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by la_cues
Tue Aug 10, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Agriculture
Topic: Amish Farm Fined $250K, Facing Jail Time for Humanely Raising and Selling Food to Willing Customers
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Amish Farm Fined $250K, Facing Jail Time for Humanely Raising and Selling Food to Willing Customers

https://thefreethoughtproject.com/amish-farm-facing-fines-jail-time Amish Farm Fined $250K, Facing Jail Time for Humanely Raising and Selling Food to Willing Customers According to the USDA, the farm is not complying with USDA regulations on how to label and process their food. But Amos says the met...
by la_cues
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Philosophy
Topic: Deja vus
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: Deja vus

I have had Deja Vus so vivid that they've really struck me as being significant. As well, I've had a couple Deja Vus that "show me" a few seconds of the future beyond the moment at hand. I try to carry out what is shown in my Deja vision, nothing really strange or significant has come of i...
by la_cues
Sat Jun 26, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Agriculture
Topic: Small Farm Future: On the efficiency of my scythe
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: Small Farm Future: On the efficiency of my scythe

I think small, self sufficient, homesteads are at an advantage as carbon prices rise (artificially, plus added taxation) When running a farm for profiteering, sure: More inputs (tech, carbon, $$ time) will mean more profit. But if you are working only for self or family. Simple is cheaper, more reli...
by la_cues
Sat Jun 26, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Agriculture
Topic: Small Farm Future: On the efficiency of my scythe
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Small Farm Future: On the efficiency of my scythe

https://smallfarmfuture.org.uk/?p=1671 A breakdown of carbon/energy use on small farms. The obvious and more subtle differences between, say, a scythe and a tractor. I drew Seth’s attention to a little bit of research I did on the Energy Return on Energy Invested (EROEI) of different mowing technolo...
by la_cues
Fri Jun 25, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Agriculture
Topic: Fruit Walls: Urban Farming in the 1600s
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Fruit Walls: Urban Farming in the 1600s

https://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2015/12/fruit-walls-urban-farming.html We are being told to eat local and seasonal food, either because other crops have been tranported over long distances, or because they are grown in energy-intensive greenhouses. But it wasn't always like that. From the sixteenth ...
by la_cues
Fri Jun 25, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Agriculture
Topic: Hügelkultur for the Homestead
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Hügelkultur for the Homestead

https://www.backwoodshome.com/hugelkult ... homestead/

Hügelkultur is a type of garden built on a mound of biodegradable material, which constantly feeds the soil as it breaks down.
by la_cues
Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Community-run Boards
Topic: Board requests
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Board requests

Could I please change the name to Agriculture?
by la_cues
Tue Jun 22, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Trudeau Confirms Vaccine Passports
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: Trudeau Confirms Vaccine Passports

Lucky I gave up international travel as a potential hobby...

I was destined to be a hunker-er anyway.
by la_cues
Tue Jun 22, 2021 3:07 am
Forum: Community-run Boards
Topic: Board requests
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Board requests

Forum name: Horticulture
Forum description: Posts regarding gardening, farming, botany, permaculture, etc.