I began to ramble about why I was here: my quest for better knowledge about the American food system, and modern life that the self-sufficient Amish seem to offer an enviable alternative. Excerpt 4.
To Jon Bansen, a third-generation organic dairyman, healthy soil translates into healthy dairy cows, and ultimately tastier, and more nutritious milk.
Veteran beekeeper Glen Andresen discusses the basic equipment for beginning beekeepers.
Roger Rainville is plowing ahead on meeting his own energy needs. He produces his own on-farm biodiesel fuel.
Portland beekeeper and instructor discusses the beekeeping basics and considerations to start raising honeybees in your own backyard beehive.
In part 3 of this video, Alan Kapuler, a public domain plant breeder, shares his deep appreciation for the biological and ecological systems of the garden.
Horticulturist Lon Rombough takes us through his steps for grafting cuttings from fruit trees to other trees.
Dairy farmer, Tom Trantham, converted his conventional dairy operation to a sustainable farm, increasing his milk production while also reducing his input costs.
Matthew Reed, who offers a range of beekeeping services, shares his expert knowledge of bee hives and honeybees.
part 2 – After harvesting the seeds, how do you save them for the next year?