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Thoughts of a Wannabe Farmer – Four Years Later

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I started this blog (journey) a little over four years ago. This post is my annual update, although I’m a little over a month late with it. Each year this post recaps the prior year’s highlights and provides a preview for the upcoming year. Last year was a big step in turning my dream into reality as my wife Anna and …

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Thoughts of a Wannabe Farmer – Three Years Later

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1,095 days, or three years ago, I began exploring the idea of becoming a farmer. This is the annual update of where that exploration has taken me in the past year, and what I plan to do going into the next year of the journey. 2015 was a great year personally and in the realm of my journey into farming. …

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Thoughts of A Wannabe Farmer – Two Years Later

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It’s now been a full two years since I started this website and began the journey of exploring the possibility of becoming a farmer. Last year around this time I was preparing to head to Australia for a five-week stay on a farm to learn about holistic planned grazing with one of Australia’s top consultants. That trip turned out to …

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Thoughts of a Wannabe Farmer – One Year Later

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I started this blog exactly one year ago today. I introduced myself in the (about me) section as someone who would spend the next year exploring the idea of becoming a farmer. I wrote that it was Joel Salatin’s book “You Can Farm” that planted the seed of farming being a possibility for someone like me – someone who has …

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The Journey Begins (About Me)

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I’m a wannabe farmer This means I want to be a “real” farmer, so I’ve created this website to chart my progress and success or failure to realize this dream, and hopefully inspire others who share my dream or are interested in small farming and local food. It’s January 11th, 2013 as I type these words. As of now my …