Reality Checks for Raising Animals

little girl with a goat smiling

You can raise your own eggs, milk, meat, and more, even in a moderately-sized backyard. Indeed, animals are an important part of land-based living and food security for many people. Along with edible gifts, animals provide other services, too. From manure fertilizer, to help with weed management, to the joy of relationships, small-scale livestock can […]

How to Grow Great Lettuce

Homegrown lettuce is tasty and rewarding. In fact, when you grow your own, you’ll be amazed at how much lettuce you can harvest, even from a small area. Additionally, lettuce comes in many more shapes, colors, and flavors than you’ll find at the store; growing your own will open the door to a beautiful and […]