Patch to Table Weekly – Edition 10

From the Vegetable Patch

The chicken poop problem no one is talking about

One of the awesome things about backyard chickens is the free manure. The trouble is, they poop everywhere. Your patio, outdoor furniture, deck, driveway, paved areas and even your door mat. The good news is, with a bit of planning you don’t have to put up with messy poop in your backyard.

Here are eight ways to manage chicken poop in your backyard>>

This is what happened when I let my hens out this morning - WTF!

Just keep watching, you'll never believe it.

Check out the video here >>

For every degree Celsius (two degrees Fahrenheit) that the temperature rises due to climate change, the amount of wheat, corn, and rice lost to insects will increase by 10 to 25 percent, this study says. 


To the Kitchen Table

Avocado filled with smoked salmon and egg salad

I love how simple this recipe is. The combo of eggs, avocado and salmon goes great together and is a perfect way to get good dose of healthy fats into your diet.

 Check it out here >>

30% of honey is fake

Australia’s largest honey producer (Capilano) has been found to be selling fake honey. And this isn't an isolated incident. Honey is the third-most adulterated product in the world. In the EU 20% of samples tested fail to meet standards.

Read the full story here >>

“beekeepers of the world had largely been silent about the problem of adulterated honey for fear of hurting the reputation of the industry.”
  • Tina says:

    That video was amazing lol…a Nugget Stampede!

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