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Dry Farming: Potatoes, Apples, and Tomatoes...

David Little of Little Organic Farm has had to adapt to water scarcity in Marin and Sonoma Counties, where most farmers and ranchers rely on their own reservoirs, wells, and springs, making them particularly vulnerable in years with light rainfall. 420 more words

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Democracy needs gardeners! My liberating DIY revolution...


When my husband and I first moved to our house in downtown Raleigh, N.C., nine years ago, we were fascinated by the empty lot between our 1890s Victorian and the neighbor’s bungalow. 1,812 more words

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Agroforestry: The Art of Farming With Trees...

Beans grown under trees


Kenya is an agricultural country, endowed with an abundance of fertile soils. Farming serves as the most important economic activity for up to 80 per cent of its population. 1,428 more words

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Planting Potatoes...


…and buy your organic seed potatoes from the family farmer fighting Monsanto…


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Gene Logsdon: Small Farms Create More Jobs

The Contrary Farmer

All the talk about creating jobs strikes me as another example of how so many of us sneakily drink one way and piously vote another. 996 more words

Gene Logsdon Blog - The Contrary Farmer

Why I Farm — A City Version

The Contrary Farmer

I hope everyone won’t mind if I contribute my story. I have often wanted to comment on this wonderful, thought provoking site, but felt too shy because I don’t have a farm. 710 more words

Gene Logsdon Blog - The Contrary Farmer