For several years I made yoghurt using a thermos and commercial yoghurt packets. Then I started using powdered milk instead, which was cheaper and just as easy. And then we got Bella our house cow, so I started using real milk, not as easy, but more nutritious and just as tasty. Bella won’t give us […]
I grew up on fresh milk. From the cow to the glass. Papa taught me to milk before I was 7 years old. Betsy, the jersey milk cow was the first cow I milked. Who knew there was a best milk for the body? I took for granted the goodness of raw, organic milk in […]
Ditch the McDonald’s or Starbucks coffees and make your own homemade pumpkin coffee creamer at home!
If you are wanting to teach your children (or other adults for that matter) how to milk an animal but don’t want to stress your animal or “churn butter in the utter,” take a look at this inexpensive method to teach them. Even if you don’t have an animal lactating at the moment, they can […]
Raw milk is confusing. I only realised that after we got our house cow Bella. And found that we couldn’t even share her milk. I didn’t know raw milk was such a big deal. Here’s my review of the Raw Milk Answer Book.
As part of the growth of our little farm, we are preparing to add three goats to our menagerie in the spring. To make sure we are ready for this next step, I have been busily taking all of the goat related classes I can find, and reading up on goats and their care.