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GRIT Country Skills Series4 min lettiNature
Home On The (Free-) Range
To free range or not to free range—for folks with a flock, that is the question. Several years of experience raising free-range flocks on my organic farm, Mama Tierra, in Bowdoin, Maine, has led to some useful, albeit hard-won, insights. I did some h
GRIT Country Skills Series3 min letti
Treating and Preventing CHICKEN FROSTBITE
I like to think that I am deliberate in tending to our flock of chickens during the winter, but it still happened! Yep, one of our chickens got frostbite on her comb. See black spots on your chicken’s comb or feet? That’s frostbite. Thankfully, our c
GRIT Country Skills Series9 min letti
From Total Loss to Sustainable Success
‘Hurricane Katrina was a wake-up call. It allowed us to see how close we are to dying. The hurricane is how I became a farmer.” —Yasin Muhaimin The Color of Food by Natasha Bowens, (New Society Publishers, 2015) teaches us that the food and farm move