Category Archives: Farmers

Move Along, Move Along

I went to a meeting in the “big city” yesterday; it required spinning around on Satan’s Highway, aka Route 128 in Massachusetts.  I got home after dark. My driveway is big and it has an entrance and an exit, used … Continue reading

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King Solomon’s Beef

This weekend, Uncle Bob and I were talking about the prices of different meats.  I was trying to explain the many benefits of buying local, grass-fed meats versus Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) raised meats.  Uncle Bob could only see … Continue reading

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The Garlic Repeater

In the early days of telecommunications, a “repeater” was part of telegraph communications; the device was used to regenerate signals for transmission. It’s Wednesday, “Tiny Steps Gardening Day.”  It’s time to plant garlic and as I look over my writing … Continue reading

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Good Garlic Days

In my line of work, I have to make conversation.  Often, the chit-chat begins with someone telling me “well, I’ve had good days and bad days.”  I never use that response, although I might use “Comme si, comme sa.” Saturday … Continue reading

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It Takes a Tractor

Since February, 2011, my brother and I have been having a dialogue about what a resilient community might look like.  It all started when my brother asked me “Have you ever read The Town That Food Saved?”  My brother, a … Continue reading

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Peas in the Garden

When I first started writing my blog, my brother once said “I don’t understand the Uncle Bob angle.”  I’m probably not Uncle Bob’s favorite niece, true enough; I was one of many nieces when we were growing up.  These last … Continue reading

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