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Mel Boone

A Small Town Gal By Mel Boone I was born and raised in a small town in northeast Missouri. My hobbies include photography and collecting/restoring antique tractors. Pet parent to a Jack Russell Terrier, an Amazon Red Lorie Parrot, and a stray cat.

Annie Miller

  Heart4Home Annie By Annie Miller Annie is a homegrown girl who loves home cooking. She enjoys being a homemaker for her husband and home schooling her three children. Her home business supports her passion for home remedies. For more, visit her website.

Judith Gallagher-Howell

Howells at the Moon Farm By Judith Gallagher-Howell I am a retired US Marshal. My husband and I bought a small farm in the Smoky Mountains called Howells at the Moon Farm. We raise chickens, bees, veggies and herbs. We have a small orchard with fruit and nut trees, and are interested in ...

Amy

Sundays in the South By Amy Trapped in the 'burbs for now, my heart truly belongs in the country leading a quiet and simple life, one like my grandmaw and granddaddy shared with me as a child. I want to sit on the front porch and shuck a bushel of corn, snap a bowlful of beans and pull ...

D.J. Glawson

Mama Made Me By D.J. Glawson My mother raised me like she had been raised – using a wood cook stove, wood heat, baking bread, making jam, canning the foods you grew yourself in your garden. I remember discovering a flush toilet when we moved into town. I didn’t understand all the ...

D. Susan Rutz

My Field Trip By D. Susan Rutz D. Susan Rutz is the author of several books:The Fifteenth Scarecrow and The Matchmaker published by Ogden Publications, and McDowell's First Girl published by LuLu Publishers. Her short stories are available on http://writing.com/authors/sdodger.

C.A. Simonson

Homemade For Goodness SakeBy C.A. SimonsonC.A. (Candy) Simonson grew up in a small farming community in South Dakota. After leaving home and living in several different cities, it was hard to maintain a garden to grow food. For Candy, homegrown foods are the best, and growing your own food to ...

Sarah Sinning

The Hard Way By Sarah Sinning, Assistant Editor Hello, everyone! My name is Sarah, and I’m an assistant editor and web editor for Capper’s Farmer magazine. Many of you may already know me from my brief stint as Capper’s Farmer blog manager. But for those of you who don’t, or maybe ...

Lisa Johnson

Our Old Place Farm By Lisa D. Johnson I was raised in the country, where every road was dirt or gravel. Most of my summer vacations were spent with my grandparents. Every day was a reason to celebrate to them. They gardened, farmed, canned, cooked from scratch and loved life. Most things ...

Karen Newcomb

Kitchen Gardening With Karen By Karen Newcomb Karen is the author of several vegetable garden books, including The Postage Stamp Garden Book (revised edition to be published in the spring of 2015), The Vegetable Garden’s Sourcebook, The California Vegetable Patch, and The Postage Stamp ...

Amy Greene

Going Greene By Amy Greene My husband and I both come from backgrounds of DIY everything. The longer we have been married, the more we have moved toward making as many things as possible from "scratch," including making our own food, growing a garden, canning, freezing and dehydrating ...

Valerie Root

Root Farm Arlee By Valerie Root Root Farm is a small family owned and operated farm. It is run by our family of four. We have chickens, ducks, turkeys, sheep and pigs. We also raise a couple of butcher calves each year. Oh, and don't forget the llamas! We feel that living the way our ...

Miles Young

Miles Musings By Miles Young Miles Young is a freelance writer, designer and outdoorsman. He’s worked as a roof contractor and part-time engine mechanic. He spends his free time fishing and tinkering in his garage. You can follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrMilesYoung

Rachel Falco

Falcos Poultry By Rachel Falco Rachel Falco brings to her blog a vast understanding of raising poultry. She and her husband maintain a mixed species poultry flock for her sold-out C.S.A. and 20-acre homestead.   Her passion is for teaching others to become self-reliant, ...

Chef Elizabeth

Chef Elizabeth on the Farm By Chef Elizabeth I am a farm-to-table chef who lives in rural Ontario, Canada. I run an organic farm where I grow produce to sell at local farmers' markets and to create my signature line of sauces, pickles and preserves of all types. I also own and run EP ...

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