How many factory farms are in your state and/or county? I looked up Douglas County in Oregon, where we live. There are NO factory farms here. Unbelievable! That’s our claim to fame. I think we should put it up on billboards! Check out your area; I hope you fare just as well.
Meet our second milking doe, Honey. This post is on my personal blog, Such Treasures. I also share lessons I’ve learned from having milked two does on this dairy goat adventure (for what it’s worth). Having two is really a good assessment tool! Honey gave us almost 4 cups of milk this morning and it is delicious. Our first doe, Belle, gave us 1-3/4 cups – her yield increases slightly each day, which is encouraging.
How to Sneak Liver Onto Your Family’s Dinner Table. I’m going to try one of these suggestions, maybe today in our chili! Make sure your livers are from naturally raised animals – this is very important, as the liver collects toxins otherwise. If the animal is healthfully raised in its natural environment, that is the only type of liver you want to consume.
Mind the Microwave in May. Your invitation to join a great challenge, sponsored by Katie of Kitchen Stewardship (who also wrote those sneaky liver tips) to reduce microwave usage during the month of May. She’s also put up 10 tips for avoiding the microwave and how to reheat leftovers withOUT the microwave. (Here are my tips for how to reheat foods without the microwave.)
Enjoy the reading!