Building Permanent Culture in Knoxville
Hi Folks, I am in support of the Hen Ordinance passing (with reasonable language). The recent egg recall for salmonella is reason enough for me to seek eggs raised locally (by me I hope). …Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Hellwinckel Aug 23, 2010.
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Posted on June 13, 2011 at 8:31pm
If anyone is interested, we have 3 month old pullets available for sale. We have Black Jersey Giants (dual purpose brown egg layers) and Araucanas (easter egg chickens) for $8 each.
These birds should be laying by late summer, although the larger Jerseys may take a few weeks more due to their maturity rate.
All have been carefully kept on pasture, and have one wing clipped, so they must be kept in a predator free environment.
Posted on May 27, 2011 at 2:00pm
For some time I have been looking for an estimate of what the farm population needs to look like after peak oil.
I have finally come across the following:
Richard Heinberg's speech at the E.F. Schumacher Society in Stockbridge MA.
To summarize, he estimates 40-50 million farmers, each farming between 3 to 50 acres.
Has anyone come across other sociological estimates?
Posted on May 21, 2011 at 9:51pm — 1 Comment
Posted on May 2, 2011 at 6:20pm