Home /News & Trending /Pig News of the WeirdAside from the occasional pig-virus news that jacks up pork prices in the grocery store, we don’t really hear about pigs in the mainstream media. They’re no spotlight hogs like pollinators, that’s for sure. In the past two months or so, though, they’ve picked up their share of attention in the strangest ways.
12Apply base coat3Apply 2 coats of base color (I used white)4Put first color on foil or plate5Dip straw in the nail polish6Blow big puffs onto each nail (note: re- dip the straw between each nail, it& 39;ll give better result)7Repeat step 6 for remaining 3 colors8EEK! What a mess... -_- take nail polish remover and a Q- tip and clean up the edges9Apply top coat and you& 39;re done!
1Gather your supplies and preheat the oven to 350 degrees2Combine flour, salt and baking powder3Add 1 cup packed brown sugar4Mix all the dry ingredients completely5In a food processor add the beans and chopped datesThen blend it all together until it forms a paste.6Next add the water and apple cider vinegar7Blend it all together again8Add the bean mixture to the dry ingredients9Add the chopped walnuts (if using)10Mix in the chocolate chips and the (optional) cocoa nibs11Don& 39;t forget to spray or grease your dish!
Photo courtesy iStockphoto/ThinkstockThis week, the State of Ohio agreed to abandon a rule that prohibited farmers from stating how their organic milk products were produced.On Monday, the State of Ohio agreed that it would no longer pursue regulations limiting the labeling of organic dairy products.
Home /News & Trending /Midwest Gears Up for Renewable Energy TourCourtesy Hemera/ThinkstockAt “The Renewable Energy Tour” hobby farmers can learn how to benefit their farm with renewable energy, like wind power.National Farmers Union has partnered with The Climate Network to conduct a series of meetings this summer across the Midwest on the theme of renewable energy solutions.
Home /Animal Care /Naked Neck (Turken) ChickensPHOTO: iStockThinkstockUse: The Naked Neck (commonly referred to as Turken) is a dual-purpose breed known for the lack of feathering on its neck. This breed is a superb layer of brown eggs and also serves as a table fowl.History: Naked Necks have a distant and obscure past, but it is generally agreed that the breed originated in Eastern Hungary.
Home /News & Trending /Video: No One’s Happier Than This Pig to See His CaretakerI don’t know that I’ve ever seen a pig this happy to see a human (except for maybe when it’s feeding time). Miguel, a pig who lives at Santuario Igualdad Interespecie, a sanctuary for farm animals, shows his excitement when Ariel comes to visit him.
Home /Urban Farming /Recipe: Easy Honey-Marinated Grilled ChickenPHOTO: tomcensani/FlickrIngredientsMarinade1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce1/2 cup honey1/4 cup lime juice1/4 cup balsamic vinegar1 garlic clove, grated2 tablespoons chili powder1 tablespoon onion powder1 dash salt1 dash pepperBaste (optional)1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce1/2 cup honey1/4 cup lime juice1 dash salt1 dash pepperPreparationMix all marinade ingredients together.
PHOTO: Jimmie/FlickrOne of my absolute favorite recycled crafts projects is papermaking. It’s messy; it’s creative; and you end up with a useful finished product. With kids in the house, we end up with a lot of scrap paper that ends up in the recycling. Recycling with your municipality is great, but recycling your unwanted papers into brand, new paper?
Did you know that your garden is full of tea? Yep. Many attractive herbs and wildflowers we grow in our gardens, as well as everyday flowers and vegetables, can yield satisfying herbal teas throughout the year. As the world around us spins ever faster, isn’t it lovely just to sit for a few minutes with a warm cup of tea to soothe the soul?
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Beekeeping is generating quite a … buzz. Some of the most productive hives are in urban areas, including a few that are kept in unexpected locations.Courtesy Ritz Carlton HotelRitz-Carlton HotelCharlotte, N.C.In exchange for their posh digs at the Ritz Carlton, the 80,000 bees that call the hotel home are required to work.