It's a mini excavator. They're not cheap but they're less expensive than I thought: Machinery Trader
The permie formerly known as "Mike Jay"
"Hundreds of years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in or the type of car I drove... But the world may be different because I did something so bafflingly crazy that it becomes a tourist destination"
Joshua Myrvaagnes wrote:
...your partner is playing Farmville and you ask if she's factory farming or has her animals free range.
And then when she says they're all free range and have no fences, you ask how they're not getting eaten by coyotes.
Coyotes are hacking into your farm right as we speak and programming a way to eat your chickens!!!
ok apparently you feed your sheep tomatoes in Farmville. I guess during the peak of the wool industry all those depleted fields in New England were filled with tomatoes and historians just don't know it. The things you can learn from technology!
Connected or reconnected. Fit with the right cycles and in the right season. Nourished and nurtured with natural energy. Aware of place and part.
You are a permie when friend asks for a recipe and you realize that they can't make it the same way you do because several of the ingredients are from your garden and can't be found in any of the stores.
Your neighbours think you’ve created the street biggest eyesore because your entire yard is now knee-high in tonnes of free arborist-dumped mulch. You want to leave an additional mountain of arborist chips up to the sidewalk to create next year’s compost but you already anticipate the death stares, gossip and complaints of your neighbours.