by Nate Nate

Adaptive Planting Techniques

Adaptive garden seed planting techniques to productively overcome physical limitations. Small seeds can be difficult to plant and space accurately in a garden, especially for those with arthritis, loss of motor skills, and injuries to their hands. There are a number of options available to overcome these challenges and to precisely plant seeds in picture-perfect […]

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by Nate Nate

Adaptive Garden Tools (Part 1)

Adaptive garden tools to productively overcome physical limitations. Fresh air, sunshine, and getting your hands dirty while gardening is therapeutic and a fantastic way to boost mental health and physical well-being. Gardening can save you money, it can provide food security, and it can provide loads of vitamin-rich food to keep your family healthy. Studies […]

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by Ned Stoller Ned Stoller

Not So Lazy Days of Summer


The work of a farmer is never over, but there are certainly seasons that are more or less busy. Now that the frenzy of preparing soil and planting is behind us, the month of July can allow just a little bit of a breather while we wait and pray for a good harvest.

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by Ned Stoller Ned Stoller

Disability is:

  • A condition (such as an illness, injury or something you were born with) that hinders or limits a person’s physical, mental or spiritual abilities
  • The condition of being unable to do some things in a ‘normal’ way.
  • Something we might need to accept as a permanent condition
  • Sometimes partial and sometimes total

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by Ned Stoller Ned Stoller

Find A Trade That Matches Your Abilities

Ladder on semi truck trailer so workers can climb easier.

Is it reasonable for a person with severe visual impairments to operate high-tolerance machines to manufacture parts with a lathe and mill?  Would that be a good recommendation?

 

Skilled tradesmen with disabling conditions can search for the best and worst trades for their specific abilities.  The O*NET program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.

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