The End of Our Homesteading Era

The House at Lone Bobcat Woods is Sold. This newsletter planned for September was delayed because we're recovering from a several-month blitz to move belongings out of our garage and guest apartment and into a shipping container. We're picturing a low-key winter with further … [Read more...]

Land Trusts – Keeping Local Agriculture Alive

Land trusts are an important part of the voluntary protection of working agricultural lands, which can also protect water quality, habitat, and beauty, not to mention food production expertise. Land trust veterans Cheryl Belcher and Dan Macon, himself a farmer, discuss the … [Read more...]

Conserving Farmland

Increasing local food production requires preserving agricultural land rather than developing it. Conservation easements on Bill and Anna Trabucco's ranch preserves agricultural land now supporting a grass-fed cattle operation. Episode 1. Watch video | iTunes | … [Read more...]