“Growing Innovation” – a New Project for Agricultural Technology

The Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) and Farm Hack have just launched a collaborative Kickstarter campaign for Growing Innovation, a project to create an open source online library of agricultural innovations and a new book documenting sustainable models developed by farmers. The online library will include a searchable database and interactive maps of farm projects, including detailed plans from blueprints to budgets. The book will... Read More

A Homegrown Concert, a Nationally Harvested Message – a reportback from Farm Aid 2013

This article was originally posted at sustainablekentucky.com. Twenty Seven years ago, before I even liked carrots, a serious farm crisis was going down and it was about to take family farms with it. In the seventies, leading up to the crisis, interest rates were low, export commodities were high, and farmers, hoping to become more efficient, increased production and borrowed money to purchase land and equipment. During the credit crisis of the eighties,... Read More