How to choose a naturopathic doctor

April 23, 2019 4:28 pm
Julia Bayly

Dr. Amy Rothenberg, ND, knows full well she could see three times the patients a day that normally pass through her Naturopathic Health Care in Connecticut, if she would just cut down on the time she spends with each individual. But that’s now how she -- and her fellow naturopathic…

A guide to baby animals

Chicks, foals, kittens, kids, piglets ... aren't baby animals just adorable? They're also a tremendous responsibility — especially for farmers.…

April 23, 2019 12:00 pm

Is the Seedsheet Mini good for apartment dwellers?

As an apartment-dweller, I do a fair amount of gardening indoors, and anyone who has read my New Year’s homesteading…

April 22, 2019 12:00 pm

What is a lash egg?

Photo by Rachel Vine from Pexels A particularly nasty surprise to find in a chicken coop, a lash egg is an egg-shaped mass…

April 22, 2019 9:50 am

A guide to the different types of garlic

A comparison between hardneck and softneck garlic. | Photo by David Fuller Beloved for its culinary uses (not for its…

April 19, 2019 4:11 pm

What to do with used tea bags

Enjoying a cup of tea? Before you toss those tea leaves or used tea bags, read this. There are many…

April 19, 2019 9:48 am

Things to know before you drill a well

BDN File Photo Accessing your own water via a well is sometimes necessary, sometimes preferred. But creating a well is…

April 18, 2019 3:13 pm

How to prepare for emergencies when you live off the grid

When you live off the grid, planning is essential to keep your family safe and secure. Here's how to prepare…

April 18, 2019 9:00 am

‘Bless This Mess’ is a fun take on homesteading stereotypes

Image courtesy of ABC ABC’s new comedy "Bless This Mess" premiered to mixed reviews Tuesday night with critics taking the…

April 17, 2019 2:22 pm

How your goats’ needs change with the seasons

You have the chickens, so what's next? Goats! Goats need less land and feed than other livestock and can serve…

April 17, 2019 9:00 am

A guide to types of quail

Coturnix quail. | Photo by Jenna Greene Quail are a cute, quirky alternative poultry to raise on your homestead. If…

April 16, 2019 12:00 pm

How to cut back on water

A soaker hose that trickles water onto the bales of straw. | Photo by Linda Coan O'Kresik There are creative…

April 16, 2019 9:00 am