for friends, family, and even yourself. If you are searching for a great treat to serve at your next dinner party this spring, you need to look no further. Strawberry … Continue reading A Seasonal Cake Recipe That Uses Fresh Spring Flavors and Ingredients – Guest post by Sydney Winkler

How to Compost: Importance, Resources and Its Uses – guest post by Melissa Weir

Compost is a new black material; it is comparative in appearance and surface to potting soil. Compost is typically delivered when organic material separates and decays (a procedure known as composting). It is otherwise called black gold. We spoke to Redshed about how to compost, as well as the importance of compost, its resources and … Continue reading How to Compost: Importance, Resources and Its Uses – guest post by Melissa Weir

How to Reduce Waste and create a better future for the Earth – Guest post by Andrea Larson

People produce tons of waste annually and only a very small amount of that waste is recycled. People are smart enough to use a bin. They use bins only to collect the rubbish and throw it away. Many people are not really concerned about nature and the environment, and it is now a serious issue. … Continue reading How to Reduce Waste and create a better future for the Earth – Guest post by Andrea Larson

Keep Your Mattress Out of the Landfill: Recycle and Buy Smart – Guest post by Rick Blanchard

Preserving natural resources often takes rethinking how products are disposed of and reused. A large household product like a mattress isn’t easy to get rid of. Beds are notorious for being challenging to compact in landfills. They’re difficult to transport and may clog machinery, which increases the cost of their disposal. Once they’ve been placed … Continue reading Keep Your Mattress Out of the Landfill: Recycle and Buy Smart – Guest post by Rick Blanchard

The Four Things You Need to Know About Soil pH – Guest post by Ella Wilson

There are a lot of misconceptions about soil pH that keep on popping up, and this fake information can hurt a lot of gardeners and farmers. To clear things up, we’ve listed four things that you need to know about soil pH. But before we begin to discuss these four facts. Let’s first understand the … Continue reading The Four Things You Need to Know About Soil pH – Guest post by Ella Wilson