Tips for Great Compost

Tips for Great Compost | Compost production can be somewhat controversial. Some gardeners are very particular about what should and should not go in the pile, and how the pile should be managed. However, everyone agrees on one thing: the end result should be black and crumbly with a pleasant, earthy aroma. Here are my best tips for making great compost, including a few rule breakers. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Compost production can be somewhat controversial. Some gardeners are very particular about what should and should not go in the pile, and how the pile should be managed. However, everyone agrees on one thing: the end result should be black and crumbly with a pleasant, earthy aroma. Here are my best tips for making great compost, including a few rule breakers. [by Jenny Cazzola]

Lacto-Fermented Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Lacto-Fermented Roasted Red Pepper Hummus | Hummus is a beautiful food! It's the only dip I make -- because of its delicious flavor and versatility. I love to experiment with a variety of flavors. The peppers in this roasted red pepper hummus make it slightly sweet while the lacto-fermentation adds a bit of tanginess. It's amazingly easy and really scrumptious. | GNOWFGLINS

Hummus is a beautiful food! It’s the only dip I make — because of its delicious flavor and versatility. I love to experiment with a variety of flavors. The peppers in this roasted red pepper hummus make it slightly sweet while the lacto-fermentation adds a bit of tanginess. It’s amazingly easy and really scrumptious. [by Katie Mae Stanley]

Nanny Goat Acres

Nanny Goat Acres | Today you get to meet Cindy, Colin, and their four children. They are farming and homesteading on over 1000 acres in Canada raising cattle, goats, chickens, turkeys, horses and more. | GNOWFGLINS.com

We’re heading down home… to your farms! Urban, suburban, or rural — whatever you’re growing and doing, we want to see it. Today you get to meet Cindy, Colin, and their four children. They are farming and homesteading on over 1000 acres in Canada raising cattle, goats, chickens, turkeys, horses and more. [by Wardee Harmon]

Grilled Pizza

Grilled Pizza | You'll love amazing brick oven-crispy-chewy, full-flavored pizza -- and you'll appreciate not heating up the kitchen in the summer. With these techniques, your grill, and my special Italian pizza dough and sauce recipes (some of which I learned while in Italy), expect to be transported across the sea to Naples, the birthplace of pizza. | GNOWFGLINS.com

You’ll love amazing brick oven-crispy-chewy, full-flavored pizza — and you’ll appreciate not heating up the kitchen in the summer. With these techniques, your grill, and my special Italian pizza dough and sauce recipes (some of which I learned while in Italy), expect to be transported across the sea to Naples, the birthplace of pizza. [by Lee Burdett]

KYF #079: Rainwater and Greywater Harvesting with Greg Peterson of The Urban Farm

Greywater and Rainwater Harvesting with Greg Peterson | Greg Peterson (from The Urban Farm) is back and we're talking about rainwater and greywater harvesting, including strategies for implementing your own systems and return-on-investment analysis. He'll help you understand the basics so you can weigh your options and come up with a system that works for you. | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/79

Greg Peterson (from The Urban Farm) is back and we’re talking about rainwater and greywater harvesting, including strategies for implementing your own systems and return-on-investment analysis. He’ll help you understand the basics so you can weigh your options and come up with a system that works for you. Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

The Hope in Homesteading, Part 2: What Fruit Will You Bear?

The Hope in Homesteading, Part 2: What Fruit Will You Bear? | How do we work in a way that brings glory to God? How does our work bring glory to God? Does our work focus the glory on God, or on ourselves? I don’t want my words to be empty sayings -- words and phrases that sound good and Christian but aren’t very clear. I’ve pondered his questions for many nights and this is my attempt to answer them. | GNOWFGLINS.com

How do we work in a way that brings glory to God? How does our work bring glory to God? Does our work focus the glory on God, or on ourselves? I don’t want my words to be empty sayings — words and phrases that sound good and Christian but aren’t very clear. I’ve pondered these questions for many nights and this is my attempt to answer them. [by Tracey Vierra]