Yakima’s Heirloom Seed Lending Library

WASHINGTON – The original idea to start a seed library came from another Master Gardener, Diana Pieti and in 2014, Yakima Master Gardeners and the North Yakima Conservation District partnered to provide land, water, and start-up funds for a vegetable garden of open pollinated and heirloom varieties…

California District Brings Fresh Veggies to Low-Income Communities – NACD

CALIFORNIA – In 2017, the Inland Empire Resource Conservation District (IERCD) located in Southern California was awarded funding through the National Association of Conservation Districts’ (NACD) Urban Agriculture Conservation (UAC) Initiative to develop a community supported agriculture (CSA) program. Source: California District Brings Fresh Veggies to Low-Income Communities […]

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Unknown

Man, despite his artistic pretensions, his sophistication and his many accomplishments, owes his existence to a six-inch layer of topsoil and the fact that it rains.

Hugh Hammond Bennett

I consider the soil conservation districts movement one of the most important developments in the whole history of agriculture.

Aldo Leopold

What more substantial service to conservation than to practice it on one’s own land?