Countryside May/June 2015

Countryside May/June 2015
Countryside & Small Stock Journal May/June 2015 • 99/3 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE GARDEN • Starting & Saving Heirloom Tomatoes • A Guide to Planting Banatka Wheat • Aquaponics: Enthalpy • Wildlife Habitat IN THE KITCHEN • Barbecue Recipes for Barbecue Season • Lazy Man’s Tomato Sauce • Basil, Rosemary, and Yarrow • Raw Milk PREP & SURVIVAL • Repairing Water Lines • Solar Electricity • Outdoor Survival • Basic Wilderness Survival Gear FEATURES • Composting & Compost Bin Designs • Five Flowers to Consider Planting ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK • Farrowing on Pasture • Ketosis in Cows • Livestock Ethics • Healing Herbs For Herding Dogs • Beekeeping: Spring Unfolds Into Summer HOW TO • Chainsaw Holders • Learn a Language • Strawbale House FARM LIFE/NEIGHBORS • Forestry Lessons • Mission: Protect the Homestead (and Laugh) • How I Became a Homesteader • The Truth About Farmsteading • Highland Hills: