Category Archives: farming

Turning Pumpkins Into Milk & Eggs

Jack-o-lanterns have another use. Continue reading

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Oh Honeybees, We Hardly Knew Ye

Beekeepers report 78% percent increase in bee loss over the winter. Continue reading

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Saving A Neighbor’s Farm

Can crowdfunding save a neighbor’s farm? Continue reading

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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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The Queen’s Gift, Gone

What we found when checking the beehives after a long winter. Continue reading

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Up Close & Personal Introduction To Fracking

It looks like fracking is coming right next to our little farm. Continue reading

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5 Steps You Can Take To Save Honeybees

94% of US corn crop is treated with bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides Continue reading

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