How to Build a Vermicompost Bin: Cheap and Easy Worm Castings

Over the last few years we’ve been hearing great things about vermicast (i.e. worm manure). And when farmers are talking up one kind of shit over all the other types of shit they have access to, we’ll it’s time to listen up — cause farmers know their shit.  What makes worm castings so special — …

Transitioning to a Regenerative Farm: On Developing Water Infiltration, Retention and Management

For farmers on the Canadian prairies, water is precious as gold.  With an average precipitation of 300 mm (12 inches) water resources are tight on a normal year. But weather is rarely normal and recent years at Prairie Son Acres have been on the dry side of the scale, leaving us searching for ways to …

Transitioning to a Regenerative Farm: The First Three Years and the Mid-Transition Hump

Change is hard. Uncertainty can be stifling. And there is always risk in the unknown. So when we at Prairie Son Acres, a 4th generation family farm in central Saskatchewan, Canada, decided to transition from a conventional farm to a regenerative one it felt like a big deal.  Prairie Son Acres (https://www.prairiesonacres.com) is an 11,000 …