Originally shared at Back to the Basics:
Planning for the future is important. In the words of Jack Reacher (Lee Child), "Hope for the Best. Plan for the worst." While we cannot predict the loss of income, unexpected medical bills or car repairs, we should plan ahead and prepare the best we can.…
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Before I give you my recipe I need to be very clear. ALFALFA is considered a "high risk crop." This means that Alfalfa is on of the top 10 Genetically Modified plants in the US.
From the Non-GMO Project,
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Music by Kelly Latimore
Making the crust
2 and half cups of flour
for a gluten free pie crust, make it half oat and half spelt flour
One teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
stick and half of butter
one and one quarter stick cut into chunks, one quarter of stick to butter pie pan
save a bit for…
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Making some HomeGrown Ginger Bug and then a fermented beverage. Following the recipe from Nourished Kitchen
Spring has sprung in my little corner of Western Pennsylvania and I am super excited for all my projects and ideas for the future. My first project this spring is more raised beds for vegetables.
Last year I removed some bushes from around the house and put in some raised beds.
Here is a sweet and simple tutorial utilizing something you may already have at home: a pair of vintage hankies.
Simply affix some elastic to the corner of each and hang from hooks decorated with vintage buttons. …Continue
In this DIY project, I will show you how to build a self-watering container for your vegetable gardening.
There are many benefits to container gardening and this project takes it one step further. An internal reservoir allows the soil to naturally wick up water to the roots of the plant. Top gardening tips will tell you to never let your plants get too…Continue
On Saturday October 29th, I along with other weather-hardy Farm Aid staffers, traveled through rain, wind, snow, and hail to New York City to Occupy Against Big Food.
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