• SUSTAINABLE TABLE

    Sustainable Table: All About Alpacas

    Sustainable Table: All About Alpacas

    March 5, 2014

    From beginning to end, alpacas are the poster animal for sustainability. There are 26 alpacas on Rolling Hills Alpaca Farm outside of Jacksonville. Not only can their fleecy coats be used to make many things, but alpacas will eat almost everything.

    Sustainable Table: Juicing 101

    Sustainable Table: Juicing 101

    February 27, 2014

    Getting all the recommended fruits and vegetables in each day can be a challenge, especially if they aren't something you crave...but despite some people's aversion to them, fruits and veggies pack incredible nutrients that can be hard to find anywhere else.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In The Garden: Rotating Perennial Pots

    In The Garden: Rotating Perennial Pots

    October 16, 2014

    Containers of potted flowers can help decorate a patio or deck. Which is better to use in the containers: annuals or perennials?

    In The Garden: Winter Dreams

    In The Garden: Winter Dreams

    October 16, 2014

    Winter Dreams, Summer Gardens is an annual full day seminar with lectures for everyone interested in gardening, from Backyard Gardeners through Master Gardeners. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain information on gardening in the areas which are of interest to everyone.

  • GREENSPACE NEWS

    Sharing Garden with Students

    Sharing Garden with Students

    September 25, 2014

    More than 100 pounds of food were distributed from over 6 small gardens in the area. The gardens are created in the donated space of people's back yards. The goal of the gardens is to create produce that used no pesticides.

    The Realities of Recycling

    The Realities of Recycling

    July 18, 2014

    The effort to recycle has gained popularity over the years, but some may still wonder if it is worth it. Many may question the costs of recycling and wonder if the energy needed to process it, is really saves the environment. Barnes said the costs of recycling are nothing compared to what is takes f