You thought the snow and subzero temperatures were rough on you! See photos showing how farmers and their animals were affected by the unprecedented cold snap.
This week's snow and subzero temperatures put stress on farmers and their animals, but there could be a sweet upside to the cold snap.
Even though they sport fluffy down coats, chickens don't like the cold! Here are four tips to boost your birds' health and comfort during the winter months.
We had a blast this year speaking with researchers, visiting farms and eating great food. In this week's podcast, we take a look back at highlights from 2013.
Sure, persimmon pudding is the traditional way to enjoy this wild fall delicacy. But why not turn your persimmons into jam and enjoy them through the spring!
Wet winter weather means wheat forecasts are looking up.
Come in and warm up with this hearty, leaf-loaded stew.
While it's normal for chickens to take a break from laying this time of year, there are other factors that may be reducing the number of eggs you're getting.
In a recipe season inundated with roasted roots and tubers, try something fresh!
Warm up with this legume filled soup that promises to keep your belly (and wallet) full!
Keep your birds warm and healthy through the cold months.
Our three backyard chicken farmers are back to talk about preparing your birds for winter. In the kitchen, two adult recipes -- martini and drunken watermelon.
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.
How to make tasty soup out of an old family favorite.
Quinoa is a complete protein that is high in iron and dietary fiber. Throw some leftover turkey into a pot for a tasty and nutrient-rich soup.
Stephanie Solomon is back to update us on the greens growing in the hoop house. Then in the kitchen, Chef Daniel Orr makes dishes using sunchokes and spinach.
Winter farmers' markets have increased nationwide in the past two years, bringing more local and fresh produce no matter the season.
Celebrate the cold weather by making a soup with some seasonal ingredients: parsnips and sweet potato leaves.
Will my chickens be warm enough in the winter? Sure, as long as they have a dry coop that is well ventilated and plenty of food and water to drink.
It happens in the best of coops: lice and mite infestations. But there are some things you can do to prevent and get rid of these pesky critters.