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Herb Farms and Wildcrafters

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***Small Farms Series: Herb Farms Resource  List***

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Courtesy of Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden

            If you are interested in fresh herbs for gardening or cooking, check out this resource list of herbal farms by state. If you know of a farm in your area not on the list, let then know about it.

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Source: Herb Farms and Wildcrafters

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Courtesy of Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden

The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Small Farms Everywhere!

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How L’Atelier Paysan Cooperative in France Supports Independent Farmers – Shareable

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***Shaping A New Economy Series: Small Farmers ***

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          Transforming our economies to be inclusive and sustainable is the future. One effective way of achieving these goals is through the coop movement. Today’s post shares information about a cooperative venture in France that works with independent small farmers. You may find some ideas here that you could adapt in your own community.

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Source: How L’Atelier Paysan Cooperative in France Supports Independent Farmers – Shareable

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Work of Small Farmers!

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Permaculture Puts Organic Gardening on Autopilot | Homestead Guru

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***Innovations in Sustainable Farming: Permaculture 2***

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          A few days ago I posted an interesting overview of the fundamentals of permaculture, an approach to sustainable farming that goes far beyond just growing organic foods. It is a whole systems approach to small farming and the environment. Today’s post from Homestead Guru offers more on this important set of practices. Thanks to Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden for the link.

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Source: Permaculture Puts Organic Gardening on Autopilot | Homestead Guru

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The Creative Apothecary Supports Permaculture in Small Farming!

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Permaculture: You’ve Heard of It, But What the Heck Is It? – Modern Farmer

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***Weekend IdeaFest Series: Ecosystems in Farming***

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          Permaculture as a way of farming is growing more widespread in small farming communities. It combines systems and environmental approaches to developing farms as sustainable ecosystems. This is the best brief overview of permaculture I have read. It may give you some ideas for your own gardening efforts.

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Source: Permaculture: You’ve Heard of It, But What the Heck Is It? – Modern Farmer

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the World of Permaculture!

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Army Vets Are Turning Into Organic Farmers Thanks To This Innovative Program | Rodale’s Organic Life

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***Innovations in Farming for Returning Veterans***

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          Agriculture is an area where we need a full range of innovative approaches for the future. This Rodale program is an excellent example of combining help for returning veterans with new approaches to small farming. I will be sharing some fascinating urban agriculture approaches later in this month.

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“When they were children in Baraboo, Wisconsin, the Greendeer girls loved to slip out of the house just after sunrise during summer to plunge into neighboring Mirror Lake State Park, where in the mornings the water was still and the forest was warm and dewy. The sisters were born into the Ho-Chunk Nation 23 months apart, Jessika followed by Kristen, but they were twinlike in the fierceness of their bond. They invented games in the woods and swam and played army, but they rarely fought for real.”

Source: Army Vets Are Turning Into Organic Farmers Thanks To This Innovative Program | Rodale’s Organic Life

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Courtesy of Traveler on the Backroads

Courtesy of Traveler on the Backroads

The Creative Apothecary Supports the Development of Small Farms!

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