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American Elderberry

Nutraceutical Crops The Buehler family, fourth-generation farmers, on their farm in Missouri, needed to move away from the row crop and dairy farming and find new opportunities. Enjoy, David Proctor Agroforestry   by David Proctor Jun 6, 2024 Urban Farm

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Worm Farm

Vermiculture Vermiculture is raising worms for use in composting, for bait, and using their castings for fertilizer.  The castings can be used to make worm tea or added directly to your plants as an organic fertilizer. Enjoy, David Proctor Raising Worms

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Natural Design Permaculture is agriculture focused on utilizing the natural design of ecosystems instead of individual elements. Enjoy, David Proctor Using Natural Design by David Proctor May 23, 2024 Urban Farm Lifestyle Magazine    Published Weekly  Permaculture is a system of

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Pollinator Food

Pollinator Garden A pollinator garden is ideally made up of regional flowering plants from native seeds that help attract and feed pollinators such as butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other insects and animals. Enjoy, David Proctor Local Flowering Plants by David Proctor

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Whole Birds

Cut-Whole Chicken While attending the intensive seminars at Polyface Farm a few years ago, one of the sessions was on cutting up a whole chicken into parts.  It’s amazing how many people don’t even know how to cut up a

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