Daily Archives: June 15, 2013

Ag Refrain Part III

I’ve learned that first of all, that being present in the field (the field in this case being the land around me), becoming aware of what is really happening, being quiet and listening, watching, and engaging all of my senses … Continue reading

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Ag Refrain Part II

Back to the bedrock of my own thinking about growing food in drylands.   Beginning small is okay. Sit with and begin to really know (be in relationship with) the land. LISTEN TO the land you are on. Listen to … Continue reading

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Ag Refrain Part I

This land is marginal for growing and somewhat less marginal for raising a few stock animals. A gardener/farmer can be somewhat more productive in the short run by employing chemical tactics. A very mindful intensive gardener/farmer or rancher may be … Continue reading

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