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Jun 14, 2021

We sometimes have to treat our chickens for illness and injury. In this podcast, Elizabeth Mack talks about splay leg and bumblefoot.

Articles by Elizabeth Diane Mack
Newcastle Disease: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Backyard Flock
Eggshell Problems: Causes and Cures
Parasite Prevention: Reducing Risk

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May 24, 2021

Esmerelda Kent of Kinkaraco Green Burial Products talks with us about the state of green burial options for natural death.

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May 14, 2021

In this episode, Queren King-Orozco shares her experience with keeping chickens in and around her garden. Learn how a chicken flock can benefit your garden beds and vice versa, as well as how to address challenges that come from having these poultry pecking around your plants.

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May 12, 2021

Pasturized waterfowl is rewarding and a frugal endeavor that lets your ducks and geese mow down pesky weeds with gusto. This is the audio version of an article from the Jun/July 2021 issue of Mother Earth News magazine.

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Apr 27, 2021

In this episode, we get to know Bevin Cohen, gardener, herbalist, seed saver, educator, author, and owner of Small House Farm. Bevin talks about his upcoming book, The Artisan Herbalist, and shares more about his work and passions.

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