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Here you'll find my most most recent blog posts. Explore everything from companion planting and vertical gardening to raising meat birds and water glassing eggs. Don't miss my farm-to-table recipes!
DIY Chapstick Pour

Lip Balm DIY Recipe

Have you ever noticed that the more you use lip balm, the more “addicted” to it you become? That’s because most lip balms that you buy at the store are LOADED with inflammatory and irritating ingredients. Instead of soothing and healing your lips, they’re just making things worse. In this post, I’ll be discussing these

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Farm-to-Table Recipes

Gluten Free Quiche With Garden Veggies

Do you have a pile of veggies from your garden or CSA and you’re looking for a great gluten free quiche recipe to dump them all in? Have you been avoiding quiche entirely because you’re sensitive to gluten? You came to the right place. This recipe is an absolute staple in our house and a

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Greenhouse in winter, buried in the snow
Grow Your Own Food

5 Winter Tasks Every Gardener Should Do

I know, I know. I just want to hibernate by the fire, too, but these tasks are absolutely essential. Yes, you can just “wing it” by just grabbing whatever baby plants are available at your local nursery this spring and plop them in the ground randomly, however… Times have changed: More people are gardening now

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Winter Coop
Raise Chickens

Chicken Coop Winterizing – 6 Helpful Tips!

Living in central MN where it’s winter half of the year and the temps can hit -35 🥶, we have had to perfect our winter chicken-raising skills out of necessity. If you’re worried about this upcoming winter, look no further! In this article I’ll be sharing my top 6 tips for chicken coop winterizing. 6

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