How to Grind Grain for Animals

Grinding grain is easy, saves a ton of money, and provides fresh quality - in very few steps! We start with the raw products: OATS, PEAS, and WHEAT. (Or what we can find locally!) All of the grains are non-GMO and were grown locally. They are not necessarily pesticide free or weed free, but we …

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Wensleydale with Cranberries

When I told Jay I wanted to try making Wensleydale cheese, he thought I wanted to make sheep's cheese. (No, I have no plans to milk my sheep on a regular basis...) Wensleydale Cheese is a type of cheese made in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, England, brought to the area hundreds of years earlier by French monks …

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How to make a Sheepskin Rug – Part One

Before one can make a sheepskin rug (that article is coming up next!), a person needs a sheepskin to work with. A dear farmer friend (Thanks, Shawna!) told us about her relatives skinning a deer by pulling the hide off. Basically, the animal's body is attached to a tree, hide is attached to a rope attached to the bumper of …

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Cluck & Moo – Raise Your Own Dairy & Eggs – sign up for the class now!

Join us for an informative course about owning and caring for dairy cattle on your homestead and/or chickens in your backyard. All are welcome: hopeful farmers, beginners, and those more experienced. Please bring your questions! Instructors Jay and Michelle Lancaster have an extensive background in dairy farming, cheesemaking and homesteading. The topics to be covered …

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