• FARM BOX PROGRAM

    Food for the People by the People CSA boxes (abbreviation stands for “community supported agriculture“) are subscription-based way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from local farmers. How Our Program Works Partnering with local organic farms and food artisans we provide an easy and affordable way to eat more sustainable by reducing your […]

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  • SOCKET TO ME

    “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it” is my mentality and “if it’s electrical is bound to get broke!”

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  • SMALL ACTIONS, BIG IMPACT

    Our family went on a brief jaunt to “Middle Earth” recently. There’s lots to tell about the film festival (you can still catch a second screening of Homegrown Revolution on June 4 there in Palmerston North) that we attended, visiting the old (first) homestead where I was born (yep, I am a bonafide Kiwi – […]

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  • AROUND THE URBAN HOMESTEAD

    “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien~ I know I could have separated this post into individual entries; but, just going to give you a “vegetable soup” of sorts post (little bit of everything) to savor. Monsoon February Well, they were […]

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  • FREEDOM HARVEST CHALLENGE

    Our sister social network site is growing daily.   Behind the scenes we are working at a frantic pace to put the site together with all the features that we’ve envisioned – meetups, local action packets for FG representatives, blog and more! There are a lot of things we have in the works, but with time […]

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  • HOMEGROWN REVOLUTION SCREENING, INDIANA

    Since Homegrown Revolution is now an “official short film” Jordanne finished whipping up a website for our little 15 minute homegrown production (still a few things that need to be fixed on the site but it’s usable) When Wild & Scenic Film Festival came calling they had us down for 12 minutes.   While editing Jordanne […]

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  • HAPPY SEVEN YEARS

    In Gratitude.. Thank you to SS, a loyal PTF reader for the most generous donation and lovely card which said: I have been following your site for over a year now and you guy’s feel like “family.” Your are such an inspiration.  Keep up the good work! Use this money to continue your outreach. Blessings, […]

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  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    Beneficial garden visitors Veggie tales Peppers, beans, eggplant, tomatoes, variety of salad greens, herbs and more. Received an email from a friend who is apprenticing at a farm up north and he confirmed our observation and said the seasons a bit off kilter up there too. (not to mention the comments left by our reader’s […]

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  • FUEL OR FOOD?

    Homebrew biodiesel Jordanne walked to our neighborhood hardware store around the corner to buy some lye and they were all out! She then went next door to Smart & Final and they, too, were out!   Justin needed some to make a small batch today for a film crew that’s coming to do a documentary […]

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  • SPRING PREPARATIONS

    Manti egg cases It’s that time of year again to cut back, very carefully, the lemon verbena tree. Once again the branches were filled with praying manti egg cases. The egg cases seem to everywhere in the yard. Soon, thousands, of little creatures will come pouring out of the egg cases and wage war on […]

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