[Market-farming] Economics- sustainable ag?
martyk at allspecies.org
Wed Dec 21 13:50:39 EST 2005
We have cooking classes and I take the neighborhood kids to milk a cow
and cut wheat. We then grind flour to make bread and churn cream to
make butter. The classes can attract more customers too.
Heartland All Species Project
On Dec 21, 2005, at 12:06 PM, TxBeeFarmer wrote:
> Competing against the big guys and importers is a waste of time, IMHO.
> strive to produce what's in demand, but not commonly available (value
> products), such as; honey, hive products, blackberry products, certain
> vegetables, and grass-fed beef. Future plans include "value added"
> favored by local ethnic and social groups.
> Having said this, I've also noticed some social problems that
> amaze me, and could be at the very root of our problems. Young people
> know what to do with what we produce! Hard to believe, but true.
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