Resources & Favorite Links

May 20, 2010

Here is a list of resources I’ve found useful, or visit often:

Food & Nutrition:
www.westonaprice.org
www.sustainableeats.com
www.thunderinghooves.net
www.polyfacefarms.com
www.danlac.com

Farming & gardening:
http://wincustomersusa.com/stockman/index.php (The Stockman Grass Farmer)
www.kingcd.org/pro-far-man.htm (King Conservation District Manure Share)
www.journeytoforever.org/farm_library.html
www.journeytoforever.org/farm_library/turner/turnerToC.html (“Fertility Farming” by Newman Turner, 1951)
www.freshthemovie.com
www.growingpower.org
seattletilth.org
www.holderreadfarm.com

Bees:
www.pleasedbees.com (treatment free honey bees)
www.stingmenot.com (poison-free bee removal)
http://www.snoqualmievalleybeekeepers.org/swarm-list/
www.bushfarms.com/bees.htm
www.biobees.com
www.beesource.com/point-of-view/ed-dee-lusby
www.xerces.org/pollinators-pacific-northwest-region
http://hirschbachapiary.com
http://huntersmasonbees.com/index.html
www.psbees.org

Permaculture:
www.permacultureportal.com/index.html
www.themodernhomestead.us

Hand tools:
www.scytheconnection.com
www.scythesupply.com
www.scytheworks.ca
www.crosscutsaw.com

Favorite Groups:
groups.yahoo.com/group/seattleurbanfarmcoop/
health.groups.yahoo.com/group/greaterseattlewapf/
pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Organicbeekeepers/

Soil Samples:
*Ask for Dr. Dettloff’s Midwest BioAg Analysis
Dairyland Labs  http://www.dairylandlabs.com/
217 E. Main Arcadia, WI  54612
608-323-2123

Local distributor for Dr. Paul’s products:
Karova Farm Services
5649 S. Newman Rd. Woodburn, OR  97071
503-851-3397

Acres USA, http://www.acresusa.com/
1-800-355-5313 to request a book catalog

The Biological Farmer by Gary F. Zimmer http://www.acresusa.com/books/closeup.asp?action=search&prodid=1&catid=&pcid=2

Foliar Spray to apply to plants every 2 weeks during the growing season:

2 oz liquid kelp (trace elements)
2 oz liquid fish (protein & phosphorus)
2 oz liquid humates (humic acid – fulvic acid feeds microbes)
2 oz sea salt (which ionizes & increases ergs energy)
2 oz apple cider vinegar (sets frequency for absorption)
1/2 Cup brown sugar or molasses (energy)
Garlic juice (helps discourage rabbits & deer)

1 gallon raw milk

Rain water – fill to make 2 gallons

Local Resources (Puget Sound, WA):
Fungi Perfecti LLC — Paul Stamets mycellium company based in Olympia, WA
http://www.fungi.com/

Azure Standard — Bulk foods & supplies, a source of kelp & humates http://www.azurestandard.com/

Concentrates Inc. —  a source of kelp,  humates & organic animal feed in Portland, OR http://www.concentratesnw.com/

http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/ — Organic & wildcrafted herbs, Eugene, OR

http://www.herbmentor.com/