Countryside July/August 2016

Countryside July/August 2016
Countryside & Small Stock Journal July/August 2016  • 100/4 TABLE OF CONTENTS FIELD & GARDEN • The Importance of Crop Rotation • When Shady is a Good Thing • 12 Ways to Improve Plant Sales • Mulch! • Valerian Root • Okra Stars IN THE KITCHEN • The Countryside Cookbook • Miami Recipes • Summer Smoothies • Apple Cider Vinegar • Choosing and Using Canning Lids • Preserving Tomatoes PREP & SURVIVAL • Foraging for Mushrooms • Stay Cool When Working Outdoors COVER STORY • Tiny Home, Big Deal, Huge Ambition ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK • Evolution of a Dairy • Managing Stress in Newborn Calves • Vegans and Honey • Eye Problems in Goats • Alpaca Primer How To • Shoo, Fly • Throw Out the Chemicals • Lil’s Lessons Planting Tomatoes COUNTRY LIFE • Machinery Madness • The Road Home • The Holy Bale GRASSROOTS • Win or Lose •