Friday, March 28, 2008

Farming In The New Economy

Farming is becoming much more popular. See Leaving Behind the Trucker Hat

And farming is more than just cool, some people are finding new ways to actually make money while they work.
Farmers cashing in on carbon credits

More farmers see wind as a cash crop

Program pays for planting pollinators

Northwest Michigan and Traverse City seem poised to become a force in these future farming methods, but will it take the path?

Friday, March 14, 2008

Community Supported Fishing

A new take on Community Supported Agriculture - Community Supported Fisheries. From the CS Monitor - Small fishermen borrow a page from small farmers

Perhaps this could be a model for preserving the Great Lakes commercial fishery?