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  1. Thread: Cost of food

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    Sorry FarmerGeorge, I politely disagree. When a...

    Sorry FarmerGeorge, I politely disagree. When a loaf of bread costs $2.89 for crappy white...potatoes sells for $3.99 for 5 pounds and meat is too expensive to even consider for most....that's not...
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    If you want to compost with worms, momof5, you...

    If you want to compost with worms, momof5, you need red wigglers. most bait shop worms just don't survive and consume in quite the same way. Get a copy of "Worms Eat My Garbage!" from a store or...
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    Earthworms are a gardeners best friend. They pull...

    Earthworms are a gardeners best friend. They pull trimmings down into the soil, they eat, they poop, and that poo is worth it's weight in gold. Worms aerate the soil, break up hardpan, give water...
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    When I lived in Northern Ontario, we had a...

    When I lived in Northern Ontario, we had a compost pile, as did many of our neighbors. We tossed cooked veggie left overs in there as well as the raw trimmings, peelings and rotten ones. Cooked or...
  5. Thread: Cost of food

    by Carolyn
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    A couple of Possible Solutions

    This has been such an interesting thread....

    Lately I've been learning more about Monsanto, and their reach up here to Canada, and how they could affect my efforts to save seed, not to mention how...
  6. Thread: Cost of food

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    In Canada the food prices are rising too. In less...

    In Canada the food prices are rising too. In less than three weeks the store that I work at has seen a twenty cent increase on a "standard" loaf of white bread. A dozen eggs have gone up at the same...
  7. Thread: Knitting

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    A guide for the novice knitter - KNITTING FOR...

    A guide for the novice knitter - KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS Guide to knitting for novices
    Knitting Basic Instructions Knitting for beginners
    Beginner Knitting Patterns Beginner Knitting
    Learn to...
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    I make mittens every year. For a few reasons. I...

    I make mittens every year. For a few reasons. I enjoy making them, there's a wide variety of choice with yarn types, colours and patterns, and the possibilities are ENDLESS!
    That, and two growing...
  9. Thread: Cob Barn?

    by Carolyn
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    Cob Barn?

    We are considering building a barn using cob construction.
    Does anyone have any insight on this? Any experience, tips or advice?
    Thanks!
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