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Hi there…

Sorry my posts have been fewer and farther between.  What’s that saying about life happening when you make other plans?  Do note, however, that between a summer graduate class and working the busy… Continue reading

Just Dandy!

I work at a hardware store.  As in most U.S. hardware stores this time of year the lawn and garden products are flying off the shelves.  I have no problem talking about and… Continue reading

Right of Way

If you’ve been reading the Food it Yourself blog, I’ll bet you’re interested in growing your own produce.  Did you know that you can also raise your own livestock?  According to the National… Continue reading

Looking for more?

I hope you are enjoying this blog, and that you are now inspired to get in touch with your food.  I understand, however, that this blog cannot be all things to all people. … Continue reading

Knead to know…

Do you eat bread?  I have posted a Podcast about bread! Give it a listen, or read the transcript.

Say Cheese!

I am proud to announce that this week I checked the first item off the stock pot list and made cheese.  What’s even better is I didn’t have to buy fancy cheese cultures… Continue reading

Reaching Out

As much as DIYeters value self-sufficiency, there are some things that take a community.  Kneading a triple batch of bread dough, making pickles, hunting for wild blueberries- some things are easier and more… Continue reading

Ready to Grow

With modern supermarkets offering fruits and vegetables from all over the world the question must be asked- is a backyard garden worth the effort?  I answer with a resounding “yes”. Growing your own… Continue reading