Finding a Tribe in the Living River

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Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) split level view of annual spawning run, Adams River, British Columbia, Canada, October 20 Oct 2010, British Columbia, Canada — Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) split level view of annual spawning run, Adams River, British Columbia, Canada, October — Image by © Todd Mintz/Nature Picture Library/Corbis

An oddly set allegory and truth and a veiled business strategy

Once farmers adapted to rivers and prospered for thousands of years. In later times farmers and communities adapted rivers to humanity and prospered for 50 years followed by a steady decline. Farming adapted better ways to control rivers more, to control soils, and to control and dominate ecosystems. Cascades of effect made farming industrial and in-humane and destroyed the lives of family farmers and the economies and social systems of farming communities. Let me tell a story, an allegory and a reality of the living river and the farmer.

This story is the convenient allegory, of the entrepreneur finding and nurturing a tribe in a venture of…

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