Tag Archives: self-sustaining

Harvesting Uncommon Gold

Val and I have made a commitment.  We are vegetable farmers who are concerned about the price of food, how it is grown and bringing great food to market.  To that end we have decided to eat as much from … Continue reading

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Harvest Fest at Tillers International

Today Val and I went to the annual Harvest Fest, a celebration of local food, local farming and sustainable living, held at Tillers International in Scotts, Michigan.  Tillers is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, offering classes in farming with oxen … Continue reading

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Filling Our Larder: Frugal Meets Flavor

There was a time when nothing was wasted.  Everything had a viable use or was shared with others less fortunate.  In this land of abundance, many of us are learning to tighten our belts a little more, as the economy … Continue reading

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The Self-Sustaining Family Farm

Brickyard Farms is a ‘self-sustaining farm’ that uses organic methods.  If that seems like double-speak, it is wording that allows us to find a description that is appropriate in legal-speak.  For a small farm such as ours, the organic certification … Continue reading

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