It’s cool to be on the receiving end of some good press instead of publishing it. Check out this write up featuring my farm by the City of Frederick.
Rosemont is doing it right and we’re looking forward to the day when the rest of the world catches up.
That world is still stuck in the old paradigm of thoughtless consumerism. The original definition of consumer is “one who destroys, or expends by use; devours, spends wastefully.” We would need 7 more planet Earths if everyone consumed at the rate of an average American. Bringing the same idea closer to our food system, it has been estimated that the true social and environmental cost of a hamburger when the forest has been cleared to create pastureland for grazing cattle is two hundred dollars.
Anyone who has puzzled their hydroponics systems from a maze of reservoirs and pipes into existence has learned about water flow. Here’s a quick little brain teaser to put that knowledge to the test. I’ll put a bonus question at the bottom of this post too if this one is too easy, and a quick little summary of what we’ve been up to at Rosemont.
Those of you on the email list (free!) know I ran a logo design contest through a website called 99 Designs for my farm. While I really like the logo and am excited to finally announce it (below), I’m a little luke-warm on the service. If you’re on my email list, feel free to shoot me an email and I’ll try to do my best to explain whether or not it’s right for you and I’ll even give you a link that will get you a free promo if you want to try it yourself. This article is less farming, and more branding, so keep reading to find out: