January 2011 - Farmland LP

  • Oil and Food Prices

    Several years ago National Geographic magazine published an article on oil that included a stunning photo of mature steer and the barrels of oil needed to grow an animal to that size.  I recently went looking for that picture, found it, and post it here because it hasn’t lost its impact or relevance one bit. […]
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  • Local Grains

    I have been visiting A2R Farms outside of Corvallis Oregon all year.  They are a former conventional grass seed farm transitioning to organic seed crops, primarily for local distribution.  I watched as they planted the fields and as the crops grew—flax, chick peas, sunflowers and wheat.  And as harvest season approached I looked over at the […]
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