Sustainable Farming Policy

With the change to the new administration comes a change to the cabinet. In particular I am interested in how the new Secretary of Agriculture will fill their positions. I am concerned about the appointment of Vilsack to the position, for various reasons I will discuss at a later date. I am pleased with the … Continue reading Sustainable Farming Policy

Greek night! AKA: Time to break out the filo

Recipes 10 and 11 from the book are favorites of mine from Greece. I broke out the filo dough and made us some spanakopita and baklava. For those of you who are unfamiliar with spanakopita, the book calls it spinach pie, but that really doesn't do it justice. It's more like a rectangular quiche that … Continue reading Greek night! AKA: Time to break out the filo

It’s time to order your chickens!

If you are planning to purchase your chickens, especially large quantities, from a breeder (as opposed to buying them from agriculture retail stores), now is the time to do it. If you are still unsure where you want to purchase your poultry livestock check out our earlier post on Choosing the Right Chicken. Once you … Continue reading It’s time to order your chickens!

Happy Birthday, here’s 40!

I turn 40 today. It's a milestone I have been both looking forward to and dreading. Personally I really like the idea of growing older. I am definitely more mature, and much more inclined towards the intellectual than I was even 5 years ago (although in truth I always have been motivated to learn more … Continue reading Happy Birthday, here’s 40!