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Cultivating New Farmers - Greenhorn Movement

9:18 PM - 25 January 2013 ( 0 Votes ) 
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Meet Your Farmer

9:21 PM - 6 January 2013 ( 0 Votes ) 

Deep down inside, everyone wants to be a farmer.

Meet your farmer 8 short films on farmers from Maine. This first video is on Tide Mill Farm.
Watch all 8 Films at Meet Your Farmer Website

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Land For Good

9:08 PM - 6 January 2013 ( 0 Votes ) 

2 out of 3 farms will likely change hands in the next 20 years. 90 percent do not have an exit plan. Farms are at the greatest risk during this period of transition. Land For Good is an organization who is working to help with Farm transfer planning. LAND FOR GOOD WEBSITE

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Farm Hacking & Global Village Construction Set

9:36 PM - 12 December 2012 ( 0 Votes ) 

I have fond memories when I was a child of creating unique creations from Lincoln Logs, Legos and my favorite the Erector Set. Now 40+ years later Ive come across the The Global Village Construction Set via a project by MARCIN JAKUBOWSKI of Open Source Ecology - The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is a modular, DIY, low-cost, high-performance platform that enables fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts. Its exciting to see open source going from software creation to hardware creation. For more on Farm Hacking check out


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The Windmill Farmer

9:36 PM - 5 December 2012 ( 0 Votes ) 

 A nurturing farmer in is danger of losing his crop of windmills when he struggles against the cyclical forces of nature.

 This film was inspired while driving back from a trip to Palm Springs, when a friend said that it must take them forever to plant and grow so many windmills. I wrote down the title The Windmill Farmer for an idea to explore later, and about a year later I started developing it into a character and story. - Joaquin Baldwin Filmmaker Animator

After watching this short film I could not help but remember this  image from artist Aleksandar Rodic.

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Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.

9:57 PM - 4 December 2012 ( 1 Vote ) 

15-Year-Old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and transmitters. Completely self-taught, Kelvin has created his own radio station where he broadcasts news and plays music under the moniker, DJ Focus

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Farm Schools TZ_FEATURE

4:28 AM - 17 October 2012 ( 2 Votes ) 

As Thanksgiving approaches and as Brave New Earth starts a new version of its website 3.0 I wanted to offer those who stumble across my site something special and inspiring.  Here is a whole pie for you to eat and digest a video sure to inspire greatness. Agriculture and Farming for the 21st century are in transformation.

There is a new breed of Farmer a new farm movement if you will. One example of this transformation are Farms which are becoming educational institutes teaching these new young farmers. Pie Ranch inPescadero, CA is one example. There pie ranch video series is a great way to learn about pie ranch. To learn more about Pie Ranch here is there website>> Pie Ranch  
Another great Farm-Educational-Farm Stay is in Boulder Utah >> True Nature - Sustainable Farm and Wilderness School
and on the east coast we have the >>> Stone Barn Center & The Farm School

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We are currently seeking an old farm with old farm house and land to develop a DIY - do it yourself type projects as well as local small scale sustainable farming that utilizes permaculture and other innovative designs.