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Whole wheat bread.

Moist 100% Whole wheat sourdough Bread

Sourdough bread is absolutely delicious! Unfortunately most whole wheat recipes we have tried in the past turn resembling bricks rather than bread. Thankfully we have developed this recipe, which is a modified version of the bread recipe given out by Micheal Pollan in his book Cooked. The result is really moist and yummy sourdough bread! […]

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Compost pile.

Rural Compost Difficulties

Composting is one of the most important tools we have for building soil and keeping fertility on our land. There are lots of ways to compost and many guides and opinions on how and what to compost. It’s easy to start and within a few months, you can be reaping the benefits of your own […]

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Shredded Cabbage for Sauerkraut

Homemade Garlic Ginger Sauerkraut

This homemade garlic ginger sauerkraut is a delicious variation on the traditional dish. Sauerkraut is an excellent way to preserve cabbage through the winter and eating it improves your health. The bacteria that ferment the cabbage are also excellent for the microbiome in your intestines. If you’ve never tried it I highly recommend it, just […]

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