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

St Paul Builders closing soon

Cutting plywood with a fork lift.

The place we get local lumber is going to be closing in a couple months.

I'm sad to see them go. They custom cut our plywood at no extra cost with a smile.



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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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Lowes has always cut lumber to my specifications at no cost. That even includes polycarbonate sheets that I used to make my cold frame.
Comment by Nayan Sun Jan 8 09:11:33 2017
One more small mom and pop business lost to the big box store...:(
Comment by Eric Tue Jan 10 16:58:30 2017





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