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What we are eating this week

  • Coleslaw recipe & freshness strategy
    • 2 TBSP mayonnaise, 2 TBSP vinegar, 1/3 cup milk, 1 TBSP honey, 1 tsp freshly ground pepper, 1 tsp salt. Shake like mad! Pour over your cut up cabbage, carrots and onions.
  • Chard, radishes, spinach, lettuces, canned corn (must. finish. last. year’s. corn.), strawberries, sweet potatoes
  • Poke weed w/ video on how to prepare it:
  • Sassafras root – video on how to harvest:

What we are preserving this week – and how

  • Peppermint
  • Bee balm
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberry leaves

Time to test your pressure canner gauge – a not from the entension office –

How the Holler Homestead started

An interview with Michelle Shelley of Full Circle Heritage Farms
From Michelle: “You might want to change the title to “woman running a farm into the ground, into a wall, through a gate (farm truck with no brakes), or just a woman breaking stuff- that’s what I’m really running!

The mineral feeder she made:


The manure spreader:


Holler Update

  • The ducks got a pool!
  • Tomatoes looking great and a shout out to Nick Ferguson of Homegrown Liberty
  • The importance of relationships: Truck in the shop

Outro: Grandpa’s Song, by Sauce

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