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Micro-Farm Labor: What’s it Cost?

By Tracy Sweely In my previous post “Micro-Farm Labor: What’s it Take?” I reviewed the labor requirements for a minimally-mechanized, micro-farming operation such as what we have at our
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Micro-Farm Labor: What’s it Take?

By Tracy Sweely I hold the unique and curious position of being a Working Share Farm Manager at our ¼ acre pilot study CSA farm, HeartEye Village CSA, handily
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Beginner Farmer Beware: Just How Hard IS Farming Anyway?

By Tracy Sweely As consumers of food in the US we’re spoiled. There is just no ifs, ands or buts about it… The industrial food system has been subsidized
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Production Planning for the Beginner Farmer: Building Resiliency in the Event of a Zombie Apocalypse

  By Tracy Sweely I’ll be the first to admit that I’m no expert when it comes to Zombies. In fact, I felt obliged to do a little cursory
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Graduation Day for a Beginner Farmer

By Tracy Sweely I have been farming for four years. So I guess it makes sense that it’s time for my graduation from “Beginner Farmer” status, kind of like
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Upcoming Permaculture Design Courses in Colorado

  The 24th Annual Permaculture Design Course at CRMPI (Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute) in Basalt, Colorado Sunday, September 12th – Sunday, September 25th,  2010 With Peter Bane, Adam Brock, Sarah Montgomery,
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