Added by on 2016-06-23

Pa Mac clears more land for farming & gardening, showing some differences between clearing land today and what many settlers of the 1800’s dealt with. Be sure and subscribe to the Farm Hand’s Companion channel to keep up with the progress as Pa Mac takes an undeveloped piece of property and turns it into a small subsistence farm. Watch for new episodes regularly. (As long as Pa Mac’s alive and kicking, he’s most assuredly farming and filming!) Also visit to find articles, posts, and encouragement for today’s self-sufficient farm. Video Rating: / 5 With the advent of indoor vertical farming technology high yield farms can now be located wherever large volumes of meals are prepared each day (Hospitals, College/Corporate Campuses and Military Basses) and a grocery store distribution centers. These Farms grow 24/7 and can be harvested 365 days a year. Learn how Green Sense Farms the largest indoor vertical farm is building a global network of Farms and disrupting produce distribution. Robert Colangelo is an environmental entrepreneur who founded several leading organizations that include: Environmental Planning Group, American Business Center Nizhnevartovsk, Siberia, Russia, Brownfield Development LLC, Environomics Communications, Brownfield News magazine, The National Brownfield Association, The Surplus Property Roundtable, Green Sense radio show and Green Sense Farms, LLC. Mr. Colangelo is recognized as a national expert and an authoritative source on indoor vertical farming, brownfield redevelopment and sustainability; he is the author of several books and numerous articles on the subject and is the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Green Sense. He has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs and been quoted in newspapers and magazines. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at Video Rating: / 5 Related […]

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  • Joseph Lathrop 4 years ago

    Have to say I Love your Sence of Humor with the Videos

  • Eric Newby 4 years ago

    Clever video! Im currently clearing much our 51 acres but I've employed a company to use a forestry mulcher for much of the work!

  • Fortners Frontier Leather 4 years ago

    Im gonna be doing this real soon. My wife and I are about to build a little off-grid homestead in North Alabama. I got a lot of work ahead of me. Love all of your videos!!

  • Hot Iron Art 4 years ago

    great video

  • lunerwerewolf 4 years ago

    it wouldn't have been that kind of a mess back then. everyone seems to think this land was an empty wild mess when Europeans landed here. It wasn't! my ancestors maintained foot trails and paths. our societies thrived in harmony with the earth.

  • Bruce Gregory 4 years ago

    Great stuff.  I really like the text-only presentation.

  • B Kidd 4 years ago

    I come from a long line of farmers on both sides, unfortunately my Parents moved from the hills and hollars of West Virginia to Ohio after WWII to follow work. My Dad was a bricklayer. Farming never left their blood as we had a few acres and raised cattle, three head at the most, chickens and a nice garden with plenty of canning going on in the fall. I too feel a connection with the past, in fact I long for it. I've watched your videos probably twice each and have had my wife and kids watch them too. They are a treat and brief glimpse into the past. Please keep them coming!   

  • LINDA BROWN 4 years ago

    This is the second video I have watched of yours and I decided to subscribe.  I love the history you include.

  • Bush Ninja 4 years ago

    I am going to do this at some point. Unfortunately I need to get a real job first so I can afford the land. Anyway, I'm thinking about inoculating stumps with mushrooms. I would have to cover the stumps with something though because the fungus doesn't like light (although mushrooms will have vitamin d in them if exposed to ultra violet light). It would be harder on pines since there are not very many edible mushrooms that grow on them. Maybe if I took out the sap in the spring before chopping off the tops. I imagine a lot of stuff there would need to be fully decomposed, inoculating a stump would speed up that process because the fungi will spread thru the root system.

  • Daniel Wilson 4 years ago

    I love your videos! 🙂 Thank you very inspirational;for my own ideas ! ;)

  • Tonto Basin 4 years ago

    Great video. I laughed out lout with the bicycle scene. :)

  • indez23 4 years ago

    I love this stuff ! Great work ! (Happy Easter !)

  • L Sim 4 years ago

    You're hilarious to watch, an absolute joy. Making instructional videos all fun 'n stuff…!

  • Watch Ryder 4 years ago

    Tannerite and a good high-velocity firearm will take care of your stumpy issues. :)

  • extde 4 years ago

    I would suggest another way.
    Start removing underbush. It will take time, so big trees will grow a little bit – this will be your profit.
    Then cut the trees after you finished with bush. Cut trees on winter time!
    Then remove stumps and plow same or next year.
    Otherwise bushes will take all the space you cleared.

    Your graduated forestry engineer.

    P.S. Chip the bush then use chips for heating your house.

  • Nick G 4 years ago

    I really enjoyed this!

  • Eric Jurgens 4 years ago

    You make me laugh, and learn. I can think of no higher complement to give you.

  • farmhandscompanion 4 years ago

    Well hello there Danny!
    Thanks for the good word.
    I don't have a chipper or GMO seedcorn(a chippers a bit too expensive for the value I'd get back from it)and I've already got lots of rotten trees here and there.As for my permaculture food forest I've had a bumper crop year of muscadines, hickory nuts, and squirrels.But be sure and write me back in 10 yrs with an update on your food forest, hugelkultur, and branch chippin!I look forward to hearing from you, and thanks for watchin!
    Pa Mac

  • mrwombat24 4 years ago

    Instead of burning off the trees and branches, you should chip them and use them as mulch, or bury them in a hugelkultur and let them break down to build the soil. Also, if you're going to be clearing that many trees, please PLEASE don't use the land to grow gmo corn…Consider growing a permaculture food forest instead.