Your Weekly Cultivation #29

Monsanto, the EPA and collusion – the web grows but will Monsanto at the end of the day get caught in it: Evidence EPA Colluded With Monsanto to Dismiss Cancer Concerns Grows Stronger

Now is the time to plan and learn to garden not when things fall apart: Post Apocalyptic Gardening: A Few Things You Should Know

Interested in Agroforestry then check out The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri – Thanks to Michael Moss and Dan Grubbs for point this out.

Never would have thought you had to “hack” your tractor: Why American Farmers are Hacking Their Tractors with Ukrainian Firmware

Podcast with Jason Volk on Compact Farms and Part-time Farming

Need a Detoxifier – How about Harvesting and Using Dandelion Roots

Have need of a natural pain killer, you might want to try Wild Lettuce 

Allan Carlson writes on  - Agrarianism Reborn: On the Curious Return of the Small Family Farm

Much wisdom here from Quinn at Reformation Acres: 15 Reasons to Reconsider Your Homestead Dream.  Dreams and reality often collide and that is when you need to a take a hard look and see the direction you are going.  Dreams are good but how you achieve them has to be done in the context reality.  This is not about abandoning but reconsidering, there is a difference.

Food is the Answer:20 Years of Good Food

Food Is The Answer: 20 Years of Good Food (short version) from Georgia Organics on Vimeo.

Anyone tried Hugelkultur

Sepp Holzer – Farming with Terraces and Raised Beds

Farming with Nature

Woodleaf’s system approach to pest and soil management

Agroforestry

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