Jeff Poppen, TheBarefootFarmer

Understanding plants and growth

Biochemistry by jeffpoppen, barefootfarmer.org I recently attended an advanced course in biochemistry. You may not want to read any further. On the other hand, if everything in the world can be reduced to a few unreducible elements, let’s try to learn a little about them. N, P, and K are the primary elements farmers fertilize […]

Jeff Poppen, TheBarefootFarmer

My aha moment: discovering life in Winter

I went up to visit my friend Jeff Poppen, better known as ‘The Barefoot Farmer’ at his farm. I wanted to make bread with him and ask him about the soil; what’s happening with it now, that it’s winter. It was a lovely evening. We caught up with one another, our conversations turn deep pretty […]