Podcast #163 – Producing, Not Just Consuming

As we adjust to the reality that our nation might actually choose to go over the “fiscal cliff,” Amanda and I ponder the steps we’re taking to make ourselves more resilient and less subject to the money economy.

Amanda and I both are working to learn to play music. I know I’m prejudiced, but I think she’s getting quite good on the dulcimer.

For us, it’s a process of subsistence, producing more of what we need right here on the farm. We look at the basic human needs of air, water, food, shelter, clothing, and what we loosely call entertainment, and we consider in each case the ways in which we’re working (or not working) to produce them here at home.

Listen – 24:34

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