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Earn a Living on the Farm
Growing vegetables and raising animals for market on a small acreage is doable ... and profitable.
Raising Frontier Veggies
Settlers in the Old West knew the advantages – and necessity – of growing their own food.
From Flanders Fields to the Land of Oz
Beauty, intrigue and variety describe flowers in the poppy family.
For the Love of Brussels Sprouts
A tale of devotion to one of America's most controversial vegetables.
Getting Started With Goats
Whether you're looking for chevon, chevre or some of both, these tips for finding, choosing and raising goats will stand you in good stead.
Our View: Predators on the Prowl
Mail Call: May-June 2013
Getting Your Goat; Gumbo Goof-Up; Kind Words; Gunpowder Cure; Patch of Paradise; Paperboy; Kentucky Homesteading; Gluten-Free and Glad; Parbaking Pizza; Threshing Know-How; Sassafras Tea; Cutworm Collars
Friends & Neighbors: True Free-Range Poultry
From our friends at Farm Show
Long Road to Drought Recovery; Strolling of the Heifers; Frontier Days at Historic Fort Steuben, Ohio; Woman Turns Neighborhood Into Farm; Behemoth Striped Bass
The Truth About Certified Naturally Grown
Small farmers find an alternative way to offer their customers organic produce.
Heart of the Home: Preserving the Bounty
Readers share stories of harvesting and putting up garden produce.
Comfort Foods: Pick a Peck of Pasta Salads
Capture all of summer's goodness with fresh garden vegetables and a variety of noodles.
American Heirlooms: Good for Stringing, Snapping and Steaming
Heirloom green bean varieties don't require a ton of gardening gumption, yet yield much in the summertime vegetable plot.
Recipe Box: No-Hassle No-Bake Cookies
Simple to make, great to eat, these treats achieve that perfect balance of soft and chewy.
In The Wild: The Largest of the Small Cats
Call them what you will, mountain lion sightings are on the rise.
In The Shop: Reviving Mechanical Antiques
Giving old engines new life takes lots of TLC – and oil.
Country Tech: Plain Old Pushmowers
In this age of landscaping services and ZTR cutters, it can be incredibly satisfying, not to mention less expensive, to take another look at the plain old pushmower.
Sow Hoe: Getting a Grip on Weeds
Defeat these garden pests without using harmful chemicals.
The Right Thing: Mystery Air Conditioner a Welcome Relief
New neighbors share the gift of cool air with a young family relishing their move to the country.