I’m not sure these little guys would be allowed in Beverly Hills (not to mention by my boyfriend) but they sure are beautiful little creatures! Maybe they’ll work for you…- Jacq From Mother Earth News Interview by Troy Griepentrog Miniature cows cost $1,800 to $3,500 depending on the size, markings and color. (A good standard Jersey […]
By Nicole Pajer Making your own homemade dog treats can be a fun reward for you dog. There are many benefits to making your own dog treats at home. • Control what goes into the recipe. You can ensure that your pet is getting a nutritious and wholesome snack. You can also tailor your dog […]
I love the blog Fresh Eggs Daily. Their motto is “Inspiring others to live a simple, natural, wonderful farm life”. There are so many great detailed articles on the site covering not only chicken care, but also crafts, recipes and DIY projects. Here’s one on how to keep your chickens cool…Jacq Doing all you can […]
Check out this formula for a great natural cleaning spray. It works on more than just coops too! Fresh Eggs Daily: Homemade Orange Peel White Vinegar Coop Cleaner.
We are starting with a traditional organic vegetable garden and a pair of chickens but maybe there will be home grown fish in our future. Who knows? Check out this Georgian family’s adventures in “Aquaponics”. It is the merging of Aquaculture (fish farming) and Hydroponics (growing plants without soil) in a recirculating environment. Read more… -JK Aquaponics? What’s […]
Looking for reasons to start keeping chickens of your very own? Check out this list from urbanchickens.org, a great resource for all your fowl questions!-JK Why Keep Backyard Chickens? 1. You can be a food producer! The local food movement is flourishing, and by keeping backyard chickens you can take pride in being a food […]