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Episode #046: Small Home Orcharding Made Easy – Part II

Join us for the second installment in Erin’s recent presentation on Small Home Orcharding at an Organic Gardening Workshop in Northeast Michigan. This episode, Erin helps you see that pruning, thinning, disease and pest control, and other routine maintenance doesn’t … Continue reading

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Episode #045: Small Home Orcharding Made Easy – Part I

This episode is the first in a two-part installment of Erin’s recorded presentation on Small Home Orcharding* at a recent Organic Gardening Workshop in Northeast Michigan.  She covers planning, choosing varieties, and pruning in a way that encourages small home … Continue reading

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Episode #044: Lambing Season

What goes on during lambing season on a sheep farm?  Sue Carey joins us again for an informative chat about what you need to know about lambing!  We also talk about animal tracks, share a listener-recommended whole wheat bread recipe, … Continue reading

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Episode #043: Around the Farm in Winter

There’s been a long cold snap in the AuSable River Valley this month, and the folks at Aspendale Farm are getting some new rooms in their basement, too. Is January really all that quiet on the farm?  There are still … Continue reading

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Episode #042: Make Your Own Sausage

When wintertime rolls around, the folks at Aspendale Farm like to spend more time in the kitchen enjoying all the food they’ve produced over the past year.  Join Erin as she tells you how to make your own homemade pork … Continue reading

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