North America is in just beginning to adopt floating solar technology. The US Department of Energy has been promoting the technology, but we need more project developers who can further the technology and partnerships required. Asia is much farther along with installing floating solar than we are. Floating solar is a key technology for producingContinue reading “Floating Solar and Nature Towns”
In Nature Towns, long after the developer and construction teams have built the last house, the farmer remains, producing food and nature.
What: USDA’s Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG) provides matching funds grants (i.e. 50% reimbursement) for adding value to farm commodities. How much: Maximum $75,000 USDA award for planning projects (desk studies only) for a budget maximum of $150,000 When: Applications due March 22, 2021. Awards announced September 31, 2021. Duration: 10-12 months Planning grants areContinue reading “USDA Value Added Producer Grant (VAPG)”
The realities of homesteading can quickly get lost in the romance of living in harmony with the land. Many of us yearn for a nurturing lifestyle that is low-budget but that makes us happy, healthy and in community with our friends and the earth. What are the options?
Homesteading communities are rapidly growing. Nature Towns make it easier by creating a new investment model.
The destabilizing food security situation is releasing millions of consumers to find innovative new options such as using municipal tax free bonds.
There are a growing number of articles documenting the scrambling of our industrial food systems. This is creating a great opportunity to build new local food hubs and food producing farms. Nature Towns provides a unique innovation in local farms financed by residential real estate.
Nature Towns build resident owned food hubs into the residential real estate projects, along with a 240 acre regenerative agriculture farm!
Regenerative Places celebrate the role of tree swallows and their ability to reduce fly populations without chemicals. Listen to Regenerative Agriculture pioneer Greg Judy explain the benefits.
As farmers, we have to transition from being “Livestock Managers” to being “Land Managers”. There is such a profound shift in thinking when we consider that statement. Instead of relying on the simplicity of veterinary products and advice from a veterinarian, landowners now need to factor in the complexity of the soil AND the animalsContinue reading “Video – Call of the Reed Warbler”