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How to Grow Chickens Without Buying Grain – by Only Feeding Them Compost

Whilst on a tour of the US, Permaculture teacher Geoff Lawton was giving a talk at Montpelier, Vermont, when a young man suggested we film
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Excellent example of using chickens to add value, while making a profit from eggs and doing so w/o intensive inputs of grain.

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Wendell Berry on His Hopes for Humanity

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Wendell Berry's poetry and philosophy permeate the ethos around and through topics relating to Justice, Humanity, Farming, and Community.  These things are vital to growing food in the city as well as creating a life celebrating independence and responsibility.

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Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms

Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms | Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
Across the country, a new model of housing development is springing up that embraces the local food movement. Farms — complete with livestock, vegetables and fruit trees — are now serving as the latest suburban amenity.

Via Alan Yoshioka
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Farmers as neighbors are now considered an amenity.  It will be great when they are correctly realized by people as critical builders of civilization and culture -- again.

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