[permaculture] Fwd: Sustainable Agriculture Tool Lending Library
venaurafarm at bellsouth.net
Thu Apr 25 18:22:53 EDT 2013
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Subject: Sustainable Agriculture Tool Lending Library
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:19:22 -0700 (PDT)
From: charles gassiott <cegtt at yahoo.com>
I am no longer farming, but I have a farm fully of tools and equipment.
I am interested in starting a Sustainable Agriculture Tool Lending
Library. 30 years ago when I started with a hoe and a tiller it would
have been nice to have access to other hand and tractor equipment. Does
anyone have experience with such a program or know of any such places I
can write to?
Chuck near Austin, Texas
Subject: Re: Sustainable Agriculture Tool Lending Library
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:44:59 -0500
From: S A
Chuck - I've previously read information out of ATTRA involving tool
sharing, they might be a good contact.
Also, the following link might have some contacts:
(below is a selected cut and paste from the above link)
5.8 Resources & Tools for Farmers
...Sustainable Agriculture Tool Lending Library Ten small farmers (Lil
Farm, and Bluebird Meadows Farm) in North Carolina have cooperated to
establish a Sustainable Agriculture Tool Lending Library. They put up
money to purchase tools that no single farm needed on a daily or weekly
basis, and created a place for people to share them...
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