For the last few years we have been growing Jerusalem Artichokes at our homestead and I have to say they have been such a gratifying crop for us for many reasons. In this blog post I have listed 10 things you might not know about Jerusalem Artichokes and you will find out why I think […]
Keeping chickens healthy requires vigilance and a fair amount of natural preventives. I call my three favorite the ‘Holistic Trinity’. Keep reading to find out what they are and how they can help keep your chickens healthy…naturally.
This is not only a frugal recipe for dog treats it’s healthy too and your dog will thank you in lots of kisses or at least tail wagging I promise! If you know a home brewer then you are in business because I have never met a home brewer who would not share his or […]
Did you know it’s not salt that’s actually bad for you? And there are more types available than the table salt seen on store shelves?
Soil is teeming with life – earthworms and centipedes, fungi and bacteria, and so much more. One type of bacteria, Mycobacterium vaccae (M. vaccae), is particularly fascinating. M. vacae is especially abundant in soils rich in moist, organic matter. When we work in the soil, we breath it in. And we ingest it when we […]
“Leave your drugs in the chemist’ s pot if you can heal the patient with food.” –Hippocrates