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Month: January 2017

Virginia HB2030 Hearing

CALLING ALL VIRGINIA FARMERS AND HOMESTEADERS! On January 23, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. the House Sub-Agricultural Committee met about House Bill 2030. Here’s an excerpt on HB 2030: “Exempts a producer of food, including milk, products made from milk, and poultry, from regulations of the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services so long as the […]

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The Basics of Raising Chickens

Before deciding to bring home those extremely cute, newly hatched chicks, take a look at what is involved in raising chickens. Certainly, raising chickens is an enjoyable hobby with the delicious fresh eggs as a reward. But do you know the needs of the day old hatched chicks? Can you even have chickens in your neighborhood […]

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Spicy Eggs, Bacon & Kale

Eggs. If you have a homestead, you most likely have eggs. Even urban backyard chicken keepers will have eggs coming out of their ears most Summers. So when we have all of these eggs, and have even more eggs after selling our extras, we often try and find fun new ways to use our eggs […]

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