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This website aims to develop case studies of the development of farming practices and attendant transformations of local ecologies of defined blocks of land. Through these biographies of particular plots of land we are developing localised analyses of the wider historical trends in the political economy/ecology of the Northern Rivers.
Leigh Davison’s Story

Leigh Davison’s Story

By on Jul 1, 2013 in Dharmananda | 0 comments

This is an edited version of a conversation between Leigh Davison, Jo Kijas and Hazel Ferguson on November 7, 2012. It contains reflections on Family background | Engineering and travelling | The environment and agriculture|  Aquarius | Moving to the land | Dharmananda: land history | The landscape | Early history of the Community | Growing food | Dairying |...

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Madreya Das’s Story

By on Jul 1, 2013 in New Govardhana | 0 comments

The story is an edited version of a conversation between Matthew Daniel (Madreya), Hazel Ferguson and Tara Melis, on November 9, 2012. It contains reflections on Arriving at New Govardhana  |  The history of New Govardhana  | The WWOOFing program  | Sources of information  | Approach to growing food  | Self-sufficiency My name is Matthew Daniel, here they call me...

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