The priceless value of a fresh egg
Rising egg prices remind Eliza Blue to be grateful for the small bounty her aging flock of hens provide her and her family each day.
Spinning food processing waste into ‘gold’
There is money to be made — and the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — by finding a second life for food-processing waste products.
Cast iron cleaning controversy
Kym Seabolt doesn't think cooking with cast iron skillets is all it's cracked up to be.
The chicken math adds up
The current egg prices have Julie Geiss especially grateful for the small flock of hens she has at home.
How to build a cold frame for early spring gardening
Cold frames protect garden plants from cold weather and frost. They can be utilized in late fall and early spring to extend the growing season.
Vagabond chef Matt Welsch returns home to W.Va.
Matt Welsch returns to his home in West Virginia and opens a restaurant Vagabond Kitchen to create culinary dishes based on Appalachian cuisine.
Appreciating the incredible egg
Raising chickens and gathering eggs is not an easy task. At any price point, Judith Sutherland is grateful to be able to buy eggs.
How to brew pine needle tea
Learn how to brew pine needle tea — a clear tea with a mild flavor that tastes refreshing and earthy — and benefit from its medicinal properties.
Higher demand for ramps threatens plant
Early spring enthusiasm for ramps — also known as wild leeks — may be causing lower crop yields and threatening communities of the forest herb.
Finding a balance this holiday season
Julie Geiss balances all the treats of the holiday season with healthy sprouts she's learned to grow herself in mason jars on a windowsill.