Category Archives: elders

Saving A Neighbor’s Farm

Can crowdfunding save a neighbor’s farm? 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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Thanks to Mom, We Raised Turkeys

Find out what inspired us to raise turkeys and what we learned along the way about tradition, turkey behavior, and what’s really important. Continue reading

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Learning From Elder Farmers

Losing small farms also means that the wisdom of farmers like Ron will be left behind at an ever faster pace. This includes specific wisdom about the land and wider wisdom about ways to live. Continue reading

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