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Women in Agriculture Gathering on June 30, 2017. Kelly Lockamy hosted a work party and gathering at her farm on June 30th from 5:30-8:30pm. Due to a loss in her family, she was in dire need of help with her herb field and got busy gathering supplies for a...read more
Farmscaping is an ecological approach to designing and managing farm landscapes to achieve a specific purpose. Increasing and managing biodiversity can be done to provide harborage and sustenance to beneficial organisms such as insects, birds and bats, for instance. When asked to share what he knows about “companion planting” and supporting beneficial insects, Pat Battle responded that farmscaping is his preferred approach.read more
Here at OGS we like to celebrate farms that are doing the things we believe in -- making local, sustainably grown food accessible to our community; educating the next generation of farmers; and approaching farming in an ecological way. This is why we...read more
We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny. We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace. Towards this end, it is imperative that we, the peoples of Earth, declare our responsibility to one Another, to the greater community of life, and to future generations.read more