Tag: Crafts

Cashmere

Cashmere

Cashmere—a word that has denoted luxury and comfort since the most ancient times. Perhaps the oldest reference to this fine fiber is in Exodus 25:4, where God requests offerings of […]

7 Cold-Weather Country Living Projects

7 Cold-Weather Country Living Projects

Looking for something to do indoors on those cold, cloudy days of winter? Put that time to good use with one of these projects: Set goals for the new year. […]

Angora

Angora

The Angora comes to us from the Himalayas of Asia Minor. Its origins are so ancient that the details have been lost altogether. It is believed to be a direct […]

Get Ready for December 2016

Get Ready for December 2016

Christmas will be here before you know it! Prepare tasty treats and heartfelt gifts from your own homegrown offerings, and snuggle up on the couch for a little storytelling. Retell […]

The World of Little House

The World of Little House

What child doesn’t love Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books? Now they can see firsthand what it might have been like to live in Laura’s time! The World of Little […]

Get Ready for June 2016

Get Ready for June 2016

June is just around the corner. Take some time to sharpen your knowledge of farming, music, crafts, and history. Find out how glyphosate-resistant crops work. Brush up on your mandolin […]

5 Homemade Gifts from the Farm

5 Homemade Gifts From the Farm

There’s nothing like a homemade gift to warm someone’s heart at Christmas.  The time and love put into a handcrafted present make it special. If you enjoy country living, you […]

Homemade Cards

Homemade Cards

Looking for a way to say it just right to that special friend or loved one?  Don’t buy a card—make one! Both adults and young people can enjoy making their […]

4 Uses for Fresh Cucumbers...and a Bonus

4 Uses for Fresh Cucumbers…and a Bonus

Yes, we all know that cucumbers were made for pickling.  But not all of us want to go to that much time and trouble.  We’d rather enjoy a nice, fresh […]

7 Unique Fiber Animals

7 Unique Fiber Animals

We all know that sheep are raised for wool. But sheep are not the limit when it comes to producing fiber. Some of the alternative fibers you have probably heard […]