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Our Library: Food

Farming in the Age of Expensive Oil

By Jean Paul Courtens on Sep 7, 2008

In this country farmers have to be over 80 years old to remember low-input, diversified farming systems. An organic farmer aks: who will have the knowledge to grow our food in the age of expensive oil, with no fertilizers and pesticides?
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Category: Food
Tags: crisis of human civilization, environmental crisis/solutions, organic farming/gardening

Why Do I Farm Organically?

By Jean Paul Courtens on Jul 13, 2006

I like to take walks on the farm and during each walk I find something I had not noticed before. In the winter, I spend time visualizing what the fields of the farm will look like in the next season, and I know that this practice contributes greatly to the success of a particular season.
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Category: Food
Tags: anthroposophy, biodynamic farming and gardening, organic farming/gardening

Organic Production Works

By Rhea Gala on Dec 9, 2004

A new study shows organic production outperforms conventional in crop yield, soil fertility, pest reduction and economic return.
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Category: Food
Tags: crisis of human civilization, organic farming/gardening

The Roxbury Farm CSA Story

By Jean Paul Courtens on Mar 21, 2004

Read about the origins of community sponsored agriculture.
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Category: Food
Tags: anthroposophy, biodynamic farming and gardening, organic farming/gardening

A Day in the Life

By Jean Paul Courtens on Apr 14, 2002

Read about a real time day in the life of two farmers who bring food grown with love to 850 families in New York.
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Category: Food
Tags: organic farming/gardening

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