Should we apply the same environmental and humanitarian concerns to clothing as we do food? A growing number of people think so.
Breeding programs expand the Valais Blacknose, whose wool is good for carpets, bedding and felting, beyond its native Switzerland. The breed of sheep is ideal for small farms.
We were spared major damage in Hurricane Florence, but the storm showed us what livestock farmers should expect in a natural disaster. Here’s how to prepare.
Autumn illustrates life’s transitions, which can bring melancholy. As you stop and observe the joys as well as sorrows of existence, here are things that can help you embrace it all.
In his new book, Jereme Zimmerman provides a captivating natural history of beer as well as recipes and revelations.
The manure lagoons flooded by Hurricane Florence show that pigs produce a lot of waste. Managing manure correctly on small farms is key to protecting waterways and gaining valuable fertilizer.
Stress takes a high toll on farmers at all levels. We tend to our crops, animals, family and land. But we need to care for our own mental health as well.
Encourage and enhance your children’s excitement about raising chickens by introducing them to reading through these picture books featuring their feathered friends.
U.K-based HenPower introduces seniors and dementia patients to chicken-keeping, giving them a brighter outlook on life.
Some urban and suburban people who move to the country file complaints against existing farming operations. If one comes your way, your state’s law might protect you.