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Grow Natural Dyes for Wool Crafts

Grow Natural Dyes for Wool Crafts

You can grow natural dyes for wool in your back yard garden. As farm folks at heart, it’s natural for us to prefer do it yourself projects. The winter often finds us leafing through seed catalogs, planning our gardens for spring and summer. If you also love wool, consider adding some seeds for dye plants […]

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Why Keep the Rooster with Your Flock?

Why Keep the Rooster with Your Flock?

Why would you keep the rooster? The general feeling from most chicken keepers seems to be just the opposite. Rightly so in the case of neighborhood rules, or possibly having small children around. But in many cases, if you keep the rooster, your flock will benefit from a good leader. When you picked up your […]

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Pork Fajitas

Pork Fajitas

This pork fajita recipe looks and tastes restaurant quality, but it’s super quick and easy to make! We absolutely love chicken fajitas and these are just as quick to make. Lean pork, onion, and bell peppers in a simple homemade seasoning. Tuck it all into a warm tortilla with your favorite toppings for the perfect […]

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How to Vermicompost At Home

How to Vermicompost At Home

Add to Favorites Reading Time: 6 minutes By Valarie Rider – Even homesteaders on a tiny urban plot make a lot of waste. Our multi-faceted approach to recycling sends most yard waste through our chickens to start the composting process along with both an outdoor, hot composting system and an indoor worm bin. Most manure for […]

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Southern Squash Casserole

Southern Squash Casserole

A classic Southern Squash Casserole is the perfect way to enjoy the bounty from your summer garden! The cheesy filling is topped with a buttery crumb topping for the ultimate family-friendly side dish recipe. You’re going to love the taste of these vegetables! How to Make Southern Squash Casserole | 1-Minute Video What is a […]

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