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Farming for the Future at Frey Vineyards

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by Katrina Frey co-founder of Frey Vineyards 

May of 2020 presents a lush green face at the Frey Vineyards ranch in Mendocino County in northern California. It is two and a half years since the devastating wildfires of October 2017 (read Katrina’s 2018 article – Out of the Ashes on GreenMoney website). One still sees the burned silhouettes of stately Ponderosa Pine at the top of the ridges but progressing up the slopes are shrubby masses of tan oak, madrones and oaks that are stump sprouting from their strong pre-fire crowns. Frey Vineyards owns one thousand acres of land.

Alliant Energy Hired the Rock River Goats to Weed Out Invasive Species

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A hired herd of goats recently made a second snacking stop at Alliant Energy’s energy campus near Beloit, Wisconsin. The goat workers ate invasive plants near the Rock River, where using equipment would be a challenge and pesticides could impact the water.

Read the Alliant Energy 2019 Corporate Sustainability Report

Getting Our Hands Dirty - Real Sustainable Agriculture

Digging into Slow Money and Investing in Sustainable Ag
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By Woody Tasch, Founder and Chairman of the Slow Money Institute.

“Beetniks Against Global Warming.” There’s a placard you never saw in Paris.

Avista Uses Goats for Environmentally-Friendly Weed Removal

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July 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Knapweed, Dalmatian toadflax, kochia, oh my!  What do you do when you need to remove noxious weeds from almost impassable terrain? Just ask Avista Utilities – bring in the goats!

Goats and Glass

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This week's guests are John Van Dine, the CEO of SAGE Electrochromics, the leading developer of dynamic window glass and Jennifer Bice, the owner of Redwood Hill Farm, who tells us how goats can be a more sustainable alternative to cows.

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This week's guests are John Van Dine, the CEO of SAGE Electrochromics, the leading developer of dynamic window glass and Jennifer Bice, the owner of Redwood Hill Farm, who tells us how goats can be a more sustainable alternative to cows.

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