[permaculture] Fwd: Permaculture TV - The Real Dirt On Farmer John
slowfoodguy at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 2 12:37:51 EST 2009
Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
"Kathleens ideas for agriculture education reform are interesting."
Let me go on the record and say that Kathleen does indeed have some wonderful ideas about agricultural education reform. Some of her thoughts prompted an evening's worth of discussion in our house a couple of nights ago.
It's the smarmy disrespect I could do without...not the Kathleen bit.
The best fertilizer is the gardener's shadow.
--- On Wed, 12/2/09, Lawrence F. London, Jr. <venaurafarm at bellsouth.net> wrote:
From: Lawrence F. London, Jr. <venaurafarm at bellsouth.net>
Subject: Re: [permaculture] Fwd: Permaculture TV - The Real Dirt On Farmer John
To: "permaculture" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 12:35 AM
Tripp Tibbetts wrote:
> So what's the deal, lady?
I'm afraid you've asked for it Tripp :-)
Anyway its my fault for daring to criticize famous farmer
for sins of omission, letting that valuable farmland slip from his
grasp. FJ is from my era and I can appreciate where he is coming from.
I hate to think that the public views his farming venture as
characteristic of the American natural, sustainable, biointensive,
regenerative agriculture movement, begun in the 1950's and catching hold
in the 60's and 70's. His is a good example of running a small market
farming operation with a CSA but the public needs to know that there is
a greater need, that of greater amounts of acreage and more farms put in
natural farming ventures and diversified ventures, i.e. farm
cooperatives, leased land to small farmers, communities, etc. with and
accompanying education, production, marketing and distribution network.
Kathleens ideas for agriculture education reform are interesting.
Of, by and for the farmers.
dirtfarmer out ...:
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