Category Archives: Green Praxis

Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

This morning I received an email with membership information from the newly formed Buy Fresh Buy Local South Dakota chapter. The mission of BFBLSD is simply “to increase the awareness and consumption of local foods in South Dakota”. I’m betting … Continue reading

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Keyhole Garden Key to Fighting Drought, Malnutrition

I’ve been keeping up with City Farmer in Vancouver ever since I took an organic gardening workshop there almost four years ago. City Farmer is a demonstration urban garden in the gorgeous Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver (trivia for the day: … Continue reading

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If I Had $15,000

I’d buy myself a Skystream. One of the dreams my husband and I have for our land is to put up a residential wind turbine. I’ve been fascinated with the Skystream since I read about it in Mother Earth News … Continue reading

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Welcoming Another South Dakota Organic Farm to the Blogosphere

Heidi, an intern with Prairie Coteau Farm and Dakota Rural Action, has alerted me to Prairie Coteau’s new blog, which you can find here! I’ve been hearing about P.C. Farm for awhile but didn’t see much online about them, so … Continue reading

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Sustainable Ag Symposium Just Down the Road This Week

Speaking of the organic Johnson Farm, it will play host this Tuesday for the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society Summer Symposium. The symposium and farm tour runs from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on July 22 a few miles outside … Continue reading

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Local Organic Farmer Goes Gourmet

(photo courtesy Sam Hurst, Gourmet.com) My husband scooped me on this one, but I’m going to post here, too. Local longtime organic farmer (and our neighbor down the road) Charlie Johnson and his brother Allan are the subjects of a … Continue reading

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SD Green Feature: Brookings Food Co-op

Laura Wight, one of the movers and shakers behind the possible new food co-op in Brookings, recently answered some questions for me: In a nutshell, what is a food co-op? In a nutshell, a food co-op is a cooperatively owned … Continue reading

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New Farmers Market Starting in Howard, SD

Lindsey over at the Rural Learning Center, part of Miner County Community Revitalization, sent me an e-mail announcing a brand new farmers market starting up in Howard, home of wind power and organic beef: Howard Area Summer Market It’s not … Continue reading

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