With this new ordinance we are conveying that instead of global agribusiness corporations, we want to encourage and support community-based farming and ranching.
Mark Baker in Michigan, who is fighting for the survival of his free range pig farm. His plight has inspired our upcoming event, Save Your Bacon Weekend, a FundRAISER on Sept 7 on Polyface Farm and several grassfed pork inspired events Sept 7-8 in historic Staunton, VA.
PlantVillage is built on the premise that all knowledge that helps people grow food should be openly accessible to anyone on the planet. PlantVillage is a user moderated Q & A forum dedicated to the goal of helping people grow their own food. It is an open, freely available resource that helps you solve all your plant related questions. PlantVillage is ad free and easy to use.
As Farm Wars’ readers know, I do not advertise anything for personal profit. I chose to become an affiliate with Heirloom Organics in order to provide good quality, organic Heirloom seeds to my readers, and use any proceeds to keep the site running without anyone spending a penny more for their purchase to do so, making it easy to stock up on organic Heirloom seeds and support Farm Wars at the same time. Just pick your seeds, add them to the shopping cart, and the 30% discount will be calculated. This sale ends on July 31!
Most of us have wondered what it would be like to pack bag and baggage, move to a remote area of the country, be able to cut all ties to the outside world if necessary and live off-grid. Quite a daunting task, and a bit scary. But it can be done, as evidenced by Bud and Judy who did just that around 9 years ago, and are thriving today because of it.