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TAG : Spring 2015

Wood Pallets Make a Great DIY Barn

Building a Barn Out of Wood PalletsFor several years, my husband had talked about buying a few meat goats to build into a herd. Finally, after much research, we decided to do it. So, we built a fence, then started shopping for goats. We also began planning how to build a barn out of wood ...

List of Good Movies to Watch this Winter

If the Farmer’s Almanac is correct, and this winter is especially harsh, you might need something to occupy your time if you get snowed in. Here’s a list of classic movies and books to keep you company while you snuggle up by the fire.Lots of folks have a favorite movie era, so we’ve ...

Letters to the Editor From Our Readers, Spring 2015

Well ReceivedWe just received the Winter 2014 edition of Capper’s Farmer, and it seems to be packed with good stuff as usual — and very attractive. I had asked all my Facebook friends to “like” the Capper’s Farmer Facebook page, and it certainly paid off for our friend Bob McMaster, ...

Grow Nutritious Foods in a Container Garden

Don’t let a lack of time or space get in the way of gardening your way to a healthful lifestyle. Plant a container of nutritious vegetables and herbs. Include a few planters on the front porch, back patio, or right outside the kitchen door.All that’s needed is some potting mix, fertilizer, ...

Lambing Season

Spring is right around the corner — or at least I hope it is — and new life will be springing up all over the farm. For a livestock farmer like me, that means lambs and calves should be dropping any time. This year, thanks to yet another fencing malfunction, we will have some lambs coming ...