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"Beyond Organic"

Meet Joel Salatin: “Beyond Organic” farmer. The following quotes are taken from an article written in 2006 by Michael Pollan for Mother Jones.

“We ask for too much salvation by legislation.” 245 more words

Michael Pollan

In the Land of Pumpkin Joe

Many, many years ago

This land was cursed by Pumpkin Joe

He was tall, and he was mean

When he was mad, he turned bright green! 636 more words

Writing

Donkey Business

A city boy, Kenny, moved to the country and bought a donkey from an old farmer for $100.00.
The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day. 184 more words

Ha !

Where Things Come From

Oliver and Krista sat in the living room watching TV after a long day of work.

“Did it ever occur to you, we don’t know where anything comes from any more?” asked Oliver. 233 more words

Fiction

Robot farmers in our future?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — On most lettuce farms, workers weave between rows to cull extra heads of lettuce crowding out the healthiest plants. The practice, called thinning, is labor-intensive and a labor shortage has made it difficult to find workers for the task. 573 more words

News

Harry Leroy Jenkins (1866-1921)

I added a new page on Harry Leroy Jenkins. He was a lumber and timber merchant. He lived at 1846 Nelson Street from 1908 to 1912. 7 more words

Biographies