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December 2013 Blog Posts (10)

From the Wife of a Worm Farmer - Family

Canyonland Worms is a family business in every sense of that term.  It’s small.  We run it out of our home.  There’s not one member of our growing family who is not involved.  My worm farmer is the main man.  He has all the (brilliant) ideas and implements them daily.  He is the face of the business; he loves getting to know customers and building relationships with other local gardeners and worm enthusiasts. 

Our kids are the grunt workers.  They haul worms to and from the worm…


Added by Robert Fenchak on December 30, 2013 at 7:59am — 5 Comments

fast wild food cook book


Added by Torrie B on December 5, 2013 at 5:13pm — No Comments

A Guide to Seed Saving, Seed Stewardship & Seed Sovereignty


An accessible guide to saving seeds – both easy and more difficult vegetables plus further resources.

Written by The Seed Ambassadors Project this free guide tells you how to save easy seeds like Tomatoes, Beans & Peas, Corn, Cucumbers, Melons, & Squash Herbs: Annual & Biennial Lettuce, Peppers, Eggplant & friends…


Added by Torrie B on December 5, 2013 at 5:10pm — 1 Comment

Song of the Earth - ebook -


Song of the Earth brings together the voices of leading visionaries in science, spirituality, indigenous wisdom, innovative community, and social activism to paint a powerful portrait of new possibilities for the human family. People across the globe yearn for a new civilization of harmony and vibrant cooperation…


Added by Torrie B on December 5, 2013 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Designing Productive Meetings & Events: How to Increase Participation & Enjoyment


The central proposal in this manual is that meetings and events can be greatly improved in terms of productivity and enjoyment by the use of simple methods. These can be used on their own or assembled into meeting and event designs. The manual presents a collection of such methods, known as 'inclusive meeting methods'....



Added by Torrie B on December 5, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

set up a workers co-op PDF


Choosing legal structures, registration with companies house, market research, business plans, democratic decision making, legal requirements & responsibilities, finances and a few bits on running the thing once you've set it up.

*NEW* Updated June 2012. 156 A5pp of choosing legal structures, registration with companies…


Added by Torrie B on December 5, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The One Straw Revolution - by Fukuoka Masonobu -


The One-Straw Revolution describes Masanobu Fukuoka’s holistic philosophy and farming techniques. It is nothing short of a manifesto about farming, food, and a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. "The One-Straw Revolution is one of the founding documents of the alternative food movement, and indispensable to…


Added by Torrie B on December 5, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

designing ecological habitats- creating a sense of space- ebook


"Designing Ecological Habitats - Creating a Sense of Place is an important and eloquent exploration of humanity's limits to growth and addresses the problems arising from climate change, habitat destruction, population growth and resource depletion. This is not a book of theoretical ideas but…


Added by Torrie B on December 5, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Possible urban Farm in Maricopa County

Here is the executive summary and mission statement from my Business Plan to start a urban farm called Eversong Forest Farm(s). I am currently looking to purchase, lease to own, lease, or rent land 1 1/2 acres or larger but no more than 5 acres. I would like to know about zoning or where I can get information on it and other legal requirements in Pheonix, Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, or Glendale. I am also working on a page/project set up on kickstarter to raise funds for the venture. Any advice…


Added by Cesar Pardo on December 5, 2013 at 9:22am — 1 Comment

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