I know that it's been a question in the community about whether having a curated blog reflects the intention of a flat structure for farmhack. I just wanted to weigh in on the side of having a blog for the community. A curated space allows the community leadership (even within a flat structure) to provide suggestions about where the community might look for inspiration, etc. This is a natural outgrowth of community members taking on different roles for themselves within a self-regulating community. As long as the blog is a platform that is open to those who wish to step in to contribute, I see no conflict in returning it to the site and I think that it's an asset for the community.
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