Category Archives: community

Fresh Produce Auction

This wholesale produce auction enables farmers to find buyers while avoiding burdensome storage and transportation costs. And the resulting profits stay in the local community. Continue reading

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Who Is Stealing Your Mail?

A service accorded to you back in 1775 is starting to go away. Do you know what’s happening? Continue reading

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Is Communal Cooking For You?

Large batch cooking is a fun way to take the burden out of making meals. Build community over the stove, together. Continue reading

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Mentor: Fancy Name For Grown-Ups Kids Need

What happens to a little boy who wanders the neighborhood asking to help? Continue reading

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Neighborhood Cows and Pigs: Real Food Sovereignty

The more we bring responsibility for food back to our households, neighborhoods, and local regions the more we free ourselves from international market forces that affect our food supply. Continue reading

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Living Happily With Less

Offering the occasional post from Farm Wench’s main blog where she writes about learning, simplicity, and other cheerful topics. My husband is the bee inspector for two counties. He meets interesting people every time he goes out to another apiary. … Continue reading

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We Don’t Eat Raspberries in Winter

Eating locally isn’t a trend. It’s a return to a way of life that makes sense. Find out how. Continue reading

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What’s With Materialism Anyway?

Offering the occasional post from Farm Wench’s main blog where she writes about learning, simplicity, and other cheerful topics. You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” Steven Wright   When times are hard, my husband and I tend … Continue reading

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Setting A Place For Kindness

Do we all have a place at the table? Are we aware of the nourishment we give and receive? How do we honor these vessels, our bodies, which take in life’s sustenance? Continue reading

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