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Anna throwing rocks from the truck to the Kubota.

A nice action shot of Anna helping throw rocks and enjoying every minute of it.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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back in my poorer days, i used to scour my farm for rocks to fill un ruts in my swampy driveway. here in wv there is no shortage of rocks all over the hillside, creeks, old rockpiles where original owners cleared fields, ect. i hauled them in a cart behind my 4 wheeler. lots of hard work, but free driveway material. now i can travel my driveway all year round, thanks to free rocks. now there is a thin layer of gravel on top to smooth everything out.

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