PHOTO: Phoenix BakehouseWhen Sarah Hoffman chanced across the Instagram account of baker Tara Jensen, it set in motion her own adventures into baking sourdough bread.“Tara talked often about the rhythms of sourdough, about using it as a grounding practice, and I was immediately drawn in,” says Hoffman, who’s based in Queens, New York City, where she runs Phoenix Bakehouse.
PHOTO: Mighty Food FarmOne of the aspiring hobby farmer’s greatest challenges is accessing land at an affordable price. To minimize financial risk and to get the farm established quickly, many new and young farmers are scooping up land by renting it.Second only to borrowing land, renting land is the most affordable way to participate in growing local food movements and sustainability and to engage with community through farming.
1Start by adding an orange eyeshadow all over the lid.2Start by adding an orange eyeshadow all over the lid.3Take a crease brush and add pink shadow into your crease and sweep it underneath your eyes4Take a crease brush and add pink shadow into your crease and sweep it underneath your eyes. I also recommend taking a blending brush and blending the colors together for a & 39;smoother& 39; look5Take a black pencil liner and line your waterline and take an angled eyeliner brush and gel liner to line the top.
Home /Recipes /Pumpkin Curry SoupPHOTO: John D. Ivanko/farmsteadchef.comThere’s one real remedy to winter in Wisconsin: hot soup. It’s a good thing, especially this year, because our temperatures are regularly dropping below zero—not including wind chill. The garden gifted us with a bumper crop of pumpkins this past fall, so we entered the new year stocked with soup supplies.
Home /Urban Farming /Sustainable Patio FurnitureBuy wooden patio furniture containing the Forest Stewardship Council logo to assure it was produced using wood from sustainably managed forests.Your choice of chaise lounge could do more than fancy up your deck. Ensure your outdoor furniture also protects tropical forests by looking for the Forest Stewardship Council logo, which means the wood is traceable to a sustainably managed forest.
Courtesy iStock/ThinkstockAsk any urban gardener about their favorite crops, they’ll likely boast of their overflowing strawberry patch, their blueberry bush that produces sweet fruit unlike anything you’ll find at the store, or their exotic currant shrub experiment.Despite their size, small fruits are a big pleasure to those of us with limited garden space, and with careful variety selection, they won’t take up much garden real estate.
1I didn& 39;t give measures here. It depends on how many you are making. For this piece of 4 days old bread I used 2 garlic cloves and a tbsp of oil.2Heat up your frying pan and add the oil. You can make this in your oven, for a more lean version, turn your oven on at 400 f. Spray oil on the croutons and stir now and then.
Home /Urban Farming /Top 10 Urban Farm Stories of 2010Discover the most popular articles, best tips and hot insider guides that kept urban farmers and enthusiasts clicking for more on UrbanFarmOnline.com in 2010.1. 5 Daily Chicken ActivitiesYour backyard chickens have a life of their own. Watch closely to see your chickens’ daily routine in action.
Home /Bees / Beekeeping /Pop Up for Profit: How to Set Up a Holiday Pop Up ShopIn the days and weeks before Christmas, pop up shops are a wonderful way to sell our beekeeping wares and winter-made products to last-minute shoppers. Items such as lotion bars, lip balm, candles, raw wax and, of course, honey and pollen products that are the beekeeper’s specialty make beautiful stocking stuffers and sweet gifts for anyone.
Home /News & Trending /Landowner Attitudes Affect Grassland PreservationAccording to a survey on landowners’ attitudes toward grasslands, landowners are more concerned with the management of their own land than the grasslands eco-system as a whole.Encroaching woody plants, such as the Eastern Red Cedar tree, are affecting many privately owned grasslands in the Midwestern United States.
Home /Farm Equipment /How to Build a TrellisPhoto by Jim RuenThis modified trellis has been a big help for our garden vines.Several years ago, I built a trellis for a clematis in our front garden. We quickly established that that I had built it too small. As the mature plant sent runners well past and to either side of the old trellis, it was clearly time to build a bigger trellis.
1First get everything ready. You will need a pencil, coloured pencils, a4 paper, a rubber and possibly a sharpener. It is best to start in a light room where you can concentrate.2Next get something to draw, like this apple. Flowers are the obvious choice, but they can be quite tricky to get right. This apple is the perfect choice for a beginner.