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“He’s Worse Than a Flock of Cockatoos”: Cultured Fig Butter

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First, an explanation… Work for me is a very relaxed affair.  I work with my father-in-law throughout the spring and summer months, and he tends to be very flexible with our approach to… Continue reading

4 Tips for Keeping Chickens

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We’ve decided to work with the “5 tips” formula for another 4 posts to make a total of 5 posts with a descending number of tips to rethink or hasten that move to your… Continue reading

Spring Hive Check: Happy Bees & Beekeepers.

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This Saturday just passed, although it wasn’t technically spring, the weather seemed to think it was time to turn and decided to gift us with a day that was with any luck a… Continue reading

Expanding Our Apiary

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Earlier this year both Emily and I were fortunate enough to participate in Milkwood Permaculture’s Natural Beekeeping course, instructed by Tim Malfoy, who is without question the foremost authority on the subject in… Continue reading