Random thoughts and videos - Part 2 - Living off the grid and saving seeds

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"Saving your own seed is the strength of the agricultural system and the ability of people to make it through hard times."

"From the time I was a very young man and my father showed me, took me out into the field and had me put the little seed in the ground, and [brought] me back every day, every day, until it came up ... And when it came up, what I thought at that young tender age was that I was magic. I thought I had the power to actually create life. Now, I really didn't create that seed, but I had, I was part of, my own food chain. And I believed that I could always grow enough food to survive since I was a very young child — not based on the fact that I had done it, but based on the fact my parents taught me I could do it."

"You see, this is why the seed is what we teach our children. And it's a metaphor for civilization in itself. And so when we teach our children to recycle, to save their own seeds, grow their own food, we're really talking to them about an ideal of civilization that's based on self-sufficiency, individual sovereignty, and, actually, freedom." ~ Clifford Middleton

Saving Seeds - YouTube video


"To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his father has acquired too much, in order to spare to others who (or whose fathers) have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate arbitrarily the first principle of association, "to guarantee to everyone a free exercise of his industry and the fruits acquired by it." ~ Thomas Jefferson

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