Seed Swap Day

The last Saturday of January is National Seed Swap day in the US.  Search google for a seed swap near you and get ready to make some trades.  If you are in Canada or Britain you can also search for Seedy Sundays.  Local seed trading is the best, because you can find seeds from plants that [...]

Get a Head Start in the Garden with Winter Sowing

Would you like to get a head start on gardening without sacrificing space in your home or apartment? You can Winter sow seeds early outside during the winter by building mini green houses out of used plastic containers, which are all too easy to scavenge. The method called Winter sowing, and it is a very [...]

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Soup

Pumpkin peanut butter soup is quick and easy to make and requires few ingredients.  The first time I made it I was low on ingredients to work with.  I had a plenty of pumpkins from my garden, peanut butter but not much else!  Hmm, what to do?  When I searched online for “pumpkin” “peanut butter” [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Label and Avoid GMOs

 Vote Yes on Prop 37 T-shirt by EmanateVitality on Etsy Proposition 37, a Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food Initiative, is on the November 6, 2012 ballot in California.  The EcoEtsy team is in favor of GMO labeling and we hope you will support this initiative.  Before I tell you why, do you know what GMOs [...]