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Fermentation 101: Simply Sauerkraut

Words by Jake Galbraith
Photo by Julie Sabey
I am willing to hazard that you enjoy the results of fermentation in some way, shape, or form. What I'm not going to do is assume that you've ever...

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Fly Tying 101

Words by Jack Bindernagel
Photos by David Prothero
The joy of making a DIY fly.     1  Start with a stainless steel saltwater hook, in sizes 4 to 8. Pinch the barb with pliers to...

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Rainwater Harvesting 101

Words by Mark Miard
Illustration by Ian Adams
Capturing nature's bounty     The principals of rainwater harvesting have remained the same for centuries: collect and contain clean...

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Stock 101

Words by Jake Galbraith
Photo by Julie Sabey
Announce to the world that you're unwell, whether via a hangover or an outsourced ailment, and there's a good chance that someone who loves you will recommend...

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Composting 101

Words & Photos By Joyce McMenamon
Turn waste into earth! Composting completes the life cycle as organic waste becomes humus, and feeds new organic material. Compost will return essential...

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Canning 101

Words By Shelley Crysler
Photos By Adam Crysler
Growing and canning their own fruits and vegetables has been a tradition in the Brown Family for over four decades. Determined to provide healthy, homegrown...

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Hens 101

Words & Photos By Rebekah Kenway
While the idea of collecting fresh eggs at home sounds idyllic, don’t think you can wing it. Like most things worth doing, there’s a lot to know about...

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Herbalism 101

Words By Yarrow Willard
And Philippa Joly
Photo By Jenn Dykstra
How to use supplements to reclaim health in the winter months.     The summer months have faded into fall as many look forward to the...

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Beer Tasting 101

Words By Brad Harris
Photos By Ross Bodenmann
Infographic By Ian Adams
Four ingredients: water, malt (usually barley), yeast and hops. Beer. A simple recipe but such a complex substance. The craft beer revolution has ignited...

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Bee Keeping 101

Words By Lisa Levesque
Photos By Mike LeBlanc
I can’t imagine our backyard without the sweet scent and gentle hum of the hives. At this time of year our girls are busily buzzing from sun up to sun down....

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Gardening 101

words & Photos By Rowan Helliwell
1 | CHOOSING YOUR SEEDS A blend of Mesclun mix, oriental greens, or lettuce mix for raised beds or container planting in the spring is perfect. You can choose...

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Foraging 101

Words & Photos By Kristy Pedersen
A bucket bumps gently against my hip, filling slowly with ripe purple-black berries. This is high summer gathering at its best, picking blackberries from...