An Agrarian Take #4: The Internet

As agrarians, or aspiring agrarians, how much focus should we have on the internet? Should it captivate us, or bore us? The internet as we know it has only existed for around 30 years. And yet it has consumed mankind’s life, like no other invention before it. It distracts man from his day, and his … Continue reading An Agrarian Take #4: The Internet

John Casor, the Inconvenient Truth

Happy New Year GKS readers! Let us start out 2020 with a powerful (but little mentioned) historical fact that changes the *slavery reparations* debate a bit. Who was John Casor? a tobacco field, much like John Casor likely worked John Casor was a Negro indentured servant in early Virginia, likely employed in the tobacco fields. … Continue reading John Casor, the Inconvenient Truth

An Agrarian Take #3: Doc Martin “Work” Boots

This Agrarian Take will be practical, not theoretical. In the summer of 2018, I got a pair of Doc Martin brand works boots for agricultural use. By the beginning of the 2019 garden season, they were rough. Now they are basically trashed. I love Corcoran brand combat boots. Corcorans are well designed, of quality material … Continue reading An Agrarian Take #3: Doc Martin “Work” Boots

Fall 2019 Update: Harvest, Study, and my Upcoming Book Project

Well, it has been almost 3 months since I have posted here. So, here is my Fall 2019 update. Garden season has closed at the homestead. The zucchinis did well, the tomatoes and green beans okay. I harvested my potatoes (both red and white) in mid-August. I got two nice bushels of red potatoes, less … Continue reading Fall 2019 Update: Harvest, Study, and my Upcoming Book Project