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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Guest Blogger Wednesday: Worm Poop Doesn’t Compute

  This week’s post is written by Josh Banner, Eighth Day Farm board member, CSA member and avid vermicomposter. Wendell Berry, the lovable, cantankerous, prophetic, novelist, poet, agrarian essayist, and Kentucky farmer writes in his poem, “Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front,” So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute. Love the Lord. Love […]

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Guest Blogger Wednesday: Sugar in the Kitchen

Today’s  post come from Melissa Roessing is the wife of Jeff, who is the farm manager of Eighth Day Farm. “Despite my desire to be crafty and creative, I don’t seem to possess much in that department. My goal is to keep trying simple projects so I can achieve little artistic victories but as I […]

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Guest Blogger Wednesday: Computer Science and Farming

Here is a short essay written by Gary Benson, our Eighth Day Farm intern.  Gary’s degree is in Computer Science and he brings a unique perspective to the farming process. This essay was recently published in our weekly newsletter, but we had such an overwhelming response, we thought we’d share it with those who do not currently […]

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