Backyard Farms

Inforgraphic: How Big A Backyard Do You Need To Live Off The Land?

A great infograph on how much land you would need to be self-sufficient. From One Block Off the Grid

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Backyard Breakfast

 

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Backyard Pantry: Cherokee Purple Tomatoes

Look what I found in the backyard, Cherokee Purple heirloom tomatoes! They always grow divinely in our backyard here in Western NC. I throw them in the freezer just as they are so that I can feed my tomato addiction by adding them to sauces all winter long!  

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Slow Food USA $5 Challenge

The Slow Food USA $5 dinner challenge involved finding the real meaning in a “value meal”-a homemade meal shared with loved ones, made with fresh ingredients because “slow food shouldn’t cost more than fast food”.  The challenge: host a dinner party based around  locally sourced ingredients that support the slow food vision that cost less &hellip Continue reading »

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Foraging can yield some wild tastes-right in your own backyard

By Lindsey Nair, Roanoke Times & World News, April 6th, 2011 My mom cut out this article from the Roanoke Times & World News and mailed it to me. I love the passion Lindsey Nair shares in all of her articles and this one was no exception, read on to learn about edible things in &hellip Continue reading »

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Backyard Chickens

On our backyard farm, the ladies reign supreme in regards to sustainability-they turn our plant-based leftovers into eggs and compost.

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