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Ways to Support Animal Rights Beyond the Farm


This article is for those who are seeking to be socially active in the Animal Rights movement, beyond their 'at home' life.

The line between livestock animal and companion animal can often be a tenuous one. As just a very basic example, look at how some people keep pigs as pets and how some cultures view cats, dogs and guinea pigs as food for consumption. Animal rights beyond the farm is an important topic to consider, because it creates waves that travel through all aspects... [Read More]
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Corn Chip Cuisine: Retro Recipe Rewind


Corn chips aren't just good for eatin'. They're also good for cookin'.

Almost from the day C. E. Doolin developed the Frito corn chip in 1932, people have used the iconic corn chip as an ingredient. According to Doolin family legend, C. E.'s mother Daisy created the first recipe using these corn chips when she added crushed Fritos into fruitcake batter. Luckily for us there are many recipes using Fritos that are a bit less … strange.

Many of these recipes can be... [Read More]
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An Introduction to Container Gardening​


If you've downsized your home or simply have no garden space on your property, your days of growing food are far from over. If you can grow a vegetable in the garden, there's a way to grow it on a balcony. Container gardens need a bit more attention than ground plots because they dry out faster, but they need less weeding because the soil mix you use doesn't naturally contain any weed seeds. Plan your balcony garden the same way you would any other garden plot, by starting with a list of... [Read More]
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The Veggie Lifestyle on a Budget​


It's common knowledge – eating healthy, especially eating lots of vegetables, costs more than eating junk, right? Wrong! It can cost a lot more to eat fresh and healthy foods, especially living the vegetarian lifestyle, but that happens when you don't think about what you're eating beforehand. Considering that you have to plan out your meals in order to get the right nutrients anyway, living the veggie lifestyle in a frugal way is just a matter of making smart choices for things you're... [Read More]
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A Primer on Garden Mulch​


In whatever area of the yard you have your garden, mulch serves as the protective cover. Sometimes it's a decorative quilt and other times a heavy insulator as proof against inclement weather – but all mulches offer a needed protective element as well as making your garden look better. Once you've planted flowers or vegetables, it’s important to choose a mulch variety that benefits your gardening needs.

Vegetable Mulches

Every plant has its own... [Read More]
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8 Things to Love about Raised Garden Beds​


Double-digging and building frames may seem like too much of a commitment for some simple garden plots, but gardeners who build raised garden beds rarely go back to the old way of growing their favorite plants. The modern popularity of this gardening technique might be traced back to the 1980s, when Mel Bartholomew had his hit television show, Square Food Gardening, on PBS. Bartholomew praised the many advantages of raised beds and began a trend that home and organic gardeners... [Read More]
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