Farmers can play an integral role in a healthy, local environment, and this year Maryland passed legislation enabling farmers to accept more food scraps into their existing foot print for manure composting. Keith Ohlinger, a Central Maryland farmer, joined us to speak about how farmers can use food scraps to create compost, and what this means for the environment.
62 Maryland environmental, land preservation, food security, and agricultural groups - alongside 137 individuals - have signed on to this letter demanding that the Montgomery County Council amend ZTA 20-01 to make solar power a Conditional Use in the Agricultural Reserve. Here's why.
Amidst this time of hardship and uncertainty, we bring you some good news: Governor Murphy has signed a food waste recycling mandate (A2371/S865) that will help keep food waste out of landfills and implement more sustainable practices.