Countryside July/August 2018

Countryside July/August 2018
Countryside & Small Stock Journal July/August 2018 • 102/4 TABLE OF CONTENTS GROWING • How to Grow and Use Tangy Tomatillos FARM TO FORK • How to Make Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups COUNTRY LIFE • Protecting Your Bees From Summer’s Heat • Cattails: A Useful Pond Plant • Solar Dyeing Wool with Natural Plant Dyes HOMESTEADING • Prepping Your Property for Emergencies • How to Change a Tractor Tire Valve Stem • Turning Poop Into Paper: A Homestead Business You Shouldn’t Pooh Pooh ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK • 5 Critical Sheep Breeds for the Homestead • Ruminant Digestion Explained • Raising the Mulefoot Hog POULTRY • Classic American Chicken Breeds • Poultry Blips From American History IN EACH ISSUE • I am Countryside • Editor’s Letter • Countryside Conversation & Feedback • Capture Your Countryside • Just for Fun • Almanack • Marketplace • Breeders Directory/Classifieds ___________________________ JOIN US ON OUR SOCIAL CHANNELS: Connect