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99-year-old farmer still farming

I’m hoping to finally catch up on the gazillion things to do and start posting all the cool stuff we’ve been doing. But first an inspiring article and video about Milford “Pete” Nodlinski, the 99-year-old farmer in Nebraska: 99 years …   I’ve been contemplating what it means to be almost 60.

Free Whole Earth Summit March 11 to 14

You can sign up at http://wholeearthsummit.org/ Schedule: TUESDAY, MARCH 11TH (EDT) 4:00 – 5:00pm – HOSTS Janell Kapoor & Stacey Murphy: Vision, Inspiration, Collaboration & Action 5:00 – 5:15pm – Vandana Shiva: Seed & Food Sovereignty 5:15 – 6:15pm – Raj Patel & Nikki Silvestri: Love, Purpose & the Food Movement 6:15 – 6:30pm – Cantave Jean-Baptiste: Haitian Seedbanks & …

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Peaceful Valley website nightmare and deceptive ad for Goji (wolf) berries, grapes and currants

I was very excited after watching the Peaceful Valley / GrowOrganic.com video about Goji Berries and I spent MANY hours getting my order together.   About a week ago I was ready to order: After a great deal of frustration I realized that the berries featured in the ad are actually NOT featured at all and …

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The new High Desert Gardening and Food Resource and Discussion Forum

I’ve been extremely busy with the gardens and hoophouse, installing gravity drip irrigation, the occasional paid work and setting up the new website for our non profit, the Lake Mead Community Association.  Since blogs do not work well to organize resources, I decided to install a forum and it’s finally up and running: High Desert …

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