[Market-farming] Tillage is tillage

road's end farm organic101 at linkny.com
Wed Feb 7 10:38:53 EST 2007


On Feb 6, 2007, at 11:42 PM, Tradingpost wrote:

>
> My point was simply that people have to be able to make a good living 
> at
> it, to stay on the land. Sure, husband the soil, but your point about
> irrigation pumps escapes me. Let's hear about making a good living at 
> it.
> Let's hear how new market farmers can get into the business and grow
> sustainably without having a fat trust fund to get started. I'm sure 
> you
> have  more to add.
>
> paul tradingpost at lobo.net
>

Paul, what are you yourself doing?

What crops are you growing, on approximately what scale; what methods, 
and what specific tools, are you using for bed preparation, planting, 
and weed control?


-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
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