market-farming and csa lists

Karen Cannon kp_cannon at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 14 11:54:03 EDT 2000


>We like the info we receive from these lists but it
> would make it easier for
> us and more informative for everyone if these lists
> were combined.  The flow
> of information is very valuable to us and we assume
> to others on the lists.

I agree completely. The lists are a great source of
information, but it seems to me that the subject
matter is similar enough that one list would be more
efficient.

Karen
Planet Veg
--- William Barry <unclebil at bright.net> wrote:
> > 
> As for us, we are at end of season and cleaning up
> and getting ready for
> winter.  Possibly others are at the "exhausted"
> stage as we are and have
> little time or energy left right now.
> 
> Just remember the next garden season starts with
> planning in two months.
> 
> Bill & Linda Barry
> Barry Farm
> http://www.barryfarm.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lawrence F. London, Jr."
> <lflondon at mindspring.com>
> Newsgroups: market-farming,csa
> To: "market farming"
> <market-farming at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
> Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 11:06 PM
> Subject: market-farming and csa lists
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > Dear list subscribers:
> >
> > The csa and market-farming lists are experiencing
> extremely low
> > traffic and I am interested in feedback regarding
> whether they should
> > be continued or taken offline. If the consensus is
> to keep them, I
> > will, otherwise I will remove them from the
> natural agriculture
> > heirarchy of forums they exist within. The same
> applies to the
> > farmers-markets, soil-quality, seed-saving and
> permaculture-calendar
> > lists. The permaculture list will remain since it
> has regular traffic
> > year after year.
> >
> > Maybe its the time of the year and things will
> improve as winter rolls
> > in , maybe not; maybe uasge of the Web and forums
> has changed
> > dramatically in the recent past.
> >
> > Personally, I need these forums and am reluctant
> to see them go
> > but the time I'd save not having to maintain them
> could be well used
> > on other projects I am involved with.
> >
> > Stats on these lists are:
> >
> > Number of subscribers as of 10/13/2000:
> >
> > csa   119
> > farmers-markets   62
> > market-farming   364
> > seed-saving   76
> > soil-quality   127
> >
> > Another option would be to combine all of these
> lists into one,
> > market-farming, maybe this would be the best
> choice.
> >
> > Suggestions welcome.
> >
> > Lawrence London
> >
> > site administrator: natural agriculture forum
> heirarchy
> > co-owner csa
> > owner (all the rest)
> >
> > <>
> >
> >
> > Lawrence F. London, Jr.
> > lflondon at mindspring.com
> > london at metalab.unc.edu
> > http://www.ibiblio.org/london
> >
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