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What is your main interest(s)? All of these questions are optional!
Organic Gardening, Sustainable Lifestyles
If you have an interest not mentioned above, you can note it here.
sustainable agriculture, particularly local food systems.
Anything you'd like to tell about yourself? Where do you live? (optional!)
I am a local food system planner. We need to start growing food and other products closer to home. One way to facilitate this is with online markets, like a virtual farmers market. Contact me if you're interested in this idea.

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New farms, Old ways

Posted on October 6, 2011 at 3:16pm 1 Comment



I had a chance to visit one of the new kind of dairy farmers yesterday – the kind who fills a farm

with a variety of people, and animals, plants and trees, and new ideas. This kind of farmer is fascinated with the way things work: how water and air flow through soil, how organic matter is built up or depleted, the impacts of plowing, the intricacies of grazing, the behavior of cows, chickens, predator hawks, shepherd…

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North Florida Fall Garden Primer Course

Posted on August 4, 2010 at 11:13am 0 Comments

On August 14 from 9:00 to 12:00 the Loga

Springs Academy on 931 NE 1th Avenue, Gainesville Florida will host a gardening boot camp, complete with coffee and donuts, lunch, resources and info to go, and the hands-on assistance of several local experts.




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Defining the "Food Movement"

Posted on January 27, 2009 at 3:40pm 2 Comments

There is a “movement” in the US that revolves around food. Words such as: local, grassroots, small, organic, natural, alternative, sustainable, regenerative, specialty, niche, family, community supported, whole, fresh, foodsheds, farmer’s markets, cooperatives, pick-your-own, buying clubs, food security, agritourism, rural development, and farmland preservation give a general idea of this trend. It is fueled by the eternal attraction of foods and farming; health problems related to diet; energy… Continue

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At 10:13am on January 28, 2009, Ellen Bush said…
Hi David, I'd like to add my welcome to Zoobird. I just read your blog and am glad there is a movement to produce better food for us all. I'd like to invite you to add me as a friend on this site and to join my group, Environmental Zoo. I would love your input. See you there?
At 2:34pm on January 27, 2009, Michael Levin said…
Hi David and welcome to Zoobird!

Al the best,

Mike
 
 
 

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