Patch to Table Weekly – Edition 3

Why you need to get rid of plastic in your life. My first strawberry of the season (I can’t get enough). Tomatoes growing like weeds. And healthy strawberry and cashew bliss balls – yum!

Patch to Table Weekly – Edition 2

Lab grown meat here sooner than you think. How to produce healthier eggs. How to become gluten intolerant and the real facts on grains. Bananas, snakes and why you need a salad spinner.

Are Australorps good egg layers?

Australorps have a reputation for being excellent egg layers. During the 1930s they won egg laying competitions and broke egg laying records. But are they still as good as they used to be? My take is that most of the Australorps around today are average egg layers at best. I know that’s probably not what you’ve …

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Primal Chickens – 6 chicken keeping secrets from the evolution of chickens

With backyard chickens, there are lots of approaches that have been passed down and established as conventional wisdom. In this post, I debunk some of these conventions, by studying the evolution of chickens from Junglefowl (their primal ancestors) to the domesticated chickens we have today. And it’s often these conventional approaches that cause problems with backyard …

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