Monthly Archives: August 2012

Q and A: insulating a chicken coop, feeding alfalfa, and storing...

Insulating a chicken coop and feeding alfalfa What growing zone are you in? Is your chicken coop insulated? With what kind of insulation? How thick? We...

We had eleven baby pigs!

After our first gilt, Lucy, had only four live-birth piggies so we were very happy when our second gilt, Blondie, had eleven! Actually, she...

Q and A: drying corn and canning hamburger

Drying corn Hi Jackie, know you're busy as a bee. We planted some Country Gentleman corn to save mostly for seed in case of emergency....

Q and A: canning sausage and three sisters planting

Canning sausage Can sausage be canned like ground beef? No one here likes sausage patties but do like sausage gravy and soup. Canned the same...