Dehydrating – storing your bounty!

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136    Ever grow WAY too many fruit or veggies or get carried away at the farmer’s market or a farm stand?  There are multiple ways to preserve an abundance of fruit or veggies – one of our favorites is to dehydrate them.  In this post we’ll show you how to dehydrate strawberries as an example, but […]

Hatching Chicks Naturally – 3 Things You Need

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74    Already have chickens? Then you are ready for the next step – chicks! If not, start with our post on getting started with chickens here.  We suggest starting with pullets (young hens) rather than chicks. Chickens are awesome, and I think very cute, but they simply can’t compete with chicks.  The cuteness of chicks is […]

Dead Zones – why they happen & 11 ways to help!

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16      Dead zones are areas in bodies of water that have so little oxygen that few things can live there.  They can be huge and kill a lot of different species in oceans and lakes.  Read on to learn how that happens and how you can help! What is a Dead Zone? Dead zones are […]