Author Archives: Laura Grace Weldon

About Laura Grace Weldon

Laura Grace Weldon is the author of "Free Range Learning," a handbook of natural learning and "Tending," a poetry collection. She lives on Bit of Earth Farm where she's a barely useful farm wench. Although she has deadlines to meet she often wanders from the computer to preach hope, snort with laughter, cook subversively, ponder life’s deeper meaning, talk to chickens and cows, sing to bees, hide in books, walk dogs, concoct tinctures, watch foreign films, and make messy art. Blog: lauragraceweldon.com/blog-2/ FB: facebook.com/FreeRangeLearningCommunity FB: facebook.com/SubversiveCooking FB: facebook.com/laura.euphoria Twitter: @earnestdrollery

Make Sugar Out of Apples

This process can reduce a peck basket of apples to a jar or two of apple sugar by the next day. Continue reading

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Free Range Chickens: Safety vs Freedom

What choice would you make? Continue reading

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Grape-Flavored Endeavor

Our newest project. Continue reading

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Sure Feels Like Summer

June on Bit of Earth Farm. Continue reading

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Indoor Seed Starting Set-Up Extraordinaire

No pre-made plant-starting table here. We’ve got a set-up that’s Paul Bunyan sturdy. Continue reading

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Seeds from Cyprus = Heavenly Squash

Seed saving story that ends with a disaster averted, plus three recipes perfect for any winter squash. Continue reading

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Laws of Morals as of Botany: Emerson

“I have confidence in the laws of morals as of botany. I have planted maize in my field every June for seventeen years and I never knew it come up strychnine. My parsley, beet, turnip, carrot, buck-thorn, chestnut, acorn, are … Continue reading

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