Author Archives: Justin Hitt

About Justin Hitt

If you want to get more from your small farm, homestead, or estate, ... Justin Hitt is a Permaculture Design Consultant with more than two decades of experience with organic gardening. He teaches the practical application of critical thinking, entrepreneurial ecology, and homestead management. Practical insights for practitioners, estate owners, and homesteaders. To see if his insights are right for you, join our free newsletter.

Do You Have the Right to Grow Your Own Food or Farm?

What you can do to protect your liberties and increase food security. Charlie Rankin shares why you don’t count on your right to farm. In America there is a movement against farmers you need to know about.

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The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming

Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food.  An interesting read.

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Mulch Path Magic

The right paths can reduce mud, but they can also retain water. They make access to your growing areas much more enjoyable. What I did was dug 24″ deep trenches about 24″ across the top on contour with double reach beds in between, then filled those trenches with shredded wood chips.
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