KYF #069: Blue Yurt Farms with Erin Kelly

KYF #069: Blue Yurt Farms | Living in a blue yurt on 22 acres in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, they share their homestead with sheep, geese, chickens, pigs and dogs Loki and Eva. Who are they? Mike and Erin from Blue Yurt Farms. And today, you get to meet Erin. She talks about their yurt living experience and advice, as well as homesteading lessons and all about fermented chicken feed. Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/69

Living in a blue yurt on 22 acres in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, they share their homestead with sheep, geese, chickens, pigs and dogs Loki and Eva. Who are they? Mike and Erin from Blue Yurt Farms. And today, you get to meet Erin. She talks about their yurt living experience and advice, as well as homesteading lessons and all about fermented chicken feed. Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

Immune Boosting Tea

Immune Boosting Tea | We focus heavily on our health because, sick or not, animals need feeding and the chores sure don't do themselves. One of my favorite ways to prevent sickness is an immune-boosting tea. Never fear, this tea is tasty, too. It makes your kitchen smell cinnamon-y, and I don't know anyone who doesn't like a good whiff of cinnamon. | GNOWFGLINS.com

We focus heavily on our health because, sick or not, animals need feeding and the chores sure don’t do themselves. One of my favorite ways to prevent sickness is an immune-boosting tea. Never fear, this tea is tasty, too. It makes your kitchen smell cinnamon-y, and I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like a good whiff of cinnamon. [by Tammy Trayer]

Simple and Nourishing Spring Salads

Simple and Nourishing Spring Salads | Spring is the perfect time to gather greens and prepare simple, nourishing salads. Why wait for summer? There are greens to be picked and delectable salads to prepare, even now in April. It's surprising how many varieties of spring salad there actually are! | GNOWFGLINS.com

Spring is the perfect time to gather greens and prepare simple, nourishing salads. Why wait for summer? There are greens to be picked and delectable salads to prepare, even now in April. It’s surprising how many varieties of spring salad there actually are! [by Stacy Karen]

Asparagus Leek Bisque: A Seasonal Soup for Spring

Asparagus Leek Bisque: A Seasonal Soup for Spring | My favorite season has officially arrived: Asparagus Season. Since asparagus takes three years to produce stalks worth eating and then defies any efforts to uproot it, asparagus is a seal in your garden, declaring a desire for a long-term, fruitful relationship. My favorite recipes are the simple ones: easy roasted asparagus, crunchy pickled asparagus, and the bisque I'm sharing with you today -- creamy, delicate, and full of fresh spring flavors. | GNOWFGLINS.com

My favorite season has officially arrived: Asparagus Season. Since asparagus takes three years to produce stalks worth eating and then defies any efforts to uproot it, asparagus is a seal in your garden, declaring a desire for a long-term, fruitful relationship. My favorite recipes are the simple ones: easy roasted asparagus, crunchy pickled asparagus, and the bisque I’m sharing with you today — creamy, delicate, and full of fresh spring flavors. [by Kresha Faber]

The Nourished Kitchen’s Baked Oats with Pistachios, Dried Figs, and Honey {Exclusive Recipe}

What more can you say about a book so gorgeous, so delicious, and so chock-full of traditional cooking farm-to-table recipes -- other than get it now? Oh, but never fear, I think I can find a few more words to tempt you. The book is "The Nourished Kitchen" by Jennifer McGruther, and with a release date of Tues, Apr 15, you are within days of holding your own copy. Plus, you can get pre-order perks if you order by Tues 4/15. See the post for details.

What more can you say about a book so gorgeous, so delicious, and so chock-full of traditional cooking farm-to-table recipes — other than get it now? Oh, but never fear, I think I can find a few more words to tempt you. The book is “The Nourished Kitchen” by Jennifer McGruther, and with a release date of Tues, Apr 15, you are within days of holding your own copy. Plus, you can get pre-order perks if you order by Tues 4/15. See the post for details. [by Wardee Harmon]

KYF #068: Delicious Obsessions with Jessica Espinoza

KYF #068: Delicious Obsessions | She was cooking with her mom by age 3, and thus was born a delicious obsession! Meet Jessica Espinoza, the blogger behind Delicious Obsessions and the eBook "Keeping It Real". From cooking as a child, to coconut everything (she loves it), to healing with food from auto-immune thyroid disease... you'll be inspired by Jessica's story and today's podcast. Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/68

She was cooking with her mom by age 3, and thus was born a delicious obsession! Meet Jessica Espinoza, the blogger behind Delicious Obsessions and the eBook “Keeping It Real”. From cooking as a child, to coconut everything (she loves it), to healing with food from auto-immune thyroid disease… you’ll be inspired by Jessica’s story and today’s podcast. Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

8 Ways to Increase Vitamin D Intake — Naturally!

8 Ways to Increase Your Vitamin D Intake Naturally | Coming out of the long, dark months, many of us may have a slight vitamin D deficiency. Our bodies need Vitamin D to function at our best. It increases bone health and helps the nervous system. Deficiencies have been linked to high blood pressure and even cancer. When I recently found myself vitamin D deficient, I increased my daily dose naturally. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Coming out of the long, dark months, many of us may have a slight vitamin D deficiency. Our bodies need Vitamin D to function at our best. It increases bone health and helps the nervous system. Deficiencies have been linked to high blood pressure and even cancer. When I recently found myself vitamin D deficient, I increased my daily dose naturally. [by Katie Baldridge]

KYF #067: The Urban Farm with Greg Peterson

KYF #067: The Urban Farm with Greg Peterson | For the last 25 years, Greg Peterson has been urban farming on 1/3 acre city lot in Phoenix, Arizona. His home, The Urban Farm, is a showcase of beautiful and productive permaculture -- a chicken run, gardens, 85 fruit trees including apple and citrus hedges, and much more! Get to know Greg and The Urban Farm in today's podcast. Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/67

For the last 25 years, Greg Peterson has been urban farming on 1/3 acre city lot in Phoenix, Arizona. His home, The Urban Farm, is a showcase of beautiful and productive permaculture — a chicken run, gardens, 85 fruit trees including apple and citrus hedges, and much more! Get to know Greg and The Urban Farm in today’s podcast. Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]