Boreal Citizen: The Long-eared Approach to Local, Humanely Raised Meat

Success in keeping a happy flock of laying hens invariably leads to more than just an abundance of eggs…it can lead to overconfidence. We have a tendency to say, “Well, this is working out nicely. What’s next?” The joke among poultry enthusiasts is that chickens are a “gateway animal”—mail order a dozen yellow chicks and, ...

Trashy's World: Friday miscellany…

Encyclopaedia Britannica edition… Bye-bye to that venerable institution. I remember when my parents bought a set from a door-to-door salesman. I went through every single page! But the truth is that research tools have come a long way and we shouldn’t mourn the death of the candle because of the invention of the light bulb… ...