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IN THE BARNYARD
Chickens in the winter
Ducks - a day in the life
Ducks in the winter
Chickens in the Garden
IN THE GARDEN
IN GOOD HEALTH
Spring is in the air and Iíve been talking with a lot of people who want to detoxify their bodies.
Infertility, toxic chemicals and why we should avoid them.
Spring out of the winter doldrums with a juice cleanse.
Among many health benefits, Vitamin D can help fend off the wintertime blues.
Spoonfuls of Sugar: The Dangers of Summertime Sweets...
Organizing your kitchen for better health.
Setting the Foundation
Hive care and Management
Winterizing your bees for spring
Healing powers of plants.
Chinese herbal medicine and allergies.
Healing powers of mugwort.
The many sides of one of the world's more unique vegetables.
From medicinal magic to soil enhancement, seaweed shines.
Bats, Ash Trees and Garlic
Eugene Area Gleaners
Frogs and Toads
Fungi, Mushrooms and Lichens
Pacific Yew Tree
Purifying Home Air
River and Stream Restoration
Indoor Air Pollution
Outdoor Air Pollution
Signs of Spring
Willamette River is Alive
Nutritious Gems of Summer...
A wealth of flavor
A healthy sweet-tart treat
A Northwest favorite with southern root
Whatís the first thing you think of when you think of honeybees?
During our cold rainy seasons, we can all enjoy hot drinks as a warm-up, for comfort and for the health benefits.
Nutrient dense tomatoes.
Grow it! Bug Off
Keep up on pests to keep your garden growing strong this summer...
Planting Fruit Trees
Itís not hard to plant your own fruit trees - Imagine enjoying sweet and delicious fruit from your own trees, shrubs or vines.
Berries for small spaces
Grow the right fruits for great flavor in any size garden.
Zest up your edible garden with persimmons, figs, kiwis and more.
Watering Your Trees in a Drought
Synthetic and Natural Fragrances
In todayís mainstream market the likelihood of a product including a scent derived from a plant is slim. The fragrances in your...
Let the sun shine safely for you...
Great American Egg
The Great American Egg takes a unique approach to farming.
Hope Springs Dairy
High Desert Museum
Juniper Jungle Farm
COSMIC farming - Seed saving and biodynamics
Fine meats from farm to butcher to table.
Terrebonne along the meandering Crooked River lies a 130-acre corner plot that is home to the full-diet farm Rainshadow Organics.
Red Tail Farm
The living is nice for all at this 10-acre farm.
Primal Cut Meat Market
A Local Love Affair - Baked bakery in Bend blends artisan breads with strong local relationships.
Grass finished meats and family fun at DD Ranch.
Ocean Roll is Flaky Goodness.
A globally inspired restaurant.
Windy Acres Dairy
Amity vineyards has set a high and lasting bar for great Oregon wines.
Vino from one of the Gorge's oldest vineyards
Cowhorn Vineyards & Garden
Using centuries-old biodynamic techniques to produce its fine wines.
Franchere Wine Company
Left Coast Cellars
Wine that speaks of the land.
Natalie's Estate Winery - Newberg
Boyd Teegarden is all about small production and big wines at Natalie's Estate Winery.
Nectar Creek Honeywine
Mead - Another kind of Oregon craft beverage.
Old School Vineyards
Producing prized grapes and vino in Junction City.
Oregon Spirit Distillery
From farm to distillery, a Bend distillery creates unique handcrafted artisan spirits.
Sustainable wine in Eugene's whimsical Whiteaker neighborhood.
The artistry of fine wine to a whole new level
Portland urban wineries.
Vivacity Fine Spirits
Woman Crafted Spirits
WildCraft Cider Works
Artisanal Dry Cider using Oregon-grown fruit.
Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn
7 Devils Brewing Co.
A brew like no other in Bend.
Agrarian Ales - Freestyle Brewing
Agrarian Ales takes a different approach to craft unique beers and sodas.
Beer making spans multiple generations.
Home Sweet Homebrew
Florence's Waconda Brewing Company entices with tasty beers and friendly atmosphere...
Seven Brides Brewing
Small-town brewing, big-time taste.
FROM THE FIELD
Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council
Gleisdorfer (Styian) Pumpkin Seed
Pests and Winter Gardening
Bayside Coffee in Coos Bay
From Boat to Table
Port Orford Sustainable Seafood.
Coos County Organic Dairies.
The Willows Cooking School and Bed and Breakfast in the Rogue Valley.
Chetco Seafood Company
Lion & Owl, Wrappin and Rollin, Sprengelmeyer's - Mobile Food
Loving Local at Luc
Though Hutchings opened his restaurant, Luc, in Corvallis two years ago, his own experience started back in high school as a busboy...
Mennonite Village Executive Chef
Mitch Rosenbaum brings decades of experience to the tables at Mennonite Village.
Newportís Saffron Salmon restaurant features seafood from just outside its front door.
A Silverton destination.
The chef at Sybaris likes to keep things interesting at his Albany Restaurant.
The Bay House
Willamette Valley Pie Co.
Artichokes and Fertilizer
Bulbs and Roots
Composting for the Home Gardener
Leave the Leaves
Rain Gardens & Native Plants
Integrated Pest Management
Invasive Aquatic Plants
Beautiful but noxious.
The red soil of Oregon.
Keep your soil healthy for great gardening.
Off season growers and winter gardening.
Oregon White Oak
The aggregating factors of soil structure.
Soil - The World Beneath Our Feet
For soil junkies, organic matter is a really big deal.
Agricultural water conservation in the valley.
Worms and Compost
Food is more delicious because of earthworms. Their diligent breaking down of waste and debris.
READY OR NOT
Earthquake and Tsunamis
For thousands of years we have been using various preservation methods to make food last.
Carrots - Harvest and Buying
Dried Beans - Many varieties of beans
chase away the winter blues.
Make it Last
Storing fruit and vegetables for the winter
Meat and Wild Game
Pacific Albacore Tuna
Saving Sweet SUNSHINE - Enjoying summer peaches during those long winter days by preserving them at harvest.
The fun and safe way to make great-tasting pickles.
Laws of Salsa
Where there is smoke- there is flavor. Smoking and curing are age-old methods of preserving meat.
Can, freeze, dry or roast to enjoy every last tomato from your garden.
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