Hello from the Northeastern US.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ReadyYankee, Mar 30, 2014.


  1. ReadyYankee

    ReadyYankee Monkey

    Thank you for having me on the forum.

    I'm in Upstate New York and I spend a fair amount of time throughout New England as well. I'm a backpacker, hunter and sport fly fisherman. I'm also a microfarmer, an historian, a writer and photographer. My prepping interests are in microfarming and homesteading, as well as wilderness survival.
     
  2. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    Welcome to the Monkey Tree ReadyYankee! Lots of great folks here as well as information.
     
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  3. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    Welcome to the Monkey... have a look around and participate in the forum.... glad to have another fisherman amongst us!!!
     
  4. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Welcome aboard
     
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  5. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Monkey

    Great intro! Welcome from out West!!
     
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  6. cjsloane

    cjsloane Monkey

    What are you "microfarming?"
     
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  7. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    Greetings from down south (NC).
     
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  8. ColtCarbine

    ColtCarbine Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Greetings from the west coast..

    Welcome to the jungle, some of the animals here aren't as evolved as others.
     
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  9. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    [sarca]
    "What are you micro farming?"Really little plants.....
     
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  10. ReadyYankee

    ReadyYankee Monkey

    Thanks guys!

    Really little plants, tended to by gnome migrant workers.

    Yeah, I can't win. Wherever I grew up such "smaller" farms were called gentlemen's farms, and no one knew what that meant. Hobby farm makes it sounds just like that. So it's either a "microfarm" or "big ass garden." I have a considerable spread this weekend I'm visiting a few places to learn more about hydroponics. And I want to have a greenhouse by next spring, right now I've been placing my seedlings in makeshift greenhouses made from old fish tanks.

    My spread is all organic, no chemicals (though I do keep some fertilizer in storage).

    And I raise chickens.

    Well, wherever we are, we are all works in progress. ;)
     
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  11. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    You might want to do a search box request for "aqua-ponics" , a twist on your hydroponics, and several folks on here have started their own systems. @Seacowboys, would be a good one to talk to about it. He has done quite well with his, by the sound of it.
     
  12. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Welcome aboard.
     
  13. GOG

    GOG Monkey++

    Welcome here.

    Thank goodness you're not in NYC. Upstate New York is almost like America. ;)
     
  14. ReadyYankee

    ReadyYankee Monkey

    Almost. ;)

    I'm of old Dutch heritage, so I'm as American as apple pie and as New York as crullers.
     
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  15. smithcp2002

    smithcp2002 Monkey+ Site Supporter++

    Welcome, hang on and take it all in.
     
  16. -06

    -06 Monkey+++

    Howdy Ready, another N.C. welcome to you. I know what micro farming is--yep, sho du----it is whar U git all dat lettle corn what goes in dat rabbit food fer restaurants--U know, what that stale bread chunks go with---LOL.
     
  17. Gold and Silver Online

    Gold and Silver Online On Hiatus Banned

    it is a great hub of lot of information as well as fun.
     
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