04 Feb '12, 12pm

Living HOMEGROWN: Utility or Useless?: Clearly the NACE considers "useless" degrees to be o...

Living HOMEGROWN: Utility or Useless?: Clearly the NACE considers "useless" degrees to be o...

“I’m half of YellowTree Farm , an urban homestead that I founded with my husband in late 2008. Together, we grow vegetables and raise animals on less than 1/10 of an acre in St. Louis, Missouri. I don’t have children. I have animals, which is kind of the same thing as being a parent, except I eat my babies.” People wonder what exactly farmers do in the winter, and oftentimes, they assume there isn’t much of anything for a farmer to do during the cold months at all. While it’s true that wintertime is the perfect season for farmers to take a vacation, literally (many farmers choose this time of the year to go out of town and have some fun) and figuratively (winter offers a nice respite from the year’s hard work), my experiences of urban farming in the cold months so far have been full of labor. The weather this year in particular has been freakishly warm in our area. Our mus...

Full article: http://www.motherearthnews.com/the-farmyard/living-homegr...

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A writer, producer and director, Meyers is editor and site director of Green Building Elements, a contributor to Clean Tec...