Farm to You: The How of Everything
Farm to You is a series aimed toward teaching individuals how everyday products are made. This can range from maple syrup to footballs to shampoo to limp balm. Agriculturalists are responible for so many products!
Did you know that you can lessen the need for fertilizers and help to reduce food waste? If you compost, you can reduce much of your food waste including vegetables, fruits, and eggshells, as well as other household items like tea bags, coffee grounds, paper, yard clippings, and leaves.
It’s Christmas time! That means Christmas trees, ornaments, colorful lights, and those red, potted flowers. Those red flowers are called Poinsettias, or, Euphorbia pulcherrima. Those signature red “flowers,” that tie together your Christmas decorations, are actually colored leaves called “bracts.” Learn this and many more things you never knew about the holiday bract!
What is one of the most essential parts of a persons daily routine? One of the most common answers is milk. Whether its put in coffee or in a bowl for cereal, most people consume a glass of milk a day. So where does that milk come from? Cows of course, but there is a process to get the milk from the cow to your breakfast table, check out this article to learn more about the journey.
Lately, there has been a controversy on social media between supporters of grass finished and grain finished beef. While research shows that grass-finished beef has its benefits over grain finished beef, the difference is not as prominent as people may think.
Making maple syrup is known as “sugaring” and takes place across the Upper Midwest and the Northeastern United States and Canada in the spring. Maple producers are called “sugarmakers”. The appropriate weather for sugaring season is that which alternates between freezing and thawing.