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Commitment to Sustainability in the ECC

5 October 2012

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Commitment to Sustainability in the ECC

Sustainability – The ability to endure. The long-term maintenance of environmental, economic and social stewardship, the responsible management of resources for well being.            http://www.slcclassic.com/slcgreen/pdf/trees/  http://www.slcclassic.com/slcgreen/food/ S  

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Bell Organic Gardens

1 May 2012

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Bell Organic Gardens

Bell Organic Gardens of Draper, Utah provides a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) to people all over the valley.  If you want fresh, organic, local, seasonal produce for nearly 7 months out of the year, Bell Organic is it. They provide pick-up points (they currently have 6) where every week, you can go pick up your “share”.  […]

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High Density Orchard Techniques for the Backyard Orchard

21 January 2012

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High Density Orchard Techniques for the Backyard Orchard

For years, most of the information about growing fruit came from commercial orchard culture: methods that promoted maximum size for maximum yield but required 12-foot ladders for pruning, thinning and picking, and 400 to 600 square feet of land per tree. Tree spacing had to allow for tractors. The objective of high density planting or […]

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