market-farming and csa lists

Greg Burns gkb2 at psu.edu
Mon Oct 16 09:50:11 EDT 2000



These are great lists.  Please keep them up.  I vote for combining all five 
of them as most of us are involved in several of these functions.

Thanks,

Greg Burns







At 11:20 PM 10/13/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>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.
>
>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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