Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot: The Four Rs of Conservation

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot | “The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.” --Wendell Berry. Just like everything else, it’s a journey beginning at your own front door. Here are a few ideas to help you Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot in your own home, neighborhood, and town. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.” –Wendell Berry. Just like everything else, it’s a journey beginning at your own front door. Here are a few ideas to help you Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot in your own home, neighborhood, and town. [by Lee Burdett]

Homesteading is a Leap of Faith

How Homesteading is a Leap of Faith | Three years ago we moved to the country with little, if any, experience in country living. While our country home was being built, we spent a significant amount of time reading up on necessary skills. Months later, when the moving van pulled into the gravel driveway, we thought we knew what lay ahead. We had no idea. | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Three years ago we moved to the country with little, if any, experience in country living. While our country home was being built, we spent a significant amount of time reading up on necessary skills. Months later, when the moving van pulled into the gravel driveway, we thought we knew what lay ahead. We had no idea. [by Jenny Cazzola]

Raw Milk Q & A

Raw Milk Q&A | Switching to raw milk is a good starting place for many newly health-conscious families. I went to one raw milk-producing family farm, Fall Creek Farms in TN, to ask important questions: Is it safe? Is it from a good source? How long does it last? Why is it more expensive? and more! | TraditionalCookingSchool.com

Switching to raw milk is a good starting place for many newly health-conscious families. I went to one raw milk-producing family farm, Fall Creek Farms in TN, to ask important questions: Is it safe? Is it from a good source? How long does it last? Why is it more expensive? and more! [by Lee Burdett]

How to Start a Bulk Food Co-op

How to Start Bulk Food Co-Op | Individuals and families can harness the power of buying in bulk by joining with others to form a private buying club: a co-op. The age of internet commerce and communication makes buying even nutrient-dense foods, chemical-free personal care products, and non-irradiated spices easier than ever! | GNOWFGLINS.com

Individuals and families can harness the power of buying in bulk by joining with others to form a private buying club: a co-op. The age of internet commerce and communication makes buying even nutrient-dense foods, chemical-free personal care products, and non-irradiated spices easier than ever! [by Lee Burdett]

KYF #085: More Urban Farming with Greg Peterson (plus free webinar)

More Urban Farming with Greg Peterson (plus free webinar) | One of our most popular guests, Greg Peterson is back for the third time. He's been inspiring others and practicing urban farming on his 1/3 acre city lot for 25 years. We're talking more about The Urban Farm (his home), the concepts of "food miles" and seasonal eating, plus he is inviting you to a free webinar on urban farming. | KnowYourFoodPodcast.com/85

One of our most popular guests, Greg Peterson is back for the third time. He’s been inspiring others and practicing urban farming on his 1/3 acre city lot for 25 years. We’re talking more about The Urban Farm (his home), the concepts of “food miles” and seasonal eating, plus he is inviting you to a free webinar on urban farming. [by Wardee Harmon]

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]