HandiWoman

Becoming Handiwoman.

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly… at first.  -Joel Salatin There seems to be a distinct lack of handi-skills among average people these days. I myself  grew up believing that I couldn’t get things done. I couldn’t do any building or repairs that required the use of tools or was traditionally considered to be the work of men or professionals. I started…

Raising Meat Rabbits

Raising Meat Rabbits

Looking for a healthy and tasty source of protein for the family, but can’t afford the high prices of grass fed beef? You can always settle for the cellophane wrapped salmonella at the super market, but come on, that crappy cage raise meat bird CANNOT be good for you. I may have the answer you’re looking for. Let us do some math together.…

How the Misadventures of Getting Things Pregnant Lead to One Very Long Weekend. Day Two.

How the Misadventures of Getting Things Pregnant Lead to One Very Long Weekend. Day Two.

Sunday: Thus far we have had no problem getting the pig pregnant. We just haven’t gotten around to trying to make it happen yet. Originally we figured that artificial insemination was our only option, but honestly the prospect is a bit daunting. I’ve heard that it’s ‘super easy’ from those who’ve done it, but based on our track…

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On Loving your Food: A Pig in Review

This is my wonderful wife’s first article for my page. It is amazingly written and worth reading; especially if you are one of the many people out there who struggle with the idea of killing and processing your own food. It is the heart wrenching story of her dealing with the slaughtering of our animals for our food. You…