5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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On Diversity

03/08/2014

Diversity is a very favorite word for our generation, unlike for the generations of the past. They were amazed by standardization and by one-size fits all principles. Any customer could have a car painted any color that he wanted so long as it was black. That sure was efficient and efficiency was the principle upon which a civilization of industrialization was based. In that era, the fittest survived. But is this the principle by which we should move forward? If calculated efficiency is what we are…

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Meet ... Anelia Nikolova

01/04/2014

What is your name? Anelia Nikolova   Where are you from? Sofia   What is your occupation? Philologist   Which are your favorite products from farmhopping? The buffalo flat sausage is my personal favorite.   Why did you choose farmhopping? Because the products are grown in farms which normally have no access to the regular market and their products are much better than the ones you find in the big chains.   What more would you like…

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MY FAMILY`S EASTER

22/04/2013

This year Easter is unusually late in the year, on May 5th. This of course does not stop me from writing about it unusually early, starting this Monday and ending we will see when, ho! It`s just that there is so much to say about Easter… I personally love this holiday, so does everyone here on farmhopping`s team. I can think of like a million reasons as this blessed day has always had special family value for me. On one hand, it’s the family gathering, Christmassy moment. Yes, we could use more of those…

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Infographic: How Much Backyard Do You Need To Live Off The Land?

11/01/2013

The idea of becoming self-sufficient is really great, but exactly how much land would you need to be able to sustainably grow enough food for your family? More and more people are turning away from grocery stores in favor of their own back yard. Assuming a family of four, here are the land requirements to sustain yourself for one year.    

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THIS CHRISTMAS LESS IS MORE

14/12/2012

Most likely you've seen it all by now. Year after year, the holiday seasons strikes and people start running around streets and malls like hamsters in wheels. Wasting time and energy, so much energy, in what at the time seems like the most important thing in the whole wide world. Presents. A multibillion dollar industry which has twisted our perception about Christmas. And instead of being all about people, it becomes all about stuff. Another crazy round of spending money we don't have on things we don't…

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