Acorn Farming News

  • Hudson Valley organic farm produces seeds largely by hand

    Drying corn stalks wilt in late summer sun as Ken Greene tours his crops. Calendula flowers are past bloom and brown. Melon leaves lay crinkled by the dirt. Plants have, literally, gone to seed. A perfect picture for an organic seed harvest. "It looks like hell now, but it's actually good for the seeds," said Greene, co-founder of the Hudson Valley Seed Library. The small business 70 miles ...


    By Associated Press

  • OSU Extension: Acorn Poisoning a Potential Threat to Cattle, Sheep

    The increase in this year’s fall acorn crop means that livestock producers who have oak trees in their pastures need to be on the lookout -- acorns from these trees could cause kidney failure in their animals, particularly in cattle and sheep. Acorn poisoning can be a significant issue for producers, especially in feeder calves that are more susceptible to developing kidney failure after ...


    By Ohio State University

  • From Plates that Grow Food to Certified Cocoa: UN Awards Innovative Green Enterprises at Green Economy Symposium

    Nairobi, 31 October 2013 - Fully biodegradable plates implanted with organic seeds in Colombia to provide food after use, a social media website to promote car-sharing in Viet Nam,certified cocoa for speciality markets, and affordable biodegradable sanitary pads made from banana waste are just some of the 34 winners of the 2013 SEED Awards, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ...

  • Acorn Capital Acquire Stake in Climate Bridge

    LONDON - Climate Bridge has announced today that Acorn Capital, the leading Australian microcap fund, has made an equity investment in the company to support Climate Bridge’s continued activity in environmental markets and its mission to deploy green technologies globally. “This investment gives Climate Bridge the funds and flexibility to continue to react quickly to new, innovative ...


    By Climate Bridge

  • Acorn House restaurant urges industry to be more sustainable

    New restaurant, Acorn House pledged to bring sustainability to the food and beverage industry at a closed loop recycling event at the Brit Oval. The event, hosted by recycling market development company, London Remade was attended by representatives from the hospitality, events and leisure industries. Arthur Potts Dawson, co-founder of the recently launched Acorn House restaurant and Peter ...


    By LRS Consultancy

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