Growers in a stable

Growers in a stable

As farms turn to mechanization, how can small growers survive? I did not set out forty-some years ago to be a hippy, organic or alternative farmer of any sort. Deeply disillusioned after a few years striving to reform society’s miscreants in the prison and parole system, I ached to produce something of unquestioned value for myself and my community, namely food. Though a jolly good ride, that proved to be not as simple as it looked. Let me share a thing or two about a thing or two that I…

As farms turn to mechanization, how can small growers survive? I did not set out forty-some years ago to be a hippy, organic or alternative farmer of any sort. Deeply disillusioned after a few years striving to reform society’s miscreants in the prison and parole system, I ached to produce something of unquestioned value for myself and my community, namely food. Though a jolly good ride, that proved to be not as simple as it looked. Let me share a thing or two about a thing or two that I…

USDA to allow U.S. to be overrun with contaminated chicken from China  Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/042894_USDA_China_imports_chicken.html#ixzz2kZYEy4wh

USDA to allow U.S. to be overrun with contaminated chicken from China Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/042894_USDA_China_imports_chicken.html#ixzz2kZYEy4wh

Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Whether for eggs, meat, fun, or profit, chickens are the perfect addition to any new backyard growers farm. Backyard Farming: Raising Chickens is your gui

Raising Chickens (Paperback)

Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Whether for eggs, meat, fun, or profit, chickens are the perfect addition to any new backyard growers farm. Backyard Farming: Raising Chickens is your gui

Proposed Maryland law shows why we could all stand to become more aware of the plight of the nation's contract chicken growers.

Proposed Maryland law shows why we could all stand to become more aware of the plight of the nation's contract chicken growers.

Green Heron Growers Logo and Header: Visit our certified organic farm at 2361 Wait Corners ROad Panama, NY 14767 - The farm store is on-site. Get fresh produce, free range chickens, grass-fed beef, Shiitakes & maybe catch a glimpse of a resident Heron! #WNY #GrassFed

Green Heron Growers Logo and Header: Visit our certified organic farm at 2361 Wait Corners ROad Panama, NY 14767 - The farm store is on-site. Get fresh produce, free range chickens, grass-fed beef, Shiitakes & maybe catch a glimpse of a resident Heron! #WNY #GrassFed

Shiitake mushrooms, grass-fed beef, organic chicken and farm fresh eggs all available at Green Heron Growers in Panama, NY

Shiitake mushrooms, grass-fed beef, organic chicken and farm fresh eggs all available at Green Heron Growers in Panama, NY

"President Obama: Finalize Rules to Protect Poultry Growers" by Patrick Woodall (02.18.16) A victory for livestock and poultry farmers in the 2008 farm bill has been long-delayed by the meat and chicken lobby, but now the Obama Administration can finally implement reforms.

"President Obama: Finalize Rules to Protect Poultry Growers" by Patrick Woodall (02.18.16) A victory for livestock and poultry farmers in the 2008 farm bill has been long-delayed by the meat and chicken lobby, but now the Obama Administration can finally implement reforms.

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers Nasco Farm & Ranch catalog

The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers Nasco Farm & Ranch catalog

Proposed Maryland law shows why we could all stand to become more aware of the plight of the nation's contract chicken growers.

Proposed Maryland law shows why we could all stand to become more aware of the plight of the nation's contract chicken growers.

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