Some really useful farm equipment I picked up at a local garage sale.
I’m super excited – I’ll be going to Joel Salatin’s “You Can Farm” workshop in Kiama on Sunday (Feb 17). Only three sleeps to go!
Info on fruit tree swales, another Illawarra blogger, a cool tinyhouse, young people getting into farming in the US, wind knitting, and chicken tunnels.
I’m a big fan of US farmer Joel Salatin. He’s the man behind Polyface Farm, “a family owned, multi-generational, pasture-based, beyond organic, local-market farm and informational outreach in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley”. You might recognise him from the recent films Food, Inc and Fresh, and from Michael Pollan’s book The Omnivore’s Dilemma. One of my favourite articles … [Read more…]
The Sydney Morning Herald’s “Good Living” supplement today has an article about [HerdShare](http://www.herdshare.com) and [Rentachook](http://www.rentachook.com), titled [City folk find a milky way](http://www.smh.com.au/news/entertainment/good-living/city-folk-find-a-milky-way/2008/12/02/1227979978585.html). **HerdShare** runs out of Byron Bay, and facilitates a scheme designed to get around Australian regulations that prohibit the sale of raw (unpasteurised) milk. Instead of buying your milk at retail, you instead … [Read more…]