Farm and Garden

Plants and produce from rural America

Reap What You Sow, Eat What You Grow with a Full-Circle Kitchen Lifestyle

By Sarah Joplin

The experience and benefits of growing, preserving and eating your own food

Dried Corn Soup Recipe

Terri Schlichenmeyer

Dry excess corn produce from the garden to make this old-time dried corn soup recipe and enjoy it during the winter.

Keeping the Home Fires Burning: Of Warmth, Safety and Frugality

By Carolyn Evans-Dean

Burning firewood can stretch your household energy dollars and add a little ambience and charm to your home.

How to Build a Hoop House

By Eric Slatt

Get your garden off to an early start by following these instructions while learning how to build a hoop greenhouse.


Cold Frames, Greenhouses, and Beyond: Four-Season Gardening

Susan Clotfelter

Help extend your gardening efforts into all four seasons by exploring cold frames, greenhouses and hoop houses to enjoy fresh veggies all year long.

Build a Permanent Raised Bed with Cinder Blocks

By Nebraska Dave

Learn how to build a raised bed using cinder blocks with woodchip paths that will never need to be rebuilt.

Choosing a Wood-Burning Stove for Your Home

By Karen Keb

Karen Keb gives a few pointers on what to consider when selecting and installing a wood-burning stove.

The End of July and Thinking of Winter

By Keba M Hitzeman

As summer reaches its peak, thoughts turn to what projects need to be done around the farm before winter arrives in Ohio. The list is long, and time is not.

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