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TAG : Fall 2018

Vegetable Recipes from the Root Cellar

Late-harvest vegetables are the treasures of every locavore's winter kitchen. Robust, hearty greens, sweet winter squashes, jewel-toned root vegetables, and potatoes of every variety bring satisfying flavors and an impressive array of nutritional benefits to the supper table.Grab the vegetables ...

Custom Jewelry Box

For the ladies in your life who have a variety of rings to go with their fashionable wardrobes, this personalized jewelry box is sure to be a treasured gift. Paint the box in the recipient's favorite color, and choose felt in a color that will complement it.Tools & Materials:Fine sandpaper ...

Cutting Board Tablet Holder

It’s a pretty safe bet to assume that all of us have at least one person on our gift-giving list who enjoys cooking and/or baking. If that person uses a tablet for following recipes, then this simple tablet holder is the perfect gift. It’s both functional and beautiful, and it can be made ...

Gift-Wrap Ideas

After making homemade gifts for your loved ones, you'll already be in a creative state of mind, so keep the momentum going. Why opt for traditional gift wrap or holiday boxes when you can repurpose old newsprint, maps, and other printed materials? Using these items is not only environmentally ...

Barbie Doll Clothes

Homemade gifts beat store-bought ones every time as far as I'm concerned. But then, I've been blessed with talented friends and family whose handcrafted Christmas presents have always been right on the mark — for example, a kit of pre-cut fabric pieces for me to assemble into a table runner, ...

Community Cattle Roundup

I have to admit that growing up on a mixed farm in a sparsely populated, wide-open area wasn't always agreeable to me. There were a lot of parts I tolerated or resigned myself to, and even some parts I enjoyed, but there were extremely few things I actually loved. Yes, I'd always hear about how ...

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Trees and Shrubs for the Winter Landscape

In areas of North America that experience seasonal changes, the winter garden can be drab and dreary, with brown grass and mud, snow that eventually becomes dingy and gray, and bare limbs on trees and shrubs — all framed by a dull sky. It's enough to make a gardener want to hibernate. ...

Letters to the Editor from the Capper’s Farmer Fall 2018 Issue

Dependent On Magazine ContentKate Robertson – Kansas City, KansasRegarding "Spring Cleaning the Easy Way" by Karen Williams (Spring 2018, Pages 26-29) and "Handy House-hold Uses for Coconut Oil" by Victoria Pitcher (Spring 2018, Page 39)Kudos to the Capper's Farmer staff for putting together ...

Homemade Gifts for the Holidays

A few years ago, the editors of Country Living magazine compiled their favorite recipes, decorating tips, and ideas for handmade gifts, and created the book Country Living Christmas Joys: Decorating, Crafts & Recipes.We recently came across the book, and the first thing we noticed was that ...