On a recent Wednesday, Ehret was hauling his four portable, floorless chicken coops to different parts of his field. Instead of chemicals, he uses the “chicken tractors” for fertilizer, allowing the chickens to eat insects and enrich the soil with their droppings. … [Read more...] about Minnesota family farms see business surge during pandemic
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A common criticism of the vegan movement is that it puts resources toward alleviating animal suffering when so many humans need help. At the conference, Animal Place co-founder Kim Sturla announced to cheers that an angel donor had recently covered the rental of a cargo plane to transport 1,300 rescued chickens to shelters on the east coast. She didn’t disclose the cost. … [Read more...] about Veganism’s next goal: animal-free farming
Visit Sacramento said part of the Tower Bridge Dinner proceeds helps fund scholarships for CAMP students at Sacramento State, whose parents are migrant farmworkers, but instead, Farm-to-Fork Festival sponsor Bank of America will cover this year’s scholarships. … [Read more...] about Sacramento’s Farm-To-Fork Festival Canceled In 2020; Plans For 2021 Return
The course is widely respected by Tour players, particularly because of it’s challenging finishing stretch. British Open champion Stewart Cink, the 2008 winner of the Travelers Championship, called the closing holes “four of the most exciting finishing holes in a group anywhere in the world.” Within that grouping is a three-hole stretch known as the “Golden Triangle,” composed of holes 15-16-17 and situated around a four-acre pond that dictates a variety of strategic choices. … [Read more...] about TPC River Highlands Profile: Shot-Makers Tested At Travelers Championship
Although it is most strongly associated with Egypt, neither of the Nile's two sources are situated in the country. The White Nile begins at Lake Victoria -- Africa's largest lake, which sits between Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda -- while the Blue Nile originates at Lake Tana in the Ethiopian Highlands. The two rivers merge near the Sudanese capital Khartoum to form the main waterway, which flows north through Egypt to the Mediterranean. … [Read more...] about Is Ethiopia taking control of the River Nile?