Big Deal GMOs

What’s the Big Deal GMOs?

You may be hearing a lot about Big Deal GMOs. Most likely, you eat them regularly. The acronym GMO stands for “genetically modified organism.” Bayer’s Monsanto, with the support of many businesses, organizations, and agencies, has been steadily increasing its use of GMOs since the first GMO tomato was introduced over a decade ago. It’s gotten out of control. Ever eat a product containing soy or corn products? If you eat any type of packaged … Read more

The Backyard Homestead Review

Backyard Homestead with Carleen Madigan

Backyard Homestead – A lot of the time, when people are beginning with their homestead, it’s difficult to know which direction to go in. One thing that’s usually pretty helpful is if you can get one good book that covers a variety of subjects in enough depth for you to give it an experimental try. The Backyard Homestead, edited by Carleen Madigan, is one of those books. But not only is it a book, but … Read more

Jill Winger

Interview Jill Winger of “Your Custom Homestead”

One question many of our Rural Living Today readers have in common is “Where do I start?” We’ve been addressing that question in several different ways, and today we have a great addition to our tool kits.

Jill Winger of The Prairie Homestead has written an excellent book called Your Custom Homestead. Jill describes it as a “How to Organize Your Thoughts, Dreams, and Ideas to Turn Them into a Unique Homestead” book.

We knew our RLT readers would love that!