GMOs

This article points to a looming problem as Genetically modified plants are contaminating the world's food supply and eventually will render the concept of "organic" null and void.  In addition to the now permanent contamination of...

Backyard Beekeeping workshops

BACKYARD BEEKEEPING WORKSHOPS  Sunday January 16th Emanuel Lutheran Church 197 Manville Rd. Pleasantville $20 Per Person Per Workshop Bee Workshop #1: 4-6 PM BACKYARD BEEKEEPING THE NEXT STEP: ASSEMBLING YOUR HIVE AND GETTING READY FOR SPRING Join Doug DeCandia...

From our local farmer

Sept. 6, 2010 Good Evening Everyone,   After a few days of humble reflections, beautiful weather, and heart-warming sustenance, I think it is a bit safer to say that a change in season is about us, that the soft kisses of Autumns winds with soon be a part of our...

Horton’s Mill Community Garden

I wanted to share these photos with everyone from last Saturday:http://www.flickr.com/photos/nirainjana/sets/72157623846957198/show/A big thank you to Alex, all the Pace students, Luis Sr and Luis Jr and Isa who came out to help!  We created three circular beds and...

Why Compost?

Laurie Evans –Director of Westchester SAFE (Seeking Alternatives for the Environment)    Why compost?   As an environmental health advocate, I often ask myself, what can I do personally to conserve resources? What daily actions can we easily...

Growing Power

Growing Food & Justice for All: How Westchester can play a role in the growing food justice movement and create a sustainable future   In late October of 2009 a few WESPAC members went to Will Allen’s second “Growing Food & Justice for all...