Unlike some of the other Joel Salatin books we recommend, You Can Farm is not a practical how-to guide. It is a philosophical challenge geared toward beginners. It’s a great way to start contesting paradigms and brainstorming outside of the box as you are guided through the process of creating a vision and making itContinue reading “You Can Farm”
Saving money on seeds is not that difficult. Just a little time and care will go a long way in reducing waste and making wise purchases.
For those of you who love planning gardens and don’t mind experimenting with more sophisticated rotations, here are a few ideas to consider.
Management-intensive grazing (MiG) is a systems approach to keeping grazing animals of all kinds on pasture.
This is not a post about recycling—at least not the type that involves saving plastic bottles. This type of recycling is more interesting because it challenges your creativity.
In nature, everything is part of everything else. Cycles and systems are all inextricably linked together to form a whole environment. Microscopic organisms are just as important in their place as larger living creatures. The solar cycle and the water cycle interact, and both plants and animals are necessary to the food chain. The restContinue reading “Looking at the Bigger Picture”
Small streams quickly add up to a reasonable living. Furthermore, if a catastrophe strikes one source of income, chances are there will still be others.
Experts usually agree that soaker hoses can reduce the amount of water wasted in the garden. The question is, are they worth your money? The answer will vary.
By living debt-free you may have to settle for less at first, but at least your resources will be your own until you can save for better.