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Will a Neonic Ban Save the Bees?

August 15, 2014

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As an organic farmer, I get lots of invitations to sign petitions to ban things like insecticides herbicides or GMOs. When I was younger, I used to sign these petitions and even share them with others, often accompanied with white-hot exhortations that others should sign them too. More often than not these┬ádays, I find myself […]

Wordless Wednesday: World Food Day 2013 – Making the Connection

October 16, 2013

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As we gathered squash from the field one evening, my 5 year-old son paused to ask me this question.

Wordless Wednesday: Spring Plowing

May 8, 2013

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Gabriel is tagging along behind the plow on his own tractor, acting as quality control officer and chief earthworm counter.

Wordless Wednesday: Old-Fashioned Manure Handling

April 3, 2013

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In honour of yesterday’s post on manure, I thought I’d share this photo of my son helping me clean out the barn last fall. With only 2 cows sheltered in a log barn well over 100 years old, we handle manure the “old-fashioned” way and apply it to our hay fields to build and maintain […]