Lindsay Fernandez-Salvador explains the best ways to use animal manure while organic farming.
Canning is a great way to preserve your own harvest. When canning acidic foods like fruit or tomatoes or anything using vinegar or sugar, you can likely use only a water bath. There are many chemical free canning jars available today for low tox canning.
Fall is the time to plant garlic. The cloves send down roots during the winter, popping their green heads out in early spring.
Ground cherries were once a popular staple in backyard gardens. Urbanization and lost space to grow our food led to ground cherries falling out of favor. Though older folks may remember eating ground cherry jam, they’ve only recently begun reappearing at farmers markets and in seed catalogs. Ground cherries are easy to grow and pack an unusual flavor punch in jams, pies, savory sauces.
Young, pioneering aquaponic farmers like Josh and Alicia Davis, who own and operate an aquaponics farm in the Midwest, are reshaping the future of food in the United Sates. Folks like these surely do inspire others to think differently about their food.
Fungi help your soil, your composting and your plants. Add fungi to your homestead activities and let 'em grow!
Dehydrating or sun-drying your extra summer veggies is a great way to save the summer bounty for year-round eating!
Clean up your garden now and plant cover crops that will protect your garden soil through the winter and provide compost and mulch material for next year.
Three essential tools for opportunistic canning.
You can be harvesting from your garden all year long, including through the winter months! It's time to plant the fall garden.
The zucchini harvest overflows. Learn how to preserve zucchini for year-round enjoyment and creative ways to eat it now.
End of summer is a great time to tidy garden beds and harvest herbs. Now is the time to plant your fall, winter and overwintering transplants.
Asiatic garlic cultivars may be difficult to find, but their great taste and easy-growing nature make them a great choice for garlic lovers and growers alike!
Garlic is resilient, easy-to-grow, highly nutritious, and a natural antibiotic.
With bumper crops of tomatoes coming, there are some simple ways to preserve the fresh off the vine taste year round, no special equipment required.
A Lithuanian farmers market seller displays sculpted red radishes with faces!