food production

World Food Day: Time To Start Food Distribution Improvements

Today, 821 million globally people suffer from perpetual hunger. On …

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First Aquaponics Salad from Earthship Biotecture Visitor Center

February 20. 2013, I made our first AQUAPONIC salad from lettuce, tomatoes and herbs, growing in our Aquaponic system.

This Aquapocic System was built on 9 and 10 October 2012, by James Fry, an…

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Amazing cucumber plant in a suspended growing bucket in our Earthship Visitors Center

This cucumber plant is growing in a suspended growing bucket near the west side door in our Earthship Visitors Center greenhouse. The plant is three to four months old and has yielded 23 large…

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A New Age of Greenhouse Management Predatorial Insects within the Greenhouse

Contributed to by Daniel Dynan

As discussed in our last greenhouse management article (A New Age of Greenhouse Management: The onset of Earthship greenhouses and their necessity as a household…

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A New Age of Greenhouse Management Predatorial Insects within the Greenhouse

Contributed to by Daniel Dynan

As discussed in our last greenhouse management article (A New Age of Greenhouse Management: The onset of Earthship greenhouses and their necessity as a household…

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Earthship installs first Aquaponics system @ HQ

Photo Credit: Dan Dynan

“My mission is to empower people to provide for themselves.” – James Fry

This past weekend, Earthship incorporated another permacultural practice into its headquarters’…

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A New Age of Greenhouse Management

The onset of Earthship greenhouses and their necessity as a household utility.

contributed by
Jeane Nardone, Michelle Locher & Dan Dynan
photo: Dan Dynan

Earthship structures and the…

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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern comes to New Mexico where the frontier spirit can still be found, even when it comes to the food!

Andrew goes out…

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Growing food in black water planters for the Earthship homeowner

Spring 2011 I had sown too many seeds to plant in the indoor grey water planters and the suspended food growing buckets. Being a plant lover I could not let the extra starts die, so I planted them in…

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Ostrich Eggs and Other Exotica Hit the Supermarkets

Photo: B. Alter

Ostrich eggs, giant satsumos, yellow raspberries and $300 potatoes: are we bored yet? All kinds of exotic foods are hitting the supermarkets this summer.

Let’s start with the ostrich eggs: they are big and expensive and it takes an h…