Perhaps this should be a private message, since I have too many egg cartons too - our producing hens got picked off by predators this spring, and my new layers are still only chicks. I wanted to ask if you had kefir grains.…"
"Yes! I need some. I'll be on campus tomorrow if that works! I need them desperately for Friday but if for some reason that doesn't work I'll be on campus most Thursdays going forward. I don't need all of them if someone else…"
I've put the word out at work that I'll take egg cartons for re-use and they came pouring in. I've only got 6 layers right now... and I have about 100 cartons (mix of paper and Styrofoam) in my office, if anyone is interested in some or all of them.Please respond here if you are interested and we'll coordinate a time, pickup is at my office in Rice Hall on the Cornell campus.Thanks,Jase See More
We have walking onions and sun chokes (both are essentially weedy in that I didn't need to do anything special to get them started and now I'm not sure I could get rid of them if I wanted to. We also have some of the more common…"
Come learn to make hard cheese! We built our own press and have been making cheese for a couple of months. We look forward to showing others how to do it, too!We built our press for about $35! (Could have been cheaper if not stainless...)See More
"I thought I saw a list a while ago of how much (by weight) would fit into a bucket but could not find that info again, in the easy to use format I recall. So I put together a list, one column for 6 gallon buckets is from beprepared.com, along with…"
I have made probably 25 of batches of hard cider. I get the cider from the CU Orchards, add 2 tsp each acid blend and yeast nutrient and any wine or cider yeast I can get my hands on. I've had really good luck with all but the first batch…"
January 15, 2011 at 9am to February 19, 2011 at 12pm
Winter is a great time for stocking up. Building resiliency into your home in the case of temporary or periodic shortages in the delivery of goods or services is something folks often think is a good idea, but don't always get around to doing. With the support of a group, you can take this "to do" off your list, meet some other families in your community and eat scones too.This 2 part workshop will assist you to set up an individualized plan for your household's food staples and then implement…See More
Dehydrating (drying) produce preserves nutrients well and uses relatively little energy. We'll prepare a fruit, a vegetable, and an herb for drying and start batches in an electric dehydrator and in a home oven.
"If you have a steam juicer that is the easiest way we've found. Just cut of the umbels off the bush whole and freeze them if you'd like. It makes juicing easier and you can run the juicer and canner it whenever you please instead of hot…"
I got a 3 gallon crock from Leeners a few years ago and thought it was a very good price (compared to some of the other ones I saw online) it has done a good job for me with pickles and kraut every year since I got…"
"I used Parish Road Meat Processing on Parish Rd just West of 129 in Interlaken twice and been satisfied with the results. The owner, Paul Esch, is Amish so he is only available by phone around 8 AM (supposedly from 7:30 - 8 but I've had mixed…"