Category Archives: organic

Reno Patagonia : Free Organic Food, Learn Local Composting too!

Past Event  The composting event was a HUGE success with over 84 people who showed up to learn how to compost in their own homes and communities… Patagonia is hosting an event tonight to help promote composting in Northern Nevada.   I’m excited to see their new digs in downtown Reno. *New address is: Address: 130… Read More »

Organic Yards – 10,000 Mini Pollinator Sanctuaries

Is your yard grown organically? Chances are, probably not. Did you know that all of the plants, seeds, trees, shrubs, flowers, soil and compost you that you buy for your yard contains pesticides and other chemicals that you cannot “wash” off? That’s right! Neonicotinoids are pesticides that last up to 13 years on plants that… Read More »

Call Your Local Garden Shop Time!

“Float like a butterfly, Sting like a bee.” Muhammad Ali Unless you have been living under a rock this year… SURELY you have heard that the honey bees are in serious danger of extinction. Sounds a little scary huh? Did you know that it is just not honey bees that are fighting to survive? Honey Bees are… Read More »

Patagonia : Unbroken Ground Film

View Organic Food Composting event happening August 31st 2017 here! The organic food movement is growing to meet the demand for healthy, non gmo foods, sustainable practices and regenerative farming. Over 90% of customers prefer foods grown without the use of toxic pesticides, fertilizers and/or unhealthy farming practices. Patagonia has stepped up to the plate… Read More »

On Saving the Honey Bee

Gunther Hauk is the co-founder of Spikenard Farm, a biodynamic and organic honey bee sanctuary. In this video he describes some of the problems facing our honey bees and offers hope of solutions. This is a fund raising video for a DVD that Gunther will be making. He runs Spikenard Farm Honey Bee Sanctuary, a… Read More »

City of Reno Pesticide Free Parks

Reno Nevada Working towards Pesticide free! Sandy Rowley, a local activist, worked for the better part of a year to educate local authorities on pollinator friendly alternatives to managing school playgrounds, parks and public spaces. She secured a national non profit, Beyond Pesticides and their experts in organic land care to train over 45 municipalities… Read More »

Attract Bees

Did you know that every seed, bulb, tree, shrub, flower and/or plant that you buy contains a type of pesticide that lasts 5 years or more? Unless you purchase certified organic seeds and/or plants, you are doing more harm to our ever declining pollinators.  Ask your garden shop for Neonic FREE plants and seeds. Find… Read More »

Getting Good Things Done For Nevadans – A Year in Review

Thank you for wanting to learn more about Bee Habitat and our work. Our intentions are to save our pollinators, reduce pesticides and their affects on our health as well as pets and wildlife. We have accomplished a great deal in a relatively short amount of time. Most of the work we do involves a… Read More »

Pesticide Free Parks in Northern Nevada and Beyond!

Reported by: Jaime Hayden Email: jhayden@mynews4.com source : http://www.mynews4.com/news/local/story/City-of-Reno-beginning-pesticide-free-pilot/DjzP_8LT6kStMYejN8ruOQ.cspx City of Reno beginning pesticide free pilot program RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) — A pesticide free training took place at Reno City Hall Tuesday. City officials learned alternative ways to keep Reno parks green, but with more natural products. “We just want to get out… Read More »