Category Archives: Choice in Agriculture

Agricultural corporations seem to dictate one way, or one recipe, to farming when there are many different approaches to farming to suit the many different types of farm entrepreneurs.

There is Hope Despite Passing the Carbon Tipping Point in September

After a week of struggling with my feelings about humanity, and what we do to each other, to life, to the land and to the Earth, and then learning that we passed the carbon tipping point in September (http://motherboard.vice.com/read/goodbye-world-weve-passed-the-carbon-tipping-point-for-good), I … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Dirt Medicine by Hannah Renglich

“somehow still believing – a magical secret scorching through my pocket – that the answers are not as valuable as the questions” Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Whole (Circle) Farming, Happy Piglets

“Should a pig be allowed to express its pig-ness?” Joel Salatin Continue reading

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Publication of my Nuffield Study Report

Executive Summary Agriculture 3.0: a New Paradigm for Agriculture Study Topic: As a 2013 Nuffield Scholar, Gayl is seeking to redefine what it really means to be sustainable in food and farming, by asking: ‘If Agriculture 1.0 is subsistence farming … Continue reading

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Choice in Agriculture 3.0: Forage Farming

In my explorations, I have been looking at the many ways to farm. Here in North America, we seem to have only 2 ways to farm: ‘them’ and ‘us’, such as organic vs. conventional, or big farm vs. small farm, … Continue reading

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