4 Ingredient Chamomile & Black Soldier Fly Larvae “Granola”

4 Ingredient Chamomile & Black Soldier Fly Larvae “Granola”

Who doesn’t love chamomile? I do, you do, and I guarantee your chickens do!   And chamomile is the star of Chamomile & Black Soldier Fly Larvae “Granola.”   And I tell you, hens LOVE this treat! My hens love digging in and testing each bit!   German chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) is wonderful for hens because,…

13 Best Winter Vegetables To Grow: Ultimate Guide
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13 Best Winter Vegetables To Grow: Ultimate Guide

What are the best winter vegetables to grow?   This year, we purchased a 10 foot by 12 foot greenhouse just so we can grow more vegetables in the colder months here in Southeast Missouri. Just because the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping, it doesn’t mean that you have to set…

What To Do In Your Garden In April [Planting Guide]

What To Do In Your Garden In April [Planting Guide]

It’s April, and that means in most USDA gardening zones, there’s lots of work to be done!   Want the exact organic, non-GMO heirloom seeds we use on our homestead? We love Seeds Now!   We’re in Zone 7, so we’ve already set out our cool weather crops, and by the first week of April,…

How to Make Corn Syrup That’s Homemade & Healthy
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How to Make Corn Syrup That’s Homemade & Healthy

I never really cared about how to make corn syrup until we started looking at all the processed foods we eat and eliminating them one by one from our diet.   Corn syrup is definitely one of those overly-processed foods that has ingredients I can’t pronounce, so it had to go.   And since most…

It’s June…Here’s 17 Vegetables You Can Still Plant For a Full Fall Harvest!
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It’s June…Here’s 17 Vegetables You Can Still Plant For a Full Fall Harvest!

It maybe June (can you believe we’re halfway through the year?), but there’s still plenty you can plant for a late summer/fall harvest!   (This is an excerpt from my #1 Amazon Bestselling book Organic By Choice: The (Secret) Rebel’s Guide To Backyard Gardening. If you want a great resource to help you grow everything…

Pepitas & Chamomile Whole Grain Protein Mix

Pepitas & Chamomile Whole Grain Protein Mix

This week’s recipe is one of my hen’s favorites (just watch the video below!) and yours will love it, too.   This time of year, it’s important to make sure your hens have enough protein and calcium in their diet so they produce healthy, strong eggshells as the return to laying.   That’s why today’s…