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Adrienne Percy

Adrienne Percy is the co-founder of Nourished Roots farm and reskilling site. She teaches traditional food prep skills...

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02 May 2014

Canning versus culturing

  Have you ever wondered what the difference is between canning food and culturing, or fermenting it? There are many differences that you might want to consider…and you’ll learn more about what’s right for your family over time. As a homesteader, I … Continued

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18 February 2014

2014 Planting A Seed Program

Ever heard of an ‘artist in residence’ program? This is the *farm* version 🙂 If you can’t move out of the city (yet), but want to spend the growing season in the country raising your own food, this just may … Continued

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10 January 2014

Hungering for connection

Why honouring seasonal rhythms still matters It doesnʼt seem like that long ago, I was sitting on the 7th floor of a downtown office building – gazing out the window at the big, blue prairie sky and the brilliant sunshine, … Continued

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31 December 2013

2013: The year in pictures

Sometimes it feels like you haven’t got much done. Then you look back at pictures and realize you’ve had an amazing year that encompasses the full depth and breadth of the human experience. Joy and tears. Progress and setbacks. Challenges … Continued

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13 October 2013

Super delicious cranberry sauce

If there’s one thing I insist on when cooking a chicken or a turkey- it’s that cranberry sauce accompanies the meal. And it’s just so simple to make that there’s really no good reason to buy it! I’ve tried many … Continued

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30 August 2013

Zucchini recipe roundup

  It’s high time one of the most maligned – and prolific- vegetables in the garden gets rebranded. The zucchini is the butt of many a gardener’s joke: “One zucchini plant is half a zucchini plant too many.” But what … Continued

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12 July 2013

How to make coffee kombucha

Once you’ve learned how to make kombucha tea, you might wonder if there is anything else you can brew with the scoby… And there is. It’s called, coffee kombucha. This is simply a novel variation of the tea variety. But … Continued

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10 July 2013

How to calculate your family’s food preservation needs

Do you plan to preserve enough food to take your family through the year? And how do you figure it all out? There are many different formulas and calculations – even online annual food storage calculators. And there is no doubt … Continued

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06 July 2013

Simple, homemade electrolyte drink

When you are working in the hot sun, it doesn’t take long before it can take its toll. Your energy levels plummet. Your legs feel like lead, and you just want to go lay down for a nap… Recently we … Continued

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05 July 2013

A recipe for ‘real’ ginger ale

  Everyone has their seasonal obsessions. This summer, mine has turned to thirst-quenching drinks with nourishing properties. Ginger ale definitely makes the cut. I am talking about *REAL* ginger ale. The traditional homemade version, not the faux soda pop kind … Continued

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