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Janis Ahern
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  • Plymouth, NH
  • United States
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Janis Ahern commented on Torry's group 'Food Preservation'
"PS Linda, do you leave or remove the seeds? "
Jul 28, 2012
Janis Ahern commented on Torry's group 'Food Preservation'
"Thanks so much Linda. Just what I needed. :)"
Jul 28, 2012
Janis Ahern commented on Torry's group 'Food Preservation'
"thanks Stuart, I wondered about that.  Do you have a recipe you follow?  do you have to add pectin or do they have enough naturally. I grew up in Wy with crab apple jelly and choke cherry jam/jelly.  Now I'm in the land of…"
Jul 27, 2012
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"Had company for coffee this morning.  What a way to start my day.  "
Jul 26, 2012
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Jul 26, 2012
Janis Ahern commented on Torry's group 'Food Preservation'
"My blackberries are coming on strong and I'm home this year as I've retired from the airline business. I want to make preserves/jelly etc. I don't have a food mill but do have a mixer that I can buy an attachment for.  Anyone…"
Jul 26, 2012
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Food Preservation

How-To's on putting food aside: canning, freezing, drying, much more...See More
Jul 26, 2012
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Jul 16, 2012
Janis Ahern posted a status
"These are the original FREE free-range turkeys ! AKA "WILD""
Jul 16, 2012
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Jul 16, 2012
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Rhubarb Pie

"It's a great thing in the winter months because your home smells wonderful and it's warm. Rhubarb is a Springtime treat, but it only lasts a short time. Enjoy!"
Jul 5, 2012
Janis Ahern replied to Tabitha Farrar's discussion 'I want chickens! Am I crazy!?' in the group Backyard Chickens
"I don't have a coop or hens yet, but my daughter does. Oly Organics.  You might ask her.  I do know that when I lived in Chicago I went to Harrison's Poultry in glenview, IL> for all of my poultry.  We loved Capon, which…"
Jul 5, 2012
Janis Ahern replied to Tabitha Farrar's discussion 'I want chickens! Am I crazy!?' in the group Backyard Chickens
"Does anyone know how it works when you are on a busy road. Our house is on one side and the barn on the other.  Will they "cross the road" as it were? "
Jul 4, 2012
Janis Ahern replied to Erich Gottl's discussion 'Flat Eggs?' in the group Backyard Chickens
"Eggs flat on one side? The shell? If the nest doesn't have litter/straw to cushion the egg, the egg will flatten as it lays on a hard surface...Eggs are warm and pliable at first, especially with young layers. Is there enough straw in this…"
Jul 4, 2012
Janis Ahern replied to Lizz's discussion 'Talk to me about chicken Poop and flies!' in the group Backyard Chickens
"I talked to Shannon Ford who suggested the following: Flys are a nuisance on occasion, but adding DE (diatimatious earth) to the litter and laying fresh straw helps.Eggs flat on one side? The shell? If the nest doesn't have litter/straw to…"
Jul 4, 2012
Janis Ahern joined Pete and Izzy's Mom's group
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Backyard Chickens

A place to discuss and share the joy and trials of chicken raising! Share your chicken knowledge, photos, coop plans, ask questions, anything chicken related!See More
Jul 4, 2012

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
Fill in the blank:
Family Homesteaded WY -farming in my genes
A bit about me:
retired and live on a farm. We grow all the hay for a joint owned Red Deer farm. We have cultivated black berries. We have rhubarb and a small vegetable garden. We work with the State and a Forester developing our land and woodlands to control water and occasional logging. We don't use chemicals or pesticides.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Local caught Haddock steamed with a bunch of saute'd cooking greens (USA) and steamed Quinoa on the side.
Currently reading:
Words Under the Words by NYE and Drift by Rachel Maddow-Too many more to list
Currently listening to:
Mad Men
My latest DIY project:
Currently renovating an old school house 1894
Refinished set of antique stained glass windows from the school house
Antique, glazed medical cabinet from a Vet's office
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
daughter owns Oly Organics sent me the link
Web site I recommend:
http://www.kiva.org

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At 11:13am on July 4, 2012, Shannon Ford said…
Flys are a nuisance on occasion, but adding DE (diatimatious earth) to the litter and laying fresh straw helps.
Eggs flat on one side? The shell? If the nest doesn't have litter/straw to cushion the egg, the egg will flatten as it lays on a hard surface...Eggs are warm and pliable at first, especially with young layers.
At 11:15am on July 4, 2012, Shannon Ford said…
I love all you pics! That's the farm of my dreams ;) Somekind of cosmic joke?

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