The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Pig pasture clearing

cutting down really big trees

We cleared some space for the future pig pasture today.

Anna counted the rings and figured out she's the same age as this tulip-tree.

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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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If you ever need to find what to do with the sow's ear, I think it will come natural for you both to make a silk purse. In your fantastic pictures, your avian aqua misers, and your fertile ground, that proves to be what you do best.
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