What happened to the “Community of Companions?”: the impact of dripline irrigation on LifeGiving Farm, 2021, part 1, the greenhouse

What happened to the “Community of Companions?”: the impact of dripline irrigation on LifeGiving Farm, 2021, part 1, the greenhouse

We put in a dripline irrigation system, both in the greenhouse beds and with the crops out in the field, and this change has given me much to think about regarding the tradeoffs of new technologies. In this video, you will see: frogs in the greenhouse; a single Delicata squash plant that has stretched out over 30 feet by about 10 feet and at last count has 45 squahes on it, at various stages of development; our usual 13 foot tall Cherokee Longear popcorn plants; lots of cucumbers and peppers, and more. I also raise questions about the tradeoffs of technology, such as plastic drip irrigation lines and even these plastic and steel high tunnel greenhouses themselves.