New Hampshire





7/22/2013
What to do when the hot, humid days of summer create constant bickering in your children and in the flock.
7/24/2013
We quarry a granite rock to create a front stoop.
4/21/2014
We have a visit from a moose this spring.
4/30/2014
The unique call of the winter wren arrives at Coosauke to mark the arrival of Spring.
8/1/2013
As a beginner homesteader, designer Larissa Reznek has learned some hard lessons fast. Here are the top three pieces of guidance she wishes she had before she started out.
11/21/2013
As winter approaches, we switch out our wood cookstove for the winter woodstove
2/28/2014
This recipe will have naan on your table in no time to accompany your Indian dishes, and it will provide a quick and easy snack in a pinch.
9/9/2013
Get creative in the kitchen by baking with your harvest. These sweet recipes will change the way you think about baking with fruits and vegetables.
7/2/2014
Here is a recipe that produces savory soup that warms the soul any time of year.
1/22/2014
This recipe provides delicious bread with minimal time commitment and plenty of room to explore the wonders of homemade bread.
8/13/2013
These sweet, wholesome scones come together in a flash and make use of August’s abundance of wild blackberries.
12/13/2013
Jonathan Sadowski shares what motivates him to be a bread baker. He then provides a preview of what to expect from his future posts.
5/22/2014
Plants abound for Mother's Day, and lupine flowers and spring Brussels sprouts are among the best gifts for mom.
9/30/2014
Check out this delicious, refreshing treat that comes in handy when there are too many blueberries to know what to do with.
6/2/2014
A few changes in a simple artisan bread recipe improves texture, longevity, and protein content.
6/24/2014
This recipe will give you a go-to sweet treat before the fruit in season overruns your kitchen.
8/8/2014
Here is a list of recipes for the juicer that are tasty and packed with vitamins and nutrients.
12/24/2014
Kristen describes returning from her summer internship at Polyface Farm and explains what she's been up to since.
9/12/2014
No wonder hatching chicks and producing eggs is such a big business - take a look at the numbers since 1926.
6/25/2014
The flavor and shelf life of the milk you sell directly to consumers are directly impacted by how the milk is produced and handled on your farm. Here are my best practices for handling and producing the highest-quality, most delicious milk on the farm.
6/26/2014
The greenhouse takes shape with the help of family.
4/2/2014
Instructions for a quick, easy and affordable method of building portable shelters for your pastured pigs
9/20/2013
Tightening up our log cabin with a mortar mix.
10/9/2013
Communicating via letters mirrors the pace of a handmade life.
10/11/2013
Even when the chicks have left the nest, they never really leave.
4/2/2014
As the first of the spring rains arrive, our river begins to flood.
9/12/2013
Working in the potato bed produces the next blog article.
11/15/2013
The benefits of limited lighting and no electricity.
9/9/2014
While summer's still lingering, tasks of fall have begun.
7/14/2014
The beauty and refreshment of our swimming hole are a swell compliment to work and sun of our homestead.
6/2/2014
Chives and mint come to a duel for territory in the herb garden, while the spring sap-sucker marks time.
2/4/2015
Kristen and Dan overwinter their first herd of pigs in Newport, N.H. Learn how we care for them, including fencing, feeding and shelters.
4/13/2015
Learn how Sugar River Farm's winter pig herd turned out, along with a low stress method of pig moving and spring preparations for upcoming chickens and ducks.
8/6/2014
Chicken processing, capturing wild bees, gathering broilers, moving turkeys and making hay!
3/14/2014
Our first trip to the New England Meat Conference and some of the lessons we learned.
8/12/2014
Finding the right balance between obligations can be a challenge.
11/5/2013
Necessity leads to ingenuity in the creation of root cellar storage.
6/12/2014
Building a greenhouse out of an old carport destined for the dump.
8/6/2014
Here is a great recipe that provides everything you need to start your day, including a little caffeinated kick.
4/23/2014
This recipe will show how one extra step can add extra flavor and texture to your homemade poolish bread loaf.
8/5/2013
As mama hens, is there ever really a time when we don’t worry about our little chicks?
2/3/2014
This recipe is a great introduction to all the joys and possibilities the world of home made pizza represents.
4/3/2014
These tips will provide troubleshooting for anyone trying natural-leaven bread.
10/2/2014
This Blueberry-Infused Homemade Bread recipe has a unique taste and color that will find a tasty use for any large blueberry harvest.
8/1/2014
A big week of pig processing, morning chores with Joel Salatin and cattle sorting!
8/27/2014
A root cellar slowly is dug by hand, with the goal of increasing our homestead's food preservation and storage capacity through the winter.
3/6/2014
Taking a bath in the winter takes a little more planning at our off-grid, no-plumbing home.
2/11/2014
Cultivating and drying herbs for use as medicine throughout the seasons.
9/22/2014
The first killing frosts of the season change the garden-scape.
5/2/2014
The arrival of our first chickens and pigs to the farm, and prepping to head off to my summer internship at Polyface Farm
6/2/2014
This recipe gives cooks another use for a common pizza dough recipe.
10/10/2014
The last week at Polyface. We spent a lot of time processing turkeys for Thanksgiving, moving pigs to their fall corrals gathering firewood and tending to fall crops.
7/30/2014
A stack of cast-iron pans and a chainsaw helmet sum up why these homesteaders do what they do.




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