Monthly Archives: January 2015

Q and A: sawmill and movable goat pens

Sawmill I remember reading that you and Will purchased a sawmill. My husband and I are wondering what brand and model you purchased. Robin Novotny Ironton, Minnesota We...

Q and A: canning beans with beef bones and dry canning...

Canning beans with beef bones I have some great northern beans and I want to make some to can but only have beef bones. Will...

Q and A: making and preserving cracklin’s

Making and preserving cracklin's How do you preserve cracklings after rendering the lard, besides freezing? Phil Live Oak, Florida I render the lard and separate out the cracklings...

The Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Conference was a big success

I flew down to Aberdeen, South Dakota, on Wednesday afternoon as my first workshop was on Thursday. It was an all-afternoon session on gardening...

What do you get when you cross a Hopi Pale Grey...

Nothing like you'd imagine! Hopi Pale Grey is football shaped with a "belly button" on the blossom end. Marina Di Chioggia is pumpkin shaped,...