Get Ready for January 2017

January is a great time to plan for a new year! Take some time to shape your philosophy and develop a farming or gardening approach. Plan a garden. Discover community-supported agriculture. Learn the pros and cons of gardening in Kansas. Study the farming practices of the Plains Indians. Define sustainable agriculture. Preserve Kansas heritage. EvaluateContinue reading “Get Ready for January 2017”

The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide

Looking for a gift idea for a young gardener? Here’s a book that may spark an interest. Practical but inviting, The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide by Rebecca Park Totilo makes the gardening process fun and simple. Besides discussing the basics of planning, planting, and caring for plants, this book offers projects galore: Make seed tape.Continue reading “The Christian Kids’ Gardening Guide”

How to Peel a Farm-Fresh Hard-Boiled Egg

Of course, it’s great to eat eggs from your own flock of chickens.  You know the eggs are super fresh, and those bright yolks beat anything you’ll ever see at the store. But even farm-fresh eggs are not without their disadvantages.  You will quickly discover one of the cons the first time you try toContinue reading “How to Peel a Farm-Fresh Hard-Boiled Egg”