Backyard Chickens for Beginners: why owning chickens is easier than you think

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Local Garlic 2012: A Good Year or a Bad Year?

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http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/jun/27/236880/     “I haven’t seen much garlic at market yet, maybe it’s a bad year?” says Nicole, a resident of Wichita.     “Are you kidding? I’ve seen garlic the size of my fist at farmers markets around here!” responds Toby, from Bonner Springs.     “Well, we have two different growers ...

Virtual Local Food Bus Tour of Northeast Kansas

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While you're gearing up for Saturday's Local Food Garden Tour, enjoy a "Virtual" Local Food Bus Tour... You can CLICK HERE to take a "virtual" Local Food Bus Tour! (For descriptive captions, click "Show Info" to the top right of the slideshow) On May 23, 2012, I was privileged to ...

FREE High Tunnel Workshops, Lectures, and Farm Tours this March

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http://wellcommons.com/users/Our_Local_Food_KRV/photos/2012/feb/23/230551/ High Tunnels, or “hoop houses,” are simple, cost-effective, unheated greenhouses that typically utilize passive ventilation for air exchange and cooling and an irrigation system for crop production. These structures are widely useful. They can help extend the growing season for many crops, limit garden pests, and offer protection from ...

TAKE A LOOK at this photo tour of the Kaw Valley Seed Fair

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The third annual Kaw Valley Seed Fair, held Saturday, February 11, 2012, was a great success for all involved! Attended by over 1200 visitors, the 2012 Kaw Valley Seed Fair included a seed exchange, seed exhibits, a children's activity center, and more than 50 exhibitors offering educational information, gardening products, ...

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