We keep hearing stories of government regulations wrongly applied to small regenerative farmers. Here's one example of a sustainable farm in Alberta Canada that was threatened with fines and jail time for an intelligent and humane process of on farm harvesting of their meat. The good news ... Read More about On Farm Harvesting Challenges – Takota Coen
Join me down the Raised Bed Rabbit hole as I continue to refine my DIY "Do It Yourself" Raised bed building abilities. Had to dig out some boulders that were in the way, which reminded me of a song I wrote a long time ago, "Roll Your Rock Away..." ... Read More about Raised Bed OBSESSION part 3 ROCKS!
Starting a Farm From Scratch I'm calling it "Blackberry Fields," walk along with me while I a piece of abandoned farmland I'm considering leasing for Healing Pastures Farm. It's got sandy soil, a possible place for a pond, plenty of Blackberries, Goldenrod, wild apples... wild Turkeys... bears (oh ... Read More about Blackberry Fields, Evaluating a Possible Leased Farm (Walking The Land Part 2 – 082720)
This song from my Thirsty For The Sky CD (2003) was totally cranking in my head while I walked a piece of property for a possible leased farm. Enjoy! 320 Field of Dreams (TFTS CD) by Mark Shepard ... Read More about Field of Dreams
Joel Salatin, self described Christian Libertarian Lunatic Farmer is the editor of Stockman Grass Farmer. His ideas have been KEY in my own evolution from musician to gardener to farmer. This article is so important I HAD to just sit down and read it out loud for you folks who LISTEN to new ideas. ... Read More about “Food & Farm Security” Article by Joel Salatin
I try not to bore people too much with the "garden tour" thing... "and here are the tomatoes... and here are the beets... and here are the etc..." But I DO walk the garden every day. Often twice a day to see what's ready to eat and what needs watering. It's a positive use for my OCD! (Obsessive ... Read More about Apocalypse Garden Walkabout August 2020