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Latest Thoughts from the Farm

Buy local

By my early twenties, I had identified the passions that have since been the constant drivers in my life: social justice, community building, and care for the environment. Money wasn't on the list, but when I chanced upon a book about local economies, the penny dropped.

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Build your own baling box

From time to time we get asked about our simple-as plywood box for baling hay. Once you've seen the photo, you've probably figured out how to make your own, but for those who like detail, I've written some instructions. Please make sure to read the caution below the instructions.

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Signs of a cultural spring

A few days ago, some daisies blooming and plantains seeding in a recently mown caught my eye. Then my friend Helen sent me a photo announcing the proximal coming of a zero-waste grocer.

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