How can Tom Trantham’s cows graze alfalfa and not be susceptible to bloat?
For the backyard gardener and small farmer who wants to grow a variety of food crops with a focus on urban agriculture
More people are growing their own food this year, many for the first time. Growing and harvesting green beans as we see in the video is one of the easier backyard foods to grow and manage.
In part 3 of this video, Alan Kapuler, a public domain plant breeder, shares his deep appreciation for the biological and ecological systems of the garden.
Most conventional dairy farms milk their herds until they no longer produce at large quantities and then “retire” them…usually to a feed lot. But Radiance Dairy is different.
In this video, 2 beekeepers demonstrate how to collect a wild honeybee swarm comprising about 7000 honeybees. A swarm is the natural mechanism for bees to divide the colony in order to find a new home.
I began to ramble about why I was here: my quest for better knowledge about the American food system, and modern life that the self-sufficient Amish seem to offer an enviable alternative. Excerpt 4.
Veteran beekeeper Glen Andresen discusses the basic equipment for beginning beekeepers.
Roger Rainville is plowing ahead on meeting his own energy needs. He produces his own on-farm biodiesel fuel.
Portland beekeeper and instructor discusses the beekeeping basics and considerations to start raising honeybees in your own backyard beehive.