Five women farmers over 50 share insight about their experiences in life and agriculture. In this second segment, the topic is death.
Five women farmers over 50 share insight about their experiences in life and agriculture. In this second segment, the topic is money.
Visiting Maine, I learn that beaver dams, composting and persevering plants work far quicker to make soil in rocky areas than weathering and erosion.
Salamanders are born in water but navigate land. They see well in the dark and can live more than 10 years. Some exude a toxin to fend off predators.
You can have homegrown milk, cheese and yogurt in many varieties with suitable small-farm dairy cattle, goat and sheep breeds. Here are the basics on the animals and milking.
Seeds are little packages of potential that can make lasting and meaningful gifts. Do some research to make sure you send the right seeds to the right person in the right place.
Ants use ages-old farming techniques including growing their own food and harvesting products from other animals. Here’s a closer look.
Real life is complex, and I’ll never have anyone else’s version of a perfect little farm. But it’s mine, and it fits me. Here’s how I cultivate homegrown gratitude.