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Garden of Eben doing well the old-fashioned way

August 1, 2014 EBEN JUNCTION — You probably won’t hear loud motor noise coming from the Benson Road farm of the husband-and-wife team of Dan Rabine and Mary Kramer-Rabine. more »»

Variety part of this year’s Garden Tour

July 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — Anyone who goes on this year’s July 24 Garden Tour, put on by the Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee In. more »»

Ely Township teen creates wood-burned art

June 27, 2014 ISHPEMING — Aaren Joki is keeping wood out of landfills in a most artistic wa. more »»

Village green: Harvey facility starts community garden

June 13, 2014 HARVEY — One small area of Harvey might get a little greener thanks to local volunteers spreading the message about local food — as well as spreading soil. more »»

Local furniture upcycling contest set

June 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Don’t throw away that old dresser just yet. You might be able to get some ideas for “upcycling” that potentially large throw-away item. more »»

Petunia Pandemonium

May 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — It’s that time of year when the south entrance to Marquette bursts with color. more »»

Farmers market to open Saturday

May 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — Offering a wide selection of goods and entertainment, the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market will begin its 15th season Saturday at the Marquette Commons. more »»

Log on for mushrooms: Shiitakes grown on maple logs

May 9, 2014 HARVEY — If neighbors ask you why several logs are arranged in tepee fashion in a shady spot in your background, tell them you’re not building a camp fire, you’re building sustainability. more »»

Hoop houses extend growing season

May 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — Passive solar greenhouses. Unheated greenhouses. High tunnels. more »»

Dual-stream system coming

April 18, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the first part in a two-part series detailing changes regarding recycling in the city of Marquette. more »»

History center packed for upcycled fashion show

April 11, 2014 MARQUETTE— Over 100 community members came out for the fifth annual (re)Design Fashion Show Thursday night. more »»

Rock River Cafe into ‘slow food’

March 14, 2014 CHATHAM — “Farm fresh,” “fair trade” and “grass fed” might be buzz-phrases for the local food movement, but local cuisine that features all the above are found in a tiny restaurant in Chatham, of al... more »»

Greenhouse genotypes

February 28, 2014 MARQUETTE — In the midst of what might be the umpteenth polar vortex in the area, future native plants got their start Thursday. more »»

Spool rules: Feeder created from recycled items

January 31, 2014 By CHRISTIE BLECK Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — A few local outdoors enthusiasts have taken recycling to a new level. more »»

Marquette addressing climate change

January 24, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a two-part series on climate change in the city of Marquette. more »»

Today in print

January 24, 2014 Articles found in today's printed edition of The Mining Journal include: - City flasher sentenced - Area business owners voice caution on future For the full article and photos, please see today’s... more »»

Suet can do it

January 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — Beef fat might not be your first food item of choice when visiting the grocery store. more »»

BotEco Center planning still under way

December 20, 2013 MARQUETTE — It sits in Marquette’s Lower Harbor, a relic from an earlier industrial age. more »»

NMU makes good use of wood ash

December 13, 2013 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University is repurposing wood ash from its biomass facility to enhance soil instead of letting it sit in a landfill. more »»

Net-zero home shows potential

October 4, 2013 DEERTON — An unusual low-pitched sound greets a visitor taking the short walk through the woods to Sam and Christine Simonetta’s home. more »»



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