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About Catholic Rural Solutions

This group is for the practical application of Catholic Distributist teachings as promoted by Pope St. Pius X, Belloc, Chesterton, Maurin and others in the 20th century. This group is also a respite for traditional Catholics who adhere to the Tridentine Rite of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and who share a concern for small independent Catholic communities throughout the world. These communities while primarily small holding farmers, craftsmen and tradesman all espouse an integrated life based on Catholic Social Justice and the Sacred Magisterium of the Church. Through this we intend to inject the Distributist economic principles into the greater society. Please fell free to share your experiences in this vein. Flaming, proselytizing and persecution WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.

Peas on St. Patrick’s Day…?


Peas on St. Patrick’s Day…? As most long-time readers know I’m famous for planting peas in the garden on St. Patrick’s Day. Peas, of course, are a cool weather crop. They are also the first veggie to be planted directly … Continue reading

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Itching to Work the Soil


Itching to Work the Soil With Easter early this year of 2018, that means the Ember Days are similarly early. Ember Days are four separate sets of three days within the same week — specifically, the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday … Continue reading

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Vanishing Resources for the Small-holder and Homesteader


Vanishing Resources for the Small-holder and Homesteader I first became interested in small-holding and small-stock raising back in 1975 when I purchased a book by John Vivian titled, Homesteading. It was an inspiration for me that was something to strive … Continue reading

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Down Home Digest January 26, 2018


Down Home Digest January 26, 2018 It’s been sometime since I gave an update on what’s happening here at Hunny-Bunny Farm. Well, the winter of 2017-18 has come on like gang-busters. Here in New England we had a white Christmas … Continue reading

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The Definition of Stupidity…


It has been said that the definition of stupidity is repeating the same action over and over again expecting different results. Our economic system over the last few decades has been the epitome of just such stupidity. From the 1990’s … Continue reading

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The Insidious Side of the European Migrant Crisis


The Insidious Side of the European Migrant Crisis Since the beginning of the upheaval of North Africa and the Middle East at the very start of the 21st Century there has begun a gradual unfolding of a deliberate social engineering … Continue reading

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Hedging Bets


Hedging Bets In case you’ve not been up on things, most, if not all, almanacs, weather stations, NOAA, and Auntie Bess’s rheumatic big toe are all pointing to a rough winter for 2017 – 18. In preparation, I’ve been inching … Continue reading

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