Tiffany & Co.—The Greenhouse Project: Laurie Simmons

THE NEW STERLING SILVER GREENHOUSE FROM OUR HOME & ACCESSORIES COLLECTION TOOK FOUR MASTER SILVERSMITHS NEARLY 1,000 HOURS TO CRAFT BY HAND. My name is Laurie Simmons, I’m an artist and filmmaker. The greenhouse inspires thoughts of flowers and spring or even being able to have flowers in the winter which is my idea of […]

Teaching kids about nature – Manti-La Sal National Forest Conservation Days

Every year the Manti-La Sal National Forest puts on Conservation Days, for local fourth graders here in Carbon and Emery County. It’s really well received, it’s something we’ve been doing for over twenty years with these youth and they learn a lot because it really reinforces the things they’ve been learning at school. In fourth […]

Tree Collards – The Perfect Perennial for lazy allotmenteers

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a plant whose leaves were highly nutritious, was resistant to slug attack, it was fast-growing and hardy and truly maintenance-free, whose leaves could be harvested throughout any season of the year. Well…May I introduce The tree collard! Sometimes called tree kale, Brassica oleracea, who is always pleased to […]

Lisa Margonelli: 2019 National Book Festival

>>Lisa Margonelli: Thank you very much. It’s a huge pleasure to be here at The Library of Congress. I can’t tell you how many libraries I used. I use them all the time when I’m writing. And a tremendous pleasure to be at this book festival. Thanks to all the staff for making this all […]

Greenhouse Visit at Getlinis in Riga GLOBALG.A.P. Tour Stops 2019

Right now we are here in Getlini’s tomato house which actually produces energy from waste. The take the energy from the biggest waste landfill they have here in Latvia. Basically in the whole Baltic States. They use this waste and the energy to produce year-round these wonderful tomatoes. I am hoping to see that they […]

Alberta Young Speakers Agriculture 2017

Now more than ever, farmers have to learn a new skill. They have to be PR people in addition to actually learning the tricks of the trade on the farm. Speaker: Farmers are better able to feed the world today than ever before. Now it’s a requirement of the industry, even on a family farm […]

Agriculture Changes as a Result of the Farm Crisis

The 1970s often are viewed as a decade of misplaced expectations. Who can blame lenders for putting their money to work in such productive ways? And who can blame farmers for trying to become more competitive? Yet the sad truth is that agriculture, like any endeavor, will always have some who fail. And their numbers […]

There’s Something Very Fishy About These Trees … | Deep Look

This flower lives in a lush Alaskan meadow. But it’s survival depends on the deep ocean, hundreds of miles away. What could possibly bind the two together? These guys – chum salmon. As adults, they patrol the Pacific, gorging themselves and growing fat. But after a few years, The streams where they were born call […]

APRIL Good For Community : Student Training Program about Farming & Agriculture

This is one of RAPP’s community development programs, which provides the opportunity to vocational students to carry out an internship with us. They spend about three months here, where they learn how to carry out agricultural activities, including horticulture, animal husbandry, and also fish farming. I have learned how to transplant seedlings, how to graft […]

Massive Marijuana Greenhouse Under Construction In Yolo County

MESSAGE WRITTEN TO A KINDERGARTENER. ONE MOTHER’S OUTRAGE ABOUT A KINDERGARTEN TEACHER’S COMMENTS. IS THIS CULTIVATION SITE ALLOWED? IT SEEMS LIKE THIS IS SOMETHING THAT WILL BE COMMON IN CALIFORNIA FOR A WHILE. Reporter: WHY THE PERMITS MAY NOT SAVE THIS SITE FROM A LEGAL BATTLE. A LOCAL MARIJUANA GROWER IS WORKING ON BUILDING ONE […]