Monthly Archive: January 2016

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Cured Ham

Real ham For about a year or so I’ve been wanting to try and cure a ham, the old school way, after I listened to a podcast with Brandon Sheard of  Farmstead Meatsmith. If...

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Ison’s Nursery

Ison’s My new isons catalog arrived today in the mail. I wasn’t expecting it so it was a huge surprise. I can’t wait to take an up-close look at it. I ordered trees from...

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Simple DIY Water Filter

DIY Water Filter Beyond a shadow of a doubt, this is the best bang for your buck project you can do! With just two 5-gallon buckets and a $27 ceramic filter, you can turn...

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Silverthorn – Edible landscaping

A bush in the front yard that we only thought was ornamental turns out to have edible fruit, score! Silverthorn is related to Autumn olive and Russian olive and has berries that are similar to...