86 Things We Learned from Farming

January 6, 2011


Over the course of the year we have each kept a liGreen Tomatost of things we’ve learned from the Thomas Farm project, specifically to make a compilation at the end of the year.  It’s fair to say that the year was nothing like we thought it would be, but we still learned a lot about where our food comes from – which was our goal.  Some of us, like Caleb, learned that farming is a passion for them.  For the rest of us, this experience made us more grateful for the farmers who grow our food so we don’t have to.  It’s a lot of hard work, with very little monetary reward.  This list is for you, farmers and gardeners of the America!

  1. Opossums can kill chickens, in fact, they disembowel them
  2. Matt can kill opossums
  3. Raccoons decapitate chickens (more…)