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A few cool ideas via Jordan Marr on the SAEA mailing list.

-an audio clip of some interviews with experts about cover cropping on a
small scale
-a nifty auto-bucket filler
-a smart way to cure garlic
-a rocket stove-type greenhouse heating bench
-a skookum mobile chicken coop

This chicken coop looked pretty crazy to me:

Uruk-hai proof Chicken Coop

Apparently it’s fairly windproof. Whether it’s a hurricane-proof chicken coop…I don’t know. It seems like that roof would rip off…which I guess might be a good thing if the coop costs more than your chickens did.