Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL -
Thursday August 18, 2011 - By Tony
It is not a secret that farmers during the Great Depressiobn of 1929 were among the Big Losers financially.They lost their farms to the banks as they could not pay their mortgages.There was another reason :THE DRAUGHT.
History repeats itself unless...
At Home in Nature -
Sunday May 29, 2011 - By Mary
Money presumes a future payment of a commodity. In antiquity, money meant cattle and grain. A “drachma” was a weight of grain. Japan's feudal system was based on rice per year – koku. Today, this system is still in effect for most farmers, who borrow...
Re Rustica -
Thursday February 12, 2009 - By fullofbeans
We had written to the Bee a news tip after hearing some perncious piffle on the radio. We posted our objections previously to our blog under the same.
Today we got a response back from Mr. Downing, of the Bee:
Rustica, Thanks for the...
Re Rustica -
Wednesday February 04, 2009 - By fullofbeans
The decision of how wide to make beds and aisles is a question of
economics, ergonomics and of biology. The plants must be able to reach
the aisles with their roots so they can eat from them, so the beds
cannot be too wide. The beds must be no wider than...