You may not realize it, but the birds you think you see in the sky at night are actually bats! There are over 1300 species of bats worldwide, making them the second largest mammal population. Although there are so many common misconceptions about them, they are vital to the ecosystem health and our economy and… Continue reading The Birds, The Bees, and Bats!
If we could give any pollinator an MVP award, it would probably have to go to the bee. Admittedly, every pollinator deserves one, but these buzzing workers make more than just honey. Actually, they are responsible for the pollination of about $15 billion worth of crops every year! Some people may think they are a nuisance,… Continue reading No Bees No Food
Happy Pollinator Week friends! Why are pollinators so important that we dedicated an entire week to them? Well, pollination is a very important process that contributes to our ecosystem in many ways, and it would not be possible without the help of this amazing group of animals known as pollinators. This week we’ll focus on… Continue reading Pollinator Week 2018
Ever wanted to transform your lawn into an edible garden? Edible Landscapes is here to help you make your garden dreams a reality. Edible Landscapes is an edible landscaping service of the Fleet Farming 501(c)(3) non-profit program that builds raised garden beds and food forests fitted with drip-irrigation. Each installation is tailored to the function… Continue reading Edible Landscapes is Here to Upgrade Your Lawn
On every corner of urbanized communities is a supermarket offering thousands of products and produce shipped from all over the world. While grocery stores are a convenient and inexpensive option for quick shopping, they do little to benefit the community economically and environmentally. There is also little information on where the produce comes from, and… Continue reading Why Local?
Pedal Powered Urban Agriculture For All. What is Fleet Farming? Fleet Farming is an urban agriculture program of the 501(c)(3) non-profit and accredited NGO of the United Nations, IDEAS For Us. Fleet Farming transforms lawns into farms in the mission to increase local food accessibility while creating a healthier, more connected world. Fleet Farming was… Continue reading What is Fleet Farming?