Want to teach your kids about sustainable living on a farm? We have a farm tour that teaches the entire family about how we use nature’s resources to provide sustainable living at Stoney Creek. The tour covers:
Recycling and Re-inventing
Using beneficial insects instead of pesticides
Our blue-line creek
and much more….
The 45 minute learning experience is only $5 per person and can be scheduled throughout the summer for groups of twenty or more.
How to plant a three sisters garden. Three sisters garden is sustainable agriculture through companion planting.
Three sisters companion gardening allows one to plant the same crops in the same location season after season without the need to rotate crops. Traditionally, a fish was buried in the bottom of each hole to provide nutrients to the plants for the season at hand.
Since early Spring, Farmers Weekly has been visiting Adam Henson’s Gloucestershire farm, exploring the theme of sustainability in modern farming. The first program in the series asks “What does sustainable farming actually mean?”
The biggest players in the food industry—from pesticide pushers to fertilizer makers to food processors and manufacturers—spend billions of dollars every year not selling food, but selling the idea that we need their products to feed the world. But, do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? Can sustainably grown food deliver the quantity and quality we need—today and in the future? Our first Food MythBusters film takes on these questions in under seven minutes. So next time you hear them, you can too.
Check out our classes under the events tab: in July, "Grow Your Own Medicine Chest". The U-Pick Garden is open Wed & Sat (7 am to 7 pm) and Sun (1 to 7pm). 'Dirt Rich' is available in our Farm Shop, Amazon & Kindle.