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Building our Shmita sock farm Labryinth with volunteers. @leichtagfdn @farmerdorganics #filtrexx #labryinth #shmita #growyourown #organicgardening

Benefits of Crop Rotation

One of the most effective ways to deal with pests and disease organically is by rotating crops. This practice can be a little difficult in a backyard garden due to limited space, but it should be part of your on-going maintenance plan. Here are some key benefits of rotating crops: Pest and Disease Control Plants […]

How to plan a community garden

Farmer D has a lot of experience planning community gardens in the Southeast. Here he’ll share practices to ensure that all members of your community can participate in the garden and enjoy the fruits of their labor:  Community gardens have become the new hangout at parks, schools, places of worship, previously-empty lots, and any other […]

Best Crops for Kids

Citizen Farmers is full of tried and true tips that Farmer D picked up while working on different community farm projects all over the country. Here are his Top Ten Best Crops for Kids. Even the pickiest young eater will get excited about fresh fruits and vegetables if they grow it themselves:  A love of […]

Mining Black Gold

We’re excited to share this great infographic on compost from FIX, and we’re willing to bet it’ll have you planning your compost system if you don’t have one already. Source: Fix.com

Farmer D and the Tao of Composting

This week is International Compost Awareness Week and we’ll be bringing you lots of great tips and inspiration for starting or growing your compost pile. we’ll also share why simply diverting your food scraps from the landfill is a good idea.  Citizen Farmer’s author Daron ‘Farmer D’ Joffe was recently featured on the Mother Nature […]