Living the Country Life

Going Green Content

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Casting begins for Utopia, a new social experiment
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new figures in March 2014 that show the organic industry continues to grow domestically and globally, with over 25,000 certified organic operations...
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Many people are interested in using renewable energy, but they don’t know where to begin. Here are six tips from the Midwest Renewable Energy Association:
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A Wisconsin farmstead gets remodeled and revitalized to harvest solar energy.
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This Wisconsin dairy farmer shares his tips for making the best fertilizer.
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Have a plan in place to maintain your garden while preserving water
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Artificial logs that create a cheerful and welcoming blaze in your fireplace can be made from a surprising source: grass clippings.
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If you want to cut heating costs, consider installing a wood furnace
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Sop up messes and go easy on the environment.
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If you farm organically and your neighbors don't, get to know them. Share your experiences to find common ground.

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