Monthly Archives: August 2014

Q and A: nitrogen purged freezer storage, picking Hopi Pale Grey...

Nitrogen purged freezer storage Do you know of any one doing nitrogen purged freezer storage? John Alderman No, I don't. I do know of folks who use...

Q and A: goat milk soap and making apple relish with...

Goat milk soap You gave a recipe for Goat's Milk Soap but for the life of me I can not find it. Would you please...

Q and A: larger canning jars and canning tomato sauce

Larger canning jars Have you/your readers noticed that the new canning jars are larger? I had to purchase new quart jars, Mason brand, and 7...

So far we’ve had a great fruit harvest

Besides harvesting many wild pin cherries and chokecherries, the wild plums are coming on like mad. Not to mention our own tame fruit. We've...

Hey everyone, there was a mistake in the photo in the...

We made a mistake in the current issue, Issue No. 149, September/October 2014. In the article titled “Nut trees on your homestead,” we inadvertently...