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Making the Grade.

Posted on April 26th, 2013 by Brandy

Guest post from The Omnifarious Plot

 

Since starting on our egg selling venture I have been asked multiple times about what goes into going legit, and what the requirements for grading eggs are. The reason we grade eggs is to assure a standard of quality, size, and freshness in an egg. This determines how we label them and to whom we are allowed to sell.

Become an EBUAA Member

Posted on June 28th, 2012 by Esperanza

Dear East Bay Urban Agriculture Supporters,

We are writing to inform you of our exciting membership opportunity. We invite you to join our paid membership to receive discounted organic feed and other discounts on products and services related to urban agriculture!

Our current membership fee is $25, renewable annually. With membership you may participate in our bulk orders for organic animal feed at cost, with no retail mark up, as well as receive the following discounts at participating businesses:

Raised Beds vs. Rows

Posted on June 5th, 2012 by Cynthia

by Rachel, Dog Island Farm

There are many types of vegetable gardens out there from the traditional rows – one plant wide row with walkways in between – to raised beds (and wide beds) or more natural, loose organic gardens. I try to stay away from rows because they are much less space efficient than the other two  types. With rows you end up devoting a lot more land to walkways, which isn’t a good use of space if you’re trying to maximize your harvest. They do make harvesting easier and are better suited for using equipment which is why some people still use them.

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