It is All in the Lard, Lady

Dear Hettie, I love the soap at Tierra Soul. Is the recipe a farm secret? Lori (a Farm-Stay Guest) It is all in the Lard, Lady! When we passed this question on to Madame Hettie, she didn't even skip a beat before answering. She's right, Lard is our secret, and now it can be yours! Of course we teach a whole segment on this topic called Urban Apothecary: Soaps Salves Tinctures and Tonics in our Lazy-Lady Living program, but we want to give you some tips right now so you [...]

2018-03-28T15:49:18+00:00

Will Your Carrots Grow if Theyre Not In A Row?

Dear Hettie, I am an urban farmer, but recently heard about wildcrafting and wonder, is it is compatible with what I'm already doing? ~ Jennifer Well, says Hettie, You really should know about a thing called "backyard wildcrafting." Let me explain: Urban farming is all the rage. in our hometown of Portland, Oregon. There are small scale agricultural projects all over the place, in backyards, in restaurant side-yards and vacant lots. It's exciting, and also a little frustrating. For the most part they look like this: "That's pretty," you say. [...]

2018-03-28T15:48:19+00:00