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Recycle yard waste into valuable compost

...have renewed interest in composting because they understand the environmental ramifications of over-reliance on chemical fertilizers. Ground water may become contaminated and certain fertilizers may have adverse effects on wildlife. Compost...

http://juneauempire.com/green/2013-02-15/recycle-yard-waste-valuable-compost
Green
Let nature take its course

...Island ... short-cycling the natural repair stage of the alder ... corporate expenditures on pesticides and chemical fertilizers ... and, the notoriety of being the forerunner of an aerial spraying revolution for half a million acres of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061804/let_nature.shtml
Opinion
Homegrown produce from the Glory Hole garden

...enough to feed about 200 people," he said. "It's good stuff, 100 percent chemical free. We don't use chemical fertilizers and no pesticides."We headed downstairs to the stone-walled terraced garden plots."Gardening is really...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-07-23/homegrown-produce-glory-hole-garden
Neighbors
Alaska farms may lose organic label

...because they see it as a natural alternative to chemical fertilizers, said Bob Greig, whose company, Alaska Sea-Ag...herbicide and pesticide issues and the amount of chemical fertilizers," he said. The public also is demanding naturally...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082900/Loc_Organic.html
Local
Local Slow Food chapter promotes food that is good, clean and fair

...have negative health effects. The current agricultural system also relies heavily on pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers that harm the environment where the food is produced, and also the workers who produce and process these foods...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022711/nei_791542789.shtml
Neighbors
Afghan farmers harmed

...according to local farmers. Last year, President Hamid Karzai banned the import and sale of ammonium nitrate, a chemical fertilizer that is also a key bomb-making ingredient. But farmers in the eastern province of Kapisa complain that their...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-09/afghan-farmers-harmed
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...because they see it as a natural alternative to chemical fertilizers, said Bob Greig, whose company, Alaska Sea-Ag...herbicide and pesticide issues and the amount of chemical fertilizers," he said. The public also is demanding naturally...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082900/Loc_Organic.shtml
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