Category Archives: animal relations

Isabelle’s Life: Gently Raising Dairy Cows

The life every cow deserves. That’s Isabelle’s life. Read about her life on Bit of Earth Farm. Continue reading

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Cover Girl Cow

Cow gets more than her 15 minutes of fame. Continue reading

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Helping Honeybees

How to understand and help honeybees. Continue reading

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Rising Up Rooted

One of our favorite picture books tells the story of a boy and his father who built a cabin in the woods. They made it strong to keep the forest’s creatures out and constructed a tight fence around the garden … Continue reading

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Thanks to Mom, We Raised Turkeys

Find out what inspired us to raise turkeys and what we learned along the way about tradition, turkey behavior, and what’s really important. Continue reading

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On The Death Of A Snapping Turtle

I’m sure we all have different opinions about what constitutes danger. Maybe the way we frame this says a lot about our worldview. Continue reading

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Cow Powered Treadmill, Really?

As humans use ever more energy to remain comfortably numb, we seem to be losing our sense of irony. And our humanity. Continue reading

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