The longest trip our family ever took was from Illinois to New Mexico, in our old green four-door car, filled to the brim with food, drinks and suitcases. Getting ready to go was a crazy time and the trip was not an ordinary one.
How interdependent are farmers and consumers? This page takes a little time to show the connection and interdependence of the people who grow the food with the people who consume the food.
Life on Friendly Farm is not always friendly, as some animals can be selfish.
You can pet a goat, sip some cider and watch the leaves change from the back of a hay ride while visiting Iron Kettle Farm in Upstate New York. Find out why people flock to the farm every October.
The judges were wowed by his original approach to energy use and ability to turn an expensive, energy-consuming process on his 204ha arable farm into an innovative, money-saving solution, already being replicated by other farmers across the country.
Some information on Newts in relation to my little trip out into the fields in search of these adorable little amphibians.
I go to my aunts house every now and then. She has lots of things to do to take away my boredom. It's no wonder I would like to go visit her again
Receiving a gift is a wonderful thing, unless that gift is something that scares you, then it is not so wonderful. What maybe a wonderful gift to you may not be so wonderful to the person receiving the gift.
A Roundel poem about life on the farm. I grew up on a farm and have fond memories of it. I loved living in the country where you did not have to have a gun under your pillow. You could sleep with your doors open.
To make healthier live, we must consume organic food.
Llamas and Alpacas use to be a rare, and expensive, but now their price has dropped and pretty much anyone with some land can keep them as pets. They are often used to guard sheep and goats. Knowing how to care for them is important.
If the weathered and rusted one-furrow plough which I found the other day among the rubble on a table at a farmyard rummage sale, could think and speak, it would be able to produce a front page scoop for a newspaper.
Last week one of our ewes had triplets, only days later another ewe had twins. The new twins look like baby cows.
This article is about some of the pets that you can keep outdoors. Not everyone wants pets in their house so why not get an outdoor only pet. Also learn why cats and most dogs should not be outdoor only pets.
What a great place nature is, even the mundane things!
This year's lambing is out of the way. I want to share with my readers the tales of lambing from 2012. We had 8 ewes, and one ram. In the day they are in a pasture, but at night they are in the winter. This is Canada and we have snow on the ground, coyotes in the area, and it stil...
Researchers are looking to urine as an energy source to power a fuel cell or provide combustible gas.
What will you find at Beamish Living museum? Read on to find out and be prepared for a great day out. I have included as much as I remember but there is a lot more for everyone to go and discover. Have fun and remember to check out the gift shop at the end for mementos.
As my babies provide me such love, laughter and fun every day - and also comfort when I need it - I thought I’d share a page all about them - who they are, photos of the lovely gals and guys - and well, just a page of my chickens, turkeys, guineas, pigs, and the kid of course!
A girls trip to British Columbia, Canada involved a visit to a local farm. We were so keen to ride the train, we were the first ones aboard!
Pearls are different from gemstones in many ways. For example, pearls come from beneath water, whereas gemstones come from beneath the earth.
I wrote this science fiction story back in 1996 but recently stumbled across it and thought I would share it with you. The setting is earth, the time is in the future.
Many people wish to end suffering of animals but do not know where to start. One thing you can do to end the suffering of millions of hens is by selecting eggs that were not created using cruel battery farms.
If you have a hobby farm, or acreage, you may be wondering how to prepare for the winter. How to keep your animals warm in cold weather, or how to feed livestock animals in winter.
The Farmer provides us all with sustanance and yet is rarely praised for his amazing work. This poem is dedicated to the Farmers, with thanks.