Economics Of Small Scale Farming

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The Agricultural Great Depression

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Economics Of Small Scale Farming

Intro: This is my introductory post in my series on small farm economics. It sets the historical table, if you will. Talking about niche, premium products and fair prices for farmers and all of that is all well and good, but I think it’s important to have the historical perspective of how we […]

By |August 30th, 2015|Economics|0 Comments

The Economic Argument for Pastured Pork

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Economics Of Small Scale Farming

Many believe that the reason the Amish don’t use tractors is a religious one or that they are simply luddites. The truth is actually much more rooted in the economy of their society. A tractor is a tool that allows a single farmer to increase the amount of acreage they can farm. […]

By |September 20th, 2015|Economics|0 Comments