Category Archives: Farms

The Broody Hen

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For many who have their own chickens (and always for commercial producers), broody hens are are considered a nuisance. Once they go broody, they stop laying. When you’re trying to raise your own, however, a good broody hen is a … Continue reading

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Home-Grown Eggs — Worth It?

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Real food — unprocessed, healthy stuff that tastes good and that you can recognize on the plate as something edible — doesn’t cost the same as mass-produced, highly processed stuff. Whether it costs more or less is a point of … Continue reading

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Garden Surprises

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A gardener’s life is full of surprises. Admittedly, some of them are like the ones where the cows get out and come to supervise your weeding efforts, but others produce new and interesting knowledge. After 40-odd years at it, I … Continue reading

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