Many of us are trying to reduce our environmental footprint...preserving our own food offers a multitude of ways to help this lifestyle change along. I guess you could call it our Foodprint. How are you doing it?
Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2011
Every year folks are getting wise to the benefits of relocalizing the Thanksgiving tradition...sorta like the original.How much of your feast were you able to grow yourself? How much of it are you…Continue
Started by Katie Quinn-Jacobs. Last reply by Toby Dean Nov 23, 2010.
During the course of the Radical Homemakers discussion last night, a few of us tossed out other sources of reading - fiction and non-fiction - that might be of interest to us individually or perhaps…Continue
Started by Katie Quinn-Jacobs. Last reply by Janet Edwards Nov 10, 2010.
I think that those who attended the book discussion on "Radical Homemakers" last night considered the evening a success. One thing that came up was proposing other titles that we could get together…Continue
Started by Mark Norton. Last reply by IthacaNancy Oct 31, 2010.
Thursday, Nov 19th, there will be a public hearing -- on the DEC's dSGEIS on gas drilling -- at the State Theatre at 107 W. State St. It formally starts at 7:00. HOWEVER, sign-ups will start at 6:00,…Continue
Started by Katie Quinn-Jacobs. Last reply by Katie Quinn-Jacobs Nov 21, 2009.
We're considering solar and geothermal for our house and was wondering if anyone here has a system in theirs.My husband's still thinking about solar for heat. But we had a company come out on Friday…Continue
Started by Valerie McMartin. Last reply by Valerie McMartin Jun 22, 2009.
I need help figuring out what kind of edible shrub to plant near my foundation. Please save me from Juniper!I have two locations: one, in partial shade; the other in full shade. I have very alkaline…Continue
Started by Katie Quinn-Jacobs. Last reply by Katie Quinn-Jacobs Jun 17, 2009.
I am interested in ways to expand canning activities out of my kitchen, which is small and has a glass-topped induction range not well suited to canning. I picture having the canner outside boiling…Continue
Started by Jeff Gilmore. Last reply by denise mooney May 10, 2009.