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Make This the Year of Logistical Thinking

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK When I hear tales of woe like this one,  I wonder if sustainable farming should carry a warning label. The last

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Weather Can Be Made To Help With Your Prep Work

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Weather is always a critical factor in farming, and SPIN farmers look for ways to use it to their advantage.

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Are You Over-delivering?

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK  Deliveries are killers. They are a huge time suck and expense.I’m hearing from other farmers that the fuel and labour

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Honest Work/Honest Pay Part 2

Courtesy of Roxanne C., Philadelphia PA In farming, volunteerism has a long history. “Back in the day” traditions were passed down this way, and there were no great economic consequences.

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Work Rate Puts “Labor Saving” in Perspective

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK I have never been a big fan of labor saving devices. SPIN-Farming is labor intensive, with many farm tasks being

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Speed Weeding

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Just did a first weeding at my peri-urban onion plot. Weeding seems to be a big challenge for farmers, but

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Make Your New Farm Implement a Stop Watch

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK It’s planning season for many, and over the years an increasing number of aspiring/new/hobby farmers have been coming to me

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