Countryside November/December 2016

Countryside November/December 2016
Countryside & Small Stock Journal November/December 2016  • 100/6 TABLE OF CONTENTS FIELD & GARDEN • The Remarkable Aloe Vera Plant • The Fall and Resurrection of Hemp • Propagating House Plants • Remembering the Heroes of the Homestead IN THE KITCHEN • The Countryside Cookbook • Finding the Best Pumpkins for Pies • Congrats on the Harvest! Now What? • What You Can, and Can’t, Can • On to Cuba HOMESTEAD IMPROVEMENT • How to Build a Bar • Solar Gadgets on the Homestead LOST SKILLS • Measuring Your Pond Volume in Gallons • Identify and Store Nuts for the Winter COVER STORY • A Degree in Purpose, Farming to the Nth Degree ANIMALS & LIVESTOCK • Candles Made From Beeswax • Winterizing Your Beekeeping Setup • Tube Feeding a Weak Kid COUNTRY LIFE • An Assignment to Fall For • The Big Adventures of Piggy Smalls GRASSROOTS • Rethinking