By Stuart Oke
It has been a quicker transition then one might think: suburban-raised kid to organic farmer in 5 years flat. The image of me manhandling the walk-behind rototiller, my sound dampening headphones on with my earphones tucked underneath, symbolizes that change. I plunge myself into a reality-muted Led Zeppelin concert with Robert Plant singing me praises for my crop rotation and ecologically-minded farming practises…
This is a preliminary announcement of a new EcoPerth initiative -
the LIFE: Local Investments for our Food Economy micro grant program.
Please circulate this to anyone you think may be interested.
Final details should be available by mid January.
Local investments for our Food Economy (LIFE)
LIFE is a micro-grant program that provides grants to farmers to help
capitalize small investments. Its purpose is to help farmers
Journal Entry # 10 - Week 10