Commitment is a value that's frequently overlooked and taken for granted in our fast paced modern world, but its O.N.E. value that is very important, dare I say it strikes at the very core of what Ozarks Neighborly Exchange is all about - commitment to helping each other and by extension the community we live in. In contrast to activities elsewhere that are the focal points for major change in the world, the slow pace of life on our community and neighborhoods allow us more time to relate on a Read more...
From Kansas City Star Missouri voters will be asked on Aug. 5 to enshrine the right of the state’s citizens “to engage in agricultural production and ranching practices,” something they’ve been doing since settlers first inhabited the land. The uninitiated voter reading that ballot language will understandably be confused. Is farming in Missouri in trouble? It is not. Agriculture in Missouri is a profitable industry. Amendment 1 is a concerted effort to shield factory farms Read more...
No matter where you are in the world, there are certain values and basic human needs that we all share. Food, shelter, water, comradery, and love are some of those things. When we get to know our neighbors on a personal level we begin to care for one another and we can help each other not only survive, but thrive in life! As a member of Ozarks Neighborly Exchange, you become part of a tight community, part of a tribe of people who care for one another and thrive together. There are many perks Read more...
Beekeeping has been done for centuries in Europe and it can be a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. In the United States and worldwide, the primary methods used are stressful and harmful to the bees. The hive is dismantled and their living spaces can be destroyed in the process. Thankfully, there is another way! We recently learned about the traditional Russian log hive method from our local expert, Dr. Leo Sharashkin. Leo is one of our neighbors here in the Ozarks and he has a passion Read more...
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