Category Archives: economy

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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Up Close & Personal Introduction To Fracking

It looks like fracking is coming right next to our little farm. Continue reading

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Yes We Can

When we can’t grow enough, we head to the wholesale produce auction. Continue reading

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Small Farms Create More Jobs

excerpt: “All the ways being proposed to increase jobs right now are the same old methods that do not face the real cause of the dilemma. The awful truth is that we have created an economy that can’t afford people … 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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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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