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Hey all! Firstly; no, despite living in Mi's upper peninsula for the past ten years I don't have a yooper accent. I'm twenty four, grew up with a farmy lifestyle and still living with my family because I love it and don't want to leave. Currently building myself a cob studio on my parent's land. Love everything to do with permie (had to browse every thread here so it took me awhile to sign up! . I joined because I've been feeling so excited and full of potential and life, with spring blooming around me here on the farm.... and because I got bored researching composting bucket toilet systems, haha! Seriously though, feeling like I have it all right now, with family, farm, critters and gardens--just lacking friends to share in my excitement (because 'normal' people just don't seem to get excited about composting bucket toilets... heehee! ) Looking forward to hanging out here and sharing more about the projects that have me so excited!
 
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Welcome Mary! glad to have you in our little permies family! and looking forward to hearing all that you have to share.
 
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welcome to permies Mary

just remember one thing an older gentleman shared with my wife and I

being a yoouper is not being born here, its in your heart and how you live your life up here [not like below the Big Mack]

wen we travel we tell people we are not from Michigan,we are from the Keweenaw [lots of strange looks]

Mike
 
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HELLO MARY

Nice to hear from you.

Our group of cooperative farmers and herdsfolk are on a 853 acre farm and golf course on the Garden Peninsula.
Anything we can do to help?

bill

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