http://www.sustainablefarmer.com - This new online publication features
Titus Farms outside Leslie that I hope people on this list will enjoy. The
video focuses on how young Rebecca Titus hopes to build on her success with
offering organic fruits and vegetables through Community-Supported
If you visit the site, you will also see a video on using a crimper from the
Cover Crops Workshop at the Kellogg Biological Station last month. List
manager Vicki Morrone did a great job of producing the workshop, and we will
continue to offer more videos of the speakers.
The current issue also features information on marketing (how to tell your
farm's story and building a great farm Web site), as well as advice from MSU
large animal vet Dr. Ron Erskine on what it takes to get started raising
Please also take a moment to visit other sections, such as our Food for
Thought area that features a number of historical documents on organic
practices that you can download.
I am editor and publisher Bonnie Bucqueroux, who was managing editor of
Michigan Farmer many years ago. I have recently been teaching digital
journalism at Michigan State, though I retired last week so that I can
devote full-time to making this new online "magazine" a success.
I hope you like what you see, please share the link with others. Coming up
soon is a feature with MSU hoophouse specialist Adam Montri on building a
Please also e-mail me at [log in to unmask] with any ideas about
stories you'd like to see (and please offer yourself and your farm as a
subject for a feature).
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