One of the cornerstones of being prepared is to identify items that multitask and to embrace their use during normal times. Doing so not only saves money but also saves storage space and eliminates having to choose which product or item to use for what. Continue reading
Unpronounceable chemicals don’t belong in our food; I like to look at what I’m eating and feel confident that I know everything that’s put into it. Continue reading
At Lehman’s, we believe in a simpler life, and we also believe in using our talents to serve others. That’s why we offer our staff a chance to take a break from work to do just that. Continue reading
Foraging for wild greens is an age old practice, and here in Ohio it’s the perfect time of year to grab a bucket and take a hike to search for supper ingredients. Continue reading
I sat down with a friend the other night who has operated a local timber-framing company for nearly twenty years now. His words of wisdom will serve me well on my growing homestead – and maybe you, too. Continue reading
Whether you’re following a meatless diet or cutting back on meat, protein is still a building block necessary to your health. Here’s how you can make complete proteins a part of your daily diet – easily!
What is “fair trade?”
Fair trade is a social movement whose goal is to help producers in developing nations achieve better trade conditions and promote sustainable farming. Continue reading
I have been a vegetable farmer for four years, and I am going to be certified organic this year for the first time. The funny thing is that I will not change my growing practices — they will be as free of pesticides as ever. Continue reading
If visions of Easter hams danced through your head all winter long, yet you can’t shake the idea of some succulent leg of lamb, we have the perfect menu for you. Let both the ham and the lamb be stars, served with fresh, colorful springtime side dishes. Continue reading
Planning. It seems like I do more of that than actually working in the garden sometimes. Even before the gardening season ended last year I was already planning for the new season. But that is what we do, all of us. And I wouldn’t have it any other way.