Category Archives: Farming

The Good Life

It was the best of times, it is the best of times. It has been so hard to slow down enough to enjoy what we have built here. Tonight I got to put the chickens away, a job Dennis usually … Continue reading

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The Calif. Food Act Has Passed !

the California Homemade Food Act, was signed into law today. The California Homemade Food Act legalizes the sale of homemade, “non-potentially hazardous” foods by creating a two-tier system of “cottage food operations” based upon the point of sale. Having captured … Continue reading

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Putting Up Tomatoes

I had One day to relax after cooking for twenty two people all local food three meals a day. The cob workshop was fun here, but exhausting. So what happens the next week ? My husband shows up with twelve … Continue reading

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Rural farming

Rural farming The economies of farming kept eluding me till I realize again and again that it’s not about financial returns, making lots of money, or what seems a fair wage for my hours. Instead it’s about quality of life, … Continue reading

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Food For A Community

Today, reading and thinking about rural cultures that still have an agricultural base. Where local food is produced by small farms and you can buy and eat seasonal vegetables, fruit and even meat and local dairy products . Where a … Continue reading

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Bread March 30th-next week and vacation

I’m going to send this around again, some people did not get it. Bread this week: All organic, naturally leavened Bread. Available at Franny’s and by delivery. Three drop off spot’s, Point Arena, Anchor Bay and Gualala, plus home delivery … Continue reading

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Reclaiming The Sacred in Food and Farming

Reclaiming the Sacred in Food and Farming… In Around the web on March 13, 2012 at 5:58 am From JOHN E. IKERD Professor Emeritus of Agricultural & Applied Economics University of Missouri Columbia College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources … Continue reading

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