A Few Heifer International Facts
- For the last 60 years, Heifer International has helped millions of families in more than 100 countries, including the United States.Livestock recipients give an offspring of their animal to others in the community to pass on the gift to another needy family.
- Some breeds of ducks can produce more eggs annually than chickens.
- More children around the world rely on goat milk than cow milk..
- In Zimbabwe, a group of women participated in the Heifer “Passing on the Gift” program and passed on twice as many pigs as they had originally received, so more women could enjoy the benefits of livestock ownership.
Be a Fan of Fat
Animal and vegetable fats are healthier than you may think. Olive, canola, almond, walnut oils, all filled with vitamins K, A, and D
Grow Great Garlic: Tips from Years of Growing
Photo by Sarah Joplin Any time you have even relative success in the garden, it is cause for celebration. I’ll admit that garlic is pretty easy to grow, but like anything, the added qualifier is: if you know how. We’ve grown garlic for a number of years and learned along the way. In turn, our […]
Practicality of the Pressure Canner
Follow this advice for low-acid food and stick to the pressure canning safety guidelines for easy year-round food preservation.