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Back to It

I took 2 days off from canning as I had exhausted myself pretty much with what I have done the past couple of weeks. My son went back to school yesterday, but I think he left his cold with me. 393 more words


Missing out and moving on

I’ve not had a great week this week readers! A number of things have happened that have kind of put a dampener on plans for the future. 790 more words


The State of the Garden Part One

So as you can see from the video, the French Biointensive Organic Raised Bed Garden is doing very well. September weather is taking a bit of a toll on the foiliage, but the production continues to be quite high. 424 more words


What We Got from Our 25 Butchered Chickens

These birds were smaller than traditional meat birds. We will be letting the rest grow longer since none of them are crowing yet. But for the size that they were, I think we did pretty well. 436 more words


ROSELLE: An Almost Forgotten Plant

Roselle, or Jamaica Sorrel, was also called the Florida Cranberry, though it is in no sense of the word a cranberry from a horticultural standpoint. It is in reality a Hibiscus (H. 836 more words

19th Century Food

Meat Supply

The chicken video does show a chicken bleeding out (but not being killed) if that sort of thing bothers you.

Yesterday we butchered 25 of our meat chickens. 434 more words


The last 2 weeks in the garden:

The last two weeks in the garden have certainly been better than the month previous for harvesting, but the gardens still have not been producing as much as we hoped: 500 more words

Feeding Your Family On 1/4 Acre