Tag Archives: no-till agriculture

Planting on Contour

We are now into our 5th growing season at Peace of Earth Farm.  In the beginning there were many trees to clear and garden beds to create.  Our initial strategy was to start building gardens close to the house and … Continue reading

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It’s all about the soil

When we first moved onto our land the dominant terrain was hilly slopes covered with overgrown balsam, spruce and white pine trees with sandy, acidic soil.  We looked at it and recognized that it was not a prime agricultural soils … Continue reading

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2013 CSA Shares Available

We are looking forward to filling bags full of tomatoes, kale, basil, lettuce, peas, carrots, beets, cucumbers… for our CSA members again in 2013.  We had a great first year in 2012.  Though we started with fewer members than we … Continue reading

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The Chicken Workforce

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Our flock of 35 mixed breed laying hens are a great source of entertainment, eggs, and a bunch of other good virtues.  As I gathered up ideas for this blog post in the last week or two my mind was … Continue reading

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