What Comes First, the Chicken or the Egg?

The answer to a growing number of households is the chicken that lays the egg. High egg prices are rousing our desires to be farmers in our own little way. First Coast News brings the video and the story. https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/entertainment/television/programs/gmj/people-starting-backyard-chicken-coops-amid-high-egg-prices-farmer-says/77-67c09d7e-be49-4a45-9526-6edfd18a3b19

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The Growing-Food Paradigm

Positive Future News #948 (Feature Photo – Food Garden – CCA SA 2.0 Generic – United Nations) Challenges to accessing food are far reaching. There are things like income issues, supply chain kinks and inflation to name a few. Then, even if you have the land and water, what ae the best food crops to…

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Land for Growing Your Own – High Demand

Touch the Soil News #1836 (Feature Photo – Allotment Gardens – CCA SA 4.0 International)  The U.K. is known for its allotment gardens. The demand for allotment gardens has reached an all-time high. Over 48 percent of allotment gardens have more than 1,000 people on the waiting list. Some allotments have a waiting list of…

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The Grow-Your-Own Megatrend – Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Touch the Soil News #1831 (Feature Photo – Victory Garden Consciousness– Public Domain) https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19556421  When an emerging phenomenon takes on the stature of a Mega Trend, there are generally multiple drivers (reasons) for something gaining in stature in our cultures. The grow-your-own food concept has gained stature for a variety of reasons. Let’s list 10…

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Do You Have Any Personal Agricultural Assets?

Positive Future #883 (Feature photo – Food Gardening – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Arnaud 25) Agricultural assets include land with reasonable topsoil and water, all located in a place that has a growing season. The purpose of posing the question comes on the heels of a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),…

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