by Anne Rivas I promised to write about how different methods of winter composting worked out. I used three outdoor methods, knowing that the composting process (i.e., rot) slows way down in the winter. I used a pallet bin, a compost tumbler, and I sheet-mulched a large area of lawn for a new pollinator garden. […]

by Anne Rivas I’m a meat eater, a carnivore.  Like my mother and grandmothers before me, I plan and cook meals where meat is the main attraction.  I enjoy a high protein diet, and for the past 4 years have focused on eating mostly whole or minimally processed foods, organic fruits and veggies, and pasture-raised […]

Today is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day.  The original Earth Day was a “national teach-in on the environment” as a response to an oil spill in California, industry pollution, and heavy use of leaded gas.  Through the years numerous environmental causes have been brought to the forefront and different people have embraced different causes […]