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August 24, 2014

 

Ripening Blueberries

Summer Berry Picking: Blueberries

Of all my u-pick berry adventures this summer, I most enjoyed picking blueberries. Not only were they tasty to eat, they required less stooping to pick!

August 17, 2014

 

Red raspberries

Summer Berry Picking: Raspberries

Red and gold raspberries are delicious right now, but blackberries aren't ripe enough yet at the u-pick farm The Extraordinary Berry.

August 10, 2014

 

U-Pick Strawberries

Summer Berry Picking: Strawberries

Strawberry picking, though delicious, is tougher than you might think! I used some of my harvest to make Strawberry Chia Jam.

August 6, 2014

 

Farmer John Schweiser

Farmers On The Prairie Work Through Modern Day Dust Bowl

While big swathes of the Great Plains have partially recovered from the extreme 2012 drought, some sections are still desperately dry.

July 22, 2014

 

hen in her coop with egg

Why Isn’t My Hen Laying Eggs?

There are many things that can cause a hen to stop laying eggs, from the weather to an illness. Here are the most common problems to help you troubleshoot.

August 19, 2013

 

A bowl of strawberry shortcake sits on a window sill

Vegan Strawberry Shortcake With Cashew Cream

Round out the dog days of summer with this dairy-free take on a back-porch classic.

June 24, 2013

Raw Rules! 

A plate of spring rolls alongside a bowl of peanut dip

Summer Salad Rolls For Raw Veggie Lovers

Welcome summer with these refreshing salad rolls -- perfect for potlucks and cookouts!

June 21, 2013

Conflict Resolution 

Hens separated by a fence

Six Tips To Successfully Add New Birds To The Flock

The getting-to-know-you process can be tricky for chickens. Here are tips for integrating new birds into your existing flock.

September 29, 2012

Conditions In The Coop 

chicken laying an egg

Backyard Chicken Farmers, Part 3: Too Hot, Too Cold

Our three backyard chicken experts talk about how difficult the hot hot summer was on their birds, and they give tips for helping your flock survive the winter.

August 30, 2012

En Guete! 

rosti with berries arrugula and other garnish

Swiss-Style Breakfast Potatoes: Rösti

A Swiss staple, rösti is easily made vegan and goes well with just about anything.

July 9, 2012

Grocery Store Genetics 

A pile of tomatoes stacked like building blocks at a grocery store.

For Tomatoes, There’s More Than Meets The Eye

A study shows industrial tomatoes' perfectly red cast is linked to reduced flavor. Just another reason to patronize your local farmers market this weekend.

July 6, 2012

Hot And Dry 

droughtriver

Indiana’s Drought Could Be The Worst In 30 Years

Purdue experts say they do not know how long Indiana's drought will last.

July 3, 2012

 

arepas on verdigris tabletop

Farm Fresh Arepas

What do you get when you cross vegetables fresh out of the ground, the veganette, and a Venezuelan favorite? Answer: Dinner that's to die for.

July 2, 2012

Ice Cold! 

Close up chicken flock thirsty water

Keeping Your Chickens Cool

You think it's hot out? Just imagine if you were covered with feathers! Here are a few tips to help your birds beat the heat.

June 13, 2012

And The Livin' Is Easy 

quinoa salad with basil

Basil Quinoa Summer Cookout Salad

In need of a side to go with that veggie burger? Look no further.

June 12, 2012

Summer Soup 

colorful bell pepper pile

Stuffed Peppers, Part Deux

How to make tasty soup out of an old family favorite.

June 4, 2012

Strawberry Desserts Forever 

bokeh strawberries

Everything To Everyone Strawberry Pound-Cake

Make all your dinner guests happy with this vegan and seasonal dessert.

May 25, 2012

Callin' In Hungry  

lattice crust strawberry rhubarb pie

Personal Day Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

Take the day off and celebrate summer with this vegan strawberry-rhubarb pie. Why not? You deserve it.

March 14, 2012

Underemployed 

worm multitude close-up macro

Put Your Chickens To Work

Learn how to get a little free labor out of your flock. Here's a hint: Sometimes the best move forward is a giant step back.

August 21, 2011

Do It Yourself 

Tomatoes Slices In The Oven

DIY: Sun-Dried Tomatoes

How does one sun-dry tomatoes? Easy - the same way you dry herbs from your garden.

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