Thursday, January 3, 2013
If you visit my facebook page this is a repeat for you but lots of folks don't visit FB and I wanted to share this with those folks too.
Amazon is offering this amazing book "Locally Grown" for free right now. I downloaded my copy a few days back and LOVE it. It's about some of the midwestern artisan farmers producing vegetables, meat, dairy products etc that supply some of the better known Chicago restaurants like Stephanie Izards A Girl and Her Goat and Rick Bayliss's Frontera.
Each chapter focuses on a different farm and tells their story along with pictures, recipes from the chefs at these great restaurants and tidbits of other info. I loved the stories and pictures and want to try some of the recipes. It's an inspirational read and the price can't be beat. Don't have a Kindle? Download the free app to your phone or computer.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
I wanted to share a great goat blog I visited. If you are just learning goat structure or are fairly familiar with goats you will learn a lot. Just the info about how to evaluate a goat on this site will be a huge help for most, myself included. They have many many diagrams like the one above and lots of great pictures covering every part of the goat plus lots of other valuable goat info like when it's worming time, disbudding, choosing a buck for your does etc. It's a Kinder site but much of the info can be for all goats. I'm adding them to my blogroll.
Stop by and tell them A Tiny Homestead sent you!