[Homestead] organic marketing
crazygardens at verizon.net
Tue Jun 6 19:07:01 EDT 2006
Get a diesel truck and make your biodiesel from used restaruant fryer oil.
Not hard and dirt cheap.
> The farmers' market led to a much more brisk trade of us making delivery
> rounds on a regular basis. But, shades of things to come, being located
> enough away from towns to have enough farm land, the cost of motor fuel
> to make
> the rounds went over the limit and it is no longer profitable (i.e. people
> aren't willing to pay that much extra) and our time is better spent on
> cottage industries. Gardens and chickens this year were cut back to only
> what we
> need and a little more for barter in the hollow.
> I expect this is only the beginning of such.
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