Keeping chickens in serious winter conditions is possible in many different ways. And it is rewarding! 4 Local chicken keepers in Alberta, Canada share how they keep chickens in serious cold weather. All 4 have different methods but do it successfully. Even if your winters are not as cold, you will not want to miss […]
Sure, in zone 3 climate, with temperatures going down to -40, we do need a heating system in place. But with good insulation (top thing #1) and lots of thermal mass (top thing #2) it turns out to be more like a back up heating that is needed for winter vegetable growing. Are you surprised?
There are many ways to garden. Especially for beginner gardeners, we would recommend one of the easy and effective no till methods. Depending on your needs and resources you can go for a Lasagne Garden, ‘Back to Eden’ Gardening, or a Square Foot Garden. And have fun doing it, enjoy what is growing and learn […]
Apfelrotkohl (Red Cabbage with Apples) is a favourite side dish of ours. It is a traditional German recipe. We like to grow our own red cabbage and prepare the dish once the cabbage is harvested and there are lots of apples to go with it, too. Then I freeze it and it is all ready […]
These lazy cabbage rolls are without tomato sauce. We like it this way, and it kind of distinguishes the dish from the real cabbage rolls more. The dish has its very own taste to it. Super yummy! We like lazy cabbage rolls served with mashed potatoes.
For centuries people have grown wholesome food, made meals out of it, and fed their families. Today so many have lost the ability. Following these simple steps to feed a family on a tight budget you will not only save money and eat well but also be healthier.