Local Food 101: Sheep and Goats

Local Food 101: Sheep and Goats | How can you know if a particular food source is a wise and healthy choice? You start by talking to the farmer who produces it, asking questions that pertain to the type of food you're buying. In this post, we'll discuss sheep and goats, including processing options and how to find good recipes. Use these questions when approaching your local farmer or source. | GNOWFGLINS.com

How can you know if a particular food source is a wise and healthy choice? You start by talking to the farmer who produces it, asking questions that pertain to the type of food you’re buying. In this post, we’ll discuss sheep and goats, including processing options and how to find good recipes. Use these questions when approaching your local farmer or source. [by Jenny Cutler]

Book Review: The Accessible Pet, Equine, and Livestock Herbal

Book Review | I had mentioned "The Accessible Pet, Equine, and Livestock Herbal: Choosing Abundant Wellness for Your Creatures" by Katherine A. Drovdahl, and now that I have it, I've read it and re-read it and I keep it close at hand! I refer to it when treating an issue in one of my animals, when giving advice on how to treat animals, and even when we humans have an ailment that requires herbal healing. I recommend it, and here's why. | GNOWFGLINS.com

I have mentioned “The Accessible Pet, Equine, and Livestock Herbal: Choosing Abundant Wellness for Your Creatures” by Katherine A. Drovdahl, and now that I have it, I’ve read it and re-read it and I keep it close at hand! I refer to it when treating an issue in one of my animals, when giving advice on how to treat animals, and even when we humans have an ailment that requires herbal healing. I recommend it, and here’s why. [by Lindsey Proctor]

KYF #078: Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms, Part 2

KYF #078: Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms, Part 2 | What should we be doing in our backyards? How does one cultivate "out-of-the-box" thinking? I'm thrilled to share this conversation about food, farming, and getting back in the kitchen -- with Joel Salatin, self-proclaimed "Christian, libertarian, environmentalist, capitalist, lunatic Farmer". Plus... the tip of the week! This is part 2 of 2. | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/78

What should we be doing in our backyards? How does one cultivate “out-of-the-box” thinking? I’m thrilled to share this conversation about food, farming, and getting back in the kitchen — with Joel Salatin, self-proclaimed “Christian, libertarian, environmentalist, capitalist, lunatic Farmer”. Plus… the tip of the week! This is part 2 of 2. [by Wardee Harmon]

KYF #077: Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms, Part 1

KYF #078: Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms, Part 2 | What should we be doing in our backyards? How does one cultivate "out-of-the-box" thinking? I'm thrilled to share this conversation about food, farming, and getting back in the kitchen -- with Joel Salatin, self-proclaimed "Christian, libertarian, environmentalist, capitalist, lunatic Farmer". Plus... the tip of the week! This is part 2 of 2. | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/78

Do we play the victim card or take responsibility for our choices? It’s one or the other. I’m thrilled to share this conversation about food, farming, and getting back in the kitchen — with Joel Salatin, self-proclaimed “Christian, libertarian, environmentalist, capitalist, lunatic Farmer”. Plus… the tip of the week! This is part 1 of 2. [by Wardee Harmon]

KYF #076: Urban Farming with Kids

KYF #076: Urban Farming with Kids |A homestead in the city where kids (both kinds) are the star of the show? You bet! DaNelle Wolford, her husband, and children do exactly that. On 1 acre in Arizona, they raise goats, sheep, chickens, and a garden, too, producing much of their own food. It's a family affair! Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/76

A homestead in the city where kids (both kinds) are the star of the show? You bet! DaNelle Wolford, her husband, and children do exactly that. On 1 acre in Arizona, they raise goats, sheep, chickens, and a garden, too, producing much of their own food. It’s a family affair! Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]

Caring for Young Chicks

Caring for Young Chicks | Spring and summer are the perfect seasons to start thinking about chicks. Why not expand your homestead flock with some new little babies? Chickens are some of the easiest farm animals to raise, and even if you don't live in the country, some cities will allow homeowners to keep a small backyard flock. | GNOWFGLINS.com

Spring and summer are the perfect seasons to start thinking about chicks. Why not expand your homestead flock with some new little babies? Chickens are some of the easiest farm animals to raise, and even if you don’t live in the country, some cities will allow homeowners to keep a small backyard flock. [by Jenny Cazzola]

KYF #071: Homesteading with Jill Winger

KYF #071: Homesteading with Jill Winger | It all began with a pile of horse manure... Jill Winger needed to do something with it! So she and her family started creating their homestead -- where the manure could be put to good use with other processes like gardening and raising other animals. You're going to love hearing about her Wyoming homesteading life. Plus... the tip of the week! | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/71

It all began with a pile of horse manure… Jill Winger needed to do something with it! So she and her family started creating their homestead — where the manure could be put to good use with other processes like gardening and raising other animals. You’re going to love hearing about her Wyoming homesteading life. Plus… the tip of the week! [by Wardee Harmon]