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Gardening, Small Farms, Orchards, Fruits, Vegetables, Animal Husbandry, Stewardship, Garden to Plate
Gardening, Small Farms, Orchards, Fruits, Vegetables, Animal Husbandry, Stewardship, Garden to Plate

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We're very excited to be able to present to you this documentary on the Miniature Jersey Cow!

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Until now, I'd only ever seen wasps eating fallen or opened fruit. But apparently bees will take advantage of the sweet juices from nectarines and peaches if they're given the chance.

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Have you ever seen harvesting in an orchard? It's quite fun to watch. The trees get thrown around quite a bit and the plums are dropped onto a platform, sent up a conveyor belt, and into giant wooden boxes with "Sunsweet" stamped on them. Check it out!

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Have you ever built anything using wattle? Here's what we wish we'd known before we started - it would make our finished garden beds and fences just 'that' much better.

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If you haven't learned how to make a garlic braid, watch this quick video and you'll be a pro. There are just a couple of quick tips you need to know that will make the garlic braid tight and tidy.

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Pretty and edible. Sugared flowers & leaves are growing in popularity and are being used by more and more bakeries on wedding cakes and other delectables. #sugaredflowers   #garnishes   #candiedflowers  

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Ever popped amaranth? Here's a no-fail way to do it. And it's fun. :)

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Sounds interesting, don't you think?
Coming soon to a bookshelf and Kindle near you! Chicken Hot Topics: Controversial Husbandry Practices by Jessica Lane
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Want to know what wasps eat? Dead tomato hornworms... at least for starters.

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Never made applesauce before? Here's an easy-to-watch, step-by-step guide on making your own delicious applesauce (and apple juice too!)
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