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Making Beet Chips in your Dehydrator

When I discovered the world of the dehydrator I was hooked! There are so many wonderful things you can do with you dehydrator, including beet chips.  I like to use white beets which are sugar beets, but darker colored beets are rich in anthocyanins and readily available at your market almost year round.  I like beet [...]

By | December 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Easy Organic Homemade Cleaners for Fall

Easy Organic Cleaner Recipes Homemade organic cleaners are easy and economical.  You just need a few ingredients that you probably have on hand in your home!  It's this time of year when the dust settles and I can really clean everything here on the farm.  Our house was deeded in 1859 and can have that [...]

By | October 29th, 2016|House to Home, Recipes|0 Comments

Blue Laced Orpington

The Blue Laced Orpington is one of my favorite Orpington colors.  Lacing varies in these birds as does color intensity.  I select for a six pointed comb, 45 degree angle of the tail feathers and crisp lacing.  Plumage should be downy with a full undercarriage.  Legs on Orpingtons should NEVER be yellow. By sticking [...]

By | October 1st, 2016|chicken education, How to Farm|0 Comments