Defense of Food -TV Special

Tonight on PBS there is an interesting program that will be debuting, “The Defense of Food” hosted by Michael Pollan. The show airs December 30, 2015 at 9pm eastern. In Defense of Food shows us how, despite the daunting dietary landscape Americans confront in the modern supermarket, we can escape the Western diet and, by

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Warmer Than Usual Winter Temps Expected for 2016

Are you ready for a warmer than usual winter? It appears the warmer temperatures are here to stay for the next few weeks. Check out this news report and check out the temperatures and precipitation in your part of the country. photo credit: 365-019 – 5k via photopin (license)

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Watch The Spread of Germs

Check out this news story and see for yourself how quickly germs can spread around an office. This news story is worth your time to watch and a very good reminder to take precautions to stop the spread of germs.   Picture by Pixabay

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Why is Snow White?

Check out this informative piece from the Weather Channel and learn more about snow. Learn how the thousands of snowflakes reflect sunlight to create a white, mystical scene. Picture Source: Pixabay

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Bill Introduction to End Food Waste

Check out this bill being introduced by Representative, Chellie Pingree. The goal of the comprehensive bill is to re-purpose food that would typically be wasted or not sold, including giving it to food pantries.The bill aims to help farms, retailers, restaurants and schools waste less food, while diverting high quality food to food banks, and using

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Soil Sampling in December?

It sounds crazy, but this week appears to be a great week for sampling. Above normal temperatures across the midwest with highs in the 50-60 degree range. Soil Temperatures are well above normal this week as the 5-day outlook appears for the week of December 7-12, 2015 If you need sampling supplies, please get your order

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World Soil Day – December 5, 2015

Learn more about where our food starts! Many companies and organizations are organizing events today and tomorrow. Find out more at the World Soil Day Site. Soils have been neglected for too long. We fail to connect soil with our food, water, climate, biodiversity and life. We must invert this tendency and take up some

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Could Your Vehicle Be Making You Sick

Check out this news story and determine for yourself if you need to take action with your own vehicle or not. This news story highlights some areas to really keep an eye on with respect to bacterial growth in your vehicle. This story should be a wakeup call for all of us to take steps

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