26 Mar

An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

We’re really excited that as of this summer, we may be ready to move to our own farmette.  One of the first things we hope to do is to decide which farm animals to start with, and to that end I’m enjoying Dr. Sponenberg et al’s book, “An Introduction toContinue Reading…


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25 Mar

Nourishing Traditions: Soaked Rice

Soaking grains and legumes is an ancient practice that has a true nutritional benefit.  Sally Fallon talks about the benefits of soaking grains and legumes in her great book, Nourishing Traditions, which I highly recommend.  It’s a complicated subject that you can spend weeks researching, but suffice to say thatContinue Reading…


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25 Mar

Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies

We’re in the midst of Girl Scout cookie season, and my girl scouts are (sadly) allergic to the traditional treats.  They’re troopers about selling cookie since it’s the most important fund raiser of the year that supports a lot of activities we do, but I try to make things easierContinue Reading…


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