Michael Paine is a rare breed for becoming a new farmer: no prior farming experience, and he’s young.
I met Emily Stiegelmeier near Route 12 at the intersection of two long and lonely dirt roads near her 4,000 acre farm. Stiegelmeier, and her family, owns and operates Blue Blanket Organics, an organic farm where they grow spring and winter wheat, flax, rye, barley, and buckwheat. Excerpt 10.
What exactly is permaculture? This lingering question led me to Viola, Wisconsin to stay with Mark Shepard, a permaculture expert. Excerpt 9.
Detroit may offer a brighter future not only for itself but also for the state, and country too.
Carole Anne and Curly are Arkansas transplants (they both hail from the east coast), brilliant musicians and amazing mushroom farmers. Their hippie roots brought them “back to the land” and to the magnificent Ozarks. They’ve been farming now for over 20 years, and know the shiitake like they know their three children. Their farm is […]