Barley: Skip the Pearl and Choose Hulled or Hulless for Whole Grain Goodness

Barley Grains

Whole grain barley is nutrient rich. Looking to increase your intake of whole grains?  Barley may be just the grain you have been looking for. Whole grain barley is nutrient-rich, containing high amounts of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, as… Read More

DIY Beeswax Food Wraps

DIY Beeswax Food Wraps Did you know…each time you wash your face, brush your teeth, or do laundry, you just might be adding microscopic bits of plastics into the aquatic environment. These tiny particles are called microplastics. They… Read More

It is Out of Sight But Not Out of Mind

Understanding onsite wastewater treatment systems Many people choose to live in the country because they cherish the peace and quiet, the wide open spaces, and the beauty of nature. Today, however, I am going to talk about something… Read More

Biological Control For Pests

As spring approaches, we should all be aware that our pest problems will reappear.  There are many types of pests to consider:  insects, weeds, nematodes, and even some vertebrate species (such as the Cuban tree frog).  When combined… Read More