Crafting Drinks from Nature

Pascal Baudar is an author, wild food researcher, brewer, and traditional food preservation instructor in California. His 2018 book, The Wildcrafting Brewer: Creating Unique Drinks and Boozy Concoctions from Nature’s Ingredients, is a really interesting read about brewing and fermenting … Read More

Feeding Goats for Fertility

“Flushing” is the practice of feeding does more than usual for a month prior to breeding with the idea that it will increase their fertility. This is a very old practice, and the idea behind it is a good one. … Read More

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Rabbits and the Home Garden

Below is an excerpt from Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits, 5th Edition © Bob Bennett. Used with permission from Storey Publishing. Rabbits can help your garden grow, and your garden can do the same for your rabbits. The manure is … Read More

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Summer Management of Honey Bees

Below is an excerpt from Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees, 2nd Edition © Malcolm T. Sanford and Richard E. Bonney. Used with permission from Storey Publishing. Summer Management The peak bloom for many nectar plants is early summer in the northern … Read More

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