Grad school has finally slowed down enough that I can update my backlogged posts! It is that time of year once again to start prepping the bees for the cold winter months. It is important to remember that leaving bees to fend for themselves is ultimately giving them a death sentence. The first step in … Continue reading Prepping the Bees for Winter
As an academic I find it necessary to share some information with you that I find particularly important. Last week one of my classes discussed the relationship between population growth and sustainability. One of my fellow students brought up that her and her husband had decided to only have one child based on the idea … Continue reading Population Control and Sustainability?
How do you pick the right chicken and the right set up for your chickens. All your pre-purchase questions answered.
When we purchased the land five years ago we had moved from an area with fairly strict regulations on lawn care. In my previous life I had lived in a subdivision that prided itself on maintaining the facade of the cookie cutter perfection of 1950's suburbia. With competitions and prizes for "best kept lawns" and … Continue reading The Tragedy of Lawns (why we don’t mow)
How is the USDA being influenced by the corporate greed and how are farmers and carbon credits being manipulated by it?
It's a funny thing about plants. They need water to grow. Who woulda thought? The best way for this to happen is from the rain. Which seems like a duh statement, but there is actually something to this. Not just because it's easy watering that I don't have to do, but because rain makes plants … Continue reading Water and the Plants
Why yes, i did just quote Beck's Loser. I can also sing the whole song through, with no background music. Cause i'm cool like that. It's not uncommon for me to fail at things, I fail at a lot of things, but these lyrics have always been my go to when trying to pump myself … Continue reading I’m a Driver. I’m a Winner. Things are Gonna Change…I Can Feel it…
Internet access and the American farmer. How limited access to the internet effects the rural populations.
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