[nafex] This nafex list

DB pogohome at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 11:48:08 EST 2020


I like this idea.  I learn much from groups like this

On Sat, Nov 21, 2020, 10:46 AM Lawrence London <lfljvenaura at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 21, 2020 at 6:41 AM Road's End Farm <organic87 at frontiernet.net
> >
> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > > On Nov 21, 2020, at 12:40 AM, Lawrence London <lfljvenaura at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > [ . . . .]
> >
> > >  I am still here and will be for a long time. As long as I am around
> > > this list will be also.
> > >
> > > I am mostly interested in vegetables but always want to learn more
> about
> > > fruit growing.
> > >
> >
> > Hey, this morning my email box is full of NAFEX! Great!
> >
> > -- do we want to expand the subject to vegetables and maybe herbs? That
> > might keep the list livelier; and would probably bring more topics where
> I
> > feel competent to weigh in; but I don't know whether others feel it would
> > dilute it. I used to get several lists including a couple with vegetable
> > discussions, but they died a while ago.
> >
>
> I would like to see this list include vegetables if 1) consensus of members
> is to do that 2) members won't unsubscribe because of it
> If it's worth discussing, let's do that.
>
> My interest in vegetables includes 1) varieties, culinary qualities and
> health aspects 2) soil quality, which would apply to fruit growing also
> With the pandemic continuing, probably for two to three more years, good
> discussion forums are really valuable as they keep communities of like
> minded people together, are a lot of fun and offer lots of opportunities
> for learning.
> Allowing vegetable discussion might bring in more list members through
> referrals from existing subscribers. Again, we would not want to drive off
> the fruit enthusiasts.
>
> What do members think about this change in list purpose?
>
> LL
>
>
> >
> > I have developed a liking for certain types of message boards, but I
> don't
> > do Facebook, and find Reddit nearly unusable.
> >
>
> Reddit is only useful for political action, Facebook for a few well behaved
> special interest groups; other than that they are both a waste of time.
> If you were to try a fruit group in FB it would be filled with chit chat,
> politics, religion and arguments.
> There are very interesting exceptions: several scything groups, some Euro,
> two hedge laying groups in the UK, fermented foods, historical farming
>
> >
> >
> > -- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
> > Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
> >
> >
> >
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