Category Archives: Trends and Confluences Supporting the Design/Building of a Micro-Farming Community

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead

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New Yorkers branch into ‘beyond organic’ urban fish farming (Another example of Urban-Homesteading and support for emergent sustainable-Ag lifestyle)

New Yorkers branch into ‘beyond organic’ urban fish farming (Another example of Urban-Homesteading and support for emergent sustainable-Ag lifestyle) Continue reading

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Grants, Loans & Support “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” (KYF2) Potential Micro-Farm Community Development Support via USDA

USDA potential support for building self-sustaining micro-farming communities – “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food (KYF2) is helping communities scale up local and regional food systems and strengthen their economies.” Continue reading

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Exploring Sustainability of a Private-collective Community

Exploring Sustainability of a Private-collective Community – Confluences and trends supporting the efficacy of planned and whole micro-farming communities as a future raw land development, real estate, and self sustaining cultural trend Continue reading

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Hyperlocavore – Our mission is to match people up in yardsharing groups and neighborhood produce exchanges.

Another trend supporting the “self-sustaining micro farming community development” Vision – S2MFC Continue reading

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“Village Gardens Cultivates Community” – Supporting Trends & Confluences for the S2MFC Concept

http://blog.realtimefarms.com/2011/12/26/village-gardens-cultivates-community/ Excerpt: “One of the most notable projects, Food Works, uses an urban farm to teach young adults from ages 14-21 about farming, business, community, and themselves. The youth operate a 2.5-acre certified organic farm on Sauvie Island where they … Continue reading

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Cohousing Directory – List of Cohousing Communities – Supporting Trends & Confluences for the S2MFC Concept

I consider this another confluence and supporting market movement for the concept of S2MFC’s – Self-Sustaining Micro-Farming Communities – a unique residential rural land development design-build concept and vision. Cohousing Communities (USA and Gobal) Directory website: http://directory.ic.org/records/cohousing.php Website Excerpt: “Cohousing usually refers to … Continue reading

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“The simplest, sustainable solutions involve small-scale permaculture type land management systems centered around individual or small groups of dwellings.” – Supporting Trends & Confluences for the S2MFC Concept

The simplest, sustainable solutions involve small-scale permaculture type land management systems centred around individual or small groups of dwellings. Continue reading

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Back Yard Farming – Urban Homesteading – Supporting Trends & Confluences for the S2MFC Concept

http://youtu.be/UpRxU-Ze-9E Location 631 Cypress Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91103 Affiliation The Urban Homestead Project About Tweet us @urbanhomestead and visit the blog at: LittleHomesteadintheCity.org Personal Information Since the mid 80’s the Dervaes family has transformed their ordinary city lot into a … Continue reading

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Farm Anatomy: Julia Rothman’s Illustrated Guide To Country Life – Supporting Trends & Confluences for the S2MFC Concept

“…What comb styles have to do with cow plumbing and mapping autumn frost.” http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2011/11/25/farm-anatomy-julia-rothman/ Excerpt from @brainpickers review: It really does seem to be the season of exiting food–relatedreleases. From the ever-talented Julia Rothman — she of Drawn In and … Continue reading

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