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On the bright side...

Sad day for America, but more locally, we found out what was going on with the chickens!

Oh yeah, I forgot to tell you. Only one egg yesterday! 74 more words

Livestock

Eggs! But from whom...?

Hey, so remember that the Bielefelders started laying. We all remember the egg delivery, right?

Well, biology says when a hen lays an egg of a specific color, she will eggs of that color forever. 168 more words

Livestock

Talking seed saving with local farmers

The Edmonton Food Council recently hosted its first big event: a film screening of SEED: The Untold Story. The film screening was in celebration of… 393 more words

Events

Kickin' Tail and Takin' Names!

Heritage breed birds have an immense amount of genetically passed down skills that are a resource for poultry-raisers to utilize.  From parenting skills to foraging abilities to predator evasion, a heritage breed bird outshines their industrial breed counterpart. 243 more words

Homesteading

Don't put all your eggs in one hen!

The close call with Diane made us realize that if something were to happen to her, it would be at least another full year before we had any turkey eggs. 166 more words

Livestock

In the Monticello Kitchen: A Photo Essay

I don’t have a lot of time to write this week, but I thought U would take time to address a few matters and share with you images from this year’s Heritage Harvest Festival at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello. 654 more words

African American Food History

Is That A Pig Or A Sheep?

Mango 8 wks, Lisa 3 mos..

Meet Mango & Lisa – their breed is called Mangalitsa or Mangalica. The left photo was taken 5/1/16 and the right photo was taken 9/2/16.   522 more words