[Market-farming] Tillage is tillage
Sharon and Steve
shopkins at tdstelme.net
Thu Feb 8 21:16:02 EST 2007
> If you'll try to specify what it is you're disputing, maybe I can respond.
> It helps to take a definite position and support it. I'm not inclined to
> guess what you're driving at. Try it.
> paul tradingpost at lobo.net
I dont think I left you much to guess at, but I will shorten it up:
Show me the numbers where labor is cheaper than machine work.
Show me how many folk a couple with land and hand tools can feed. How is
that translated to salaries (equal to teachers just as a referrence point),
health care, retirement, vacation?
What is there about growing food that you can do with hand tools that
someone else cannot do, x 100 or more, with a decent stock of motorized
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