The Joy of Hobby Farming

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In the meantime, we are still having too much fun in our homegrown studio!

Another week devoted to irreverent silliness and more farming and homegrown (literally) information. Brian Hennessy of Lusscroft Farm popped into the studio to talk about their annual Medicine Wheel garden celebration — a weekend of art, gardening, music, poetry, dancing and more.

GD Heather called in from the greater DC area and talked about Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment and a fun make-your-own rain barrel workshop.

We talked to author Mike Levatino about his book, The Joy of Hobby Farming and his hobby farm, Ted’s Last Stand. They named their farmstead after their first chicken/rooster that was a fox casualty.

Watch Mike’s hilarious and informative video about one of his ornery roosters, Lester Zamboni Lagana.

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33 comments

Suzanne L.

Interesting but personally I wouldn't want to deal with a 'floggin' type rooster. If I had a hobby farm I'd probably focus on crops.

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson4 years ago

I love to eat things I grow myself! I also enjoy sharing if we have too much!

Spoorthi B.
Spoorthi BS4 years ago

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Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener5 years ago

Joy indeed!

carlee trent
carlee trent5 years ago

noted

Jennifer C.
Past Member 5 years ago

Thank you.

Delanee Ramdon
.5 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Ann F.
Ann F.5 years ago

thanks

Ke T.
Ke T.5 years ago

That's an aggressive rooster, but it does add to his character. My grandmother (that has been having chickens around before I was born) never had any fiery tempered ones (or maybe I never got close enough?).

Lika S.
Lika S.5 years ago

Cool, thanks.