Local Farm Goes Green – Forest Green!
May 15, 2013
- Burning wood versus fossil fuels will eliminate 700 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere yearly, the equivalent of about 155 mid-sized cars vanishing from the highway, according to Denise Bechdel, team leader for Energy and Environment for the Penn State Small Business Development Center. Bechdel assisted a local fruit farm with grant writing and environmental consulting on installing a biomass burner to heat greenhouses for growing vegetables.
Area Market Vendors Gear Up for a Successful Season
May 9, 2013
- Market season is nearly upon us! For consumers (and some very enthusiastic vendors), this time of year elicits shrikes of excitement and sheer joy as people line up to see which vendor has the early asparagus, rhubarb, or coveted dry beans preserved from fall harvest.
2013 Ag Explorers Day Camp
March 28, 2013
- Summer is coming! That means it is time for Ag Explorers Day Camp. Read this review of Ag Camp by a teen counselor who has helped with camp from it's start.
Spring Craft Series to Start in May
March 22, 2013
- As always, spring brings lots of activity, emotion, beauty and excitement! We, as Master Gardeners get to enjoy our own gardening activities, as well as help others learn how to enjoy theirs. In our quest for teaching, we have developed a spring craft series that will give participants an opportunity to create art that will enhance the beauty of the plants growing in the garden.
"Exploring Small Farm Dream" Workshop being offered in Adams County
March 14, 2013
Gettysburg Growers Lure Visitors away from Battlefield
March 11, 2013
- Tourists now have new reasons to visit Adams County thanks to the Wine & Fruit Trail, a self-guided tour of fruit growers, processors and sellers, as well as historic sites, B&Bs and restaurants
January 29, 2013
- Every group has to make them, but too often we put off those pesky decisions. We talk in circles, get bogged down in details, repeat ourselves – all to avoid the moment of truth when we finally decide what to do.