Tisuŋ ni taba: friendship bracelets

In early January, we had our first meeting of the new year. There is a core group of girls that attend and it was these girls that attended this meeting. Early on, when we first started mid-2016, some expressed limiting the attendance to those who are committed and I think this has naturally happened. It…

CA Series Entry 1: Conservation Agriculture Principles

Sorry for the delay in getting the series going! Let’s dive in. There are four principles or ‘non-negotiables’ of conservation agriculture (CA): 1. Minimal soil disturbance (no till – minimum tillage) 2. Residue retention / crop cover 3. Crop rotation 4. Agroforestry Doing 1-3 equates to conservation farming and doing 1-4 to conservation agriculture. Other…