The true nature of plastic grass

For many people, nature means the birds, the bees, and the flowers. It means everything that is not artificial. We have in our minds that nature is outside us. – Alan Watts The farm that I manage is small – only about 1/4 of an acre in country terms, or exactly 3 city lots in […]

Death & Life-Altering Mittens (An Interview)

Deborah Niemann is the force behind Antiquity Oaks farm in rural Illinois. She is the author of three books: Homegrown and Handmade: A Practical Guide to More Self-Reliant Living (2011), Ecothrifty: Cheaper, Greener Choices for a Happier, Healthier Life, (2012), and Raising Goats Naturally: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat, and More (2013). She also […]