Finding a source for local meat/animal productsAchieved! Meat and eggs from Karl…
Added by Cornelia on March 31, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Deciding to start a farm is easy. You can do while you're drunk and most times that's probably how it's done. Following through is something else entirely. Do I really want this much responsibility? We could just buy organic produce from other small farmers... why go through all the trouble? In my case, it's personal. I want to know how it's done. I want to know, not only how to grow food, but also the economics of food. Where it comes from, how much it costs. I figure the best way for me to…Continue
Added by Doug Powell on March 29, 2010 at 7:24pm — No Comments
My name is Doug. I'm a member of a very unique group of people and we're embarking on something very exciting this year. This group, my community, my family for the past year are either employees or patrons of Cafe Nola, an eclectic little restaurant and coffeehouse in downtown Frederick. That's in Maryland.
Being proponents of the small farm/ small business movement (Nola being one) and some of us amateur gardeners in the making, we've decided to start our own small farm. The…Continue
Added by Cornelia on March 25, 2010 at 2:19pm — No Comments
Added by Cornelia on March 19, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments
I started a post on this in the Aspiring Farmers Group but thought I'd bring it out here so more people can see it.
I'm writing a post for my blog about this new movement of young farmers and I wanted to get like minded people's reasons for their desire to be farmers.
Where does your desire come from?
Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
What would your raise/grow?
Did you grow up around…Continue
Added by thewhatleys on March 13, 2010 at 6:36pm — No Comments
I found this article from the New York Times and found it really interesting. Thought I'd share it with everyone.
Grow and Share is a unique Zebulon based non-profit organization dedicated to providing healthy fruits and vegetables to U.S. residents through food education and widespread gardening. The organization’s website www.growandshare.org provides assistance to homeowners willing to start or expand their own gardens while pledging to share produce…Continue
Added by thewhatleys on March 1, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments