Sunday, May 1, 2016
morel mushroom

The guide to morel hunting, cleaning and cooking morel mushrooms for backyard farmers.
Easter lily

Easter lilies are a symbol of hope and peace of the Resurrection, and they are also a symbol of spring. Here are tips for care during the Easter season and year-round.
Egyptian walking onion

Perennial food plants are unique because they produce several seasons of crops over many years. Learn why you should grow perennial foods, and get 8 recommendations for perennials to include in your food garden.
naturally dyed Easter eggsvideo

Skip the egg coloring kits from the store this year and make your own natural dyes for Easter eggs.
grow light system for starting seeds indoors

Building a simple A-frame grow light system for starting seeds indoors takes a trip to your local home improvement store and a few hours time.
trench composting

Farmers with an abundance of manure, animal bedding and plant material to dispose of can use trench composting to create a high-volume of rich organic matter for fields and gardens.
clothesline with 'spring cleaning checklist and tips' text

In the coming months, homeowners and renters will scrub walls, clean out closets, organize pantries and tidy up their living spaces, all in the name of spring cleaning.
maple butter

If you don’t want to go through the process of making true maple butter, try this quicker and easier recipe.
farm business collage

Sometimes farmers forget farming is our business, not just our lifestyle. Writing a business plan helps us look past daily “to do's” and envision what we want our farms to be in the future.
homemade noodles with text

These noodles are simple enough to make by hand, no pasta machine required.
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