An average day of juggling responsibilities on the farm
Filtering tap water instead of buying plastic bottles helps my family’s carbon footprint—and bottom line.
The Start A Lie campaign challenges the idea of truth in advertising while targeting the bottled water industry.
Use a simple hobby kit to cut glass wine bottles and transform them into drinking glasses, candleholders or this stylish candelabra.
Green-building company PM Architecture recently put out a slide show about the negative aspects of buying bottled water.
Bring back bottle-cutting! This contemporary candelabra, which gives new life to beautiful blue mineral water bottles, will make you rethink that old '70s craft.
Many new parents are choosing old-fashioned glass baby bottles and cloth diapers. Here's where you can find those products.
Sigg apologizes for BPA-lined bottles and offers a bottle-exchange program.
After the kidding is over, we take good care of our girls! And, the babies need to be bottle fed, so here are the instructions on how we feed our kids.
Musings on a few delicious, nutritious edible weeds, plus a salmon salad and purslane recipe.
These DIY garden lights reuse plastic bottles and provide soft, natural lighting for evenings spent outdoors.
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and Maine dairy farmer Dyan Redick recounts a poignant start to lambing season on Bittersweet Heritage Farm.
An unexpected lambing during mid-summer.
After deciding to take a year off from lambing, Maine dairy farmer Dyan has a change of heart and gets a four-legged Valentine, a baby lamb.
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and Maine dairy farmer Dyan shares a preview of her children's book about raising lambs.
A story about a baby calf born in the middle of a snow storm.
Lamb's quarters, also known as wild spinach, is an abundant wild vegetable. It's a nutritional superstar with a delicious, mild flavor.
A new farmer builds a great sheep shelter out of free stuff and learns where not to put it.
Guard donkeys and a good pen for nighttime can be vital to protecting new lambs and kids, especially with coyotes on the prowl. Find out how all it takes is one small mistake to produce fatal consequences on the farm.
Do easy ways to save money exist? Absolutely! Blissful saving is only a trip to the bulk section away! When you get home from the store, keep track of your finances on Mint.com; then look for Groupon's daily deal. Search the house for unused items and sell them on eBay. Use these tips to start saving today!
Rachel gets a scare with Daisy the goat - is it bottle jaw or something else? A trip to the vet provides some lessons.
A beginner farmer learns about taking on the responsibility of raising animals.
Farm life is not always predictable, and some of the surprises turn out to be the most valuable lessons. This story from the ranch about some strong winter-born goats, a protective cow with motherly instincts, and a calf that’s making it against all odds will not only inspire you, but it may teach you something about the wonderful spirit of community support.