Sepp Holzer's Permaculture
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Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture

by Sepp Holzer This book marked the official start of my sustainable-farming education. First written in German in 2004 (and translated into English in 2010), Permaculture¬†chronicles Sepp Holzer's 40-plus years of practicing what he calls "alternative agriculture." Holzer is a creative experimenter who happens to farm. On a mountain in Austria, 1100-1480 meters above sea… Continue reading Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture

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The Small-Scale Poultry Flock

by Harvey Ussery When I joined my husband's family, I knew I was getting into a totally new experience: these are people who have dinner-table conversations about compost, Johnson grass, and sheep bloat. His parents bought this land as their retirement home, but have turned it into a working small-scale farm that provides all of… Continue reading The Small-Scale Poultry Flock

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The Fall of Mousetopia

There are some beautiful things about living on a farm. Like peaceful, pastoral scenes every day: And amazing sunsets nearly every night: And little hidden gems all over the place waiting to be discovered: HOWEVER. There are also some messy, gross, and downright disgusting things that come with farming. Like sheep poop pellets ... And… Continue reading The Fall of Mousetopia