Fostering Ecosystems

One of the major concerns of scientists over the years, especially climate change scientists, have been the decrease in bird activity. In fact, according to a new study, and the Audubon Society, we have lost 1 in 4 birds over the last 50 years. That's a loss of nearly 3 billion birds in North America … Continue reading Fostering Ecosystems

Sustainable Farming Policy

With the change to the new administration comes a change to the cabinet. In particular I am interested in how the new Secretary of Agriculture will fill their positions. I am concerned about the appointment of Vilsack to the position, for various reasons I will discuss at a later date. I am pleased with the … Continue reading Sustainable Farming Policy

Greek night! AKA: Time to break out the filo

Recipes 10 and 11 from the book are favorites of mine from Greece. I broke out the filo dough and made us some spanakopita and baklava. For those of you who are unfamiliar with spanakopita, the book calls it spinach pie, but that really doesn't do it justice. It's more like a rectangular quiche that … Continue reading Greek night! AKA: Time to break out the filo