Rural Mom Travels: Shelbyville Kentucky

You may think of Kentucky as the bluegrass, bourbon and horse capital of the U.S.  Or you may associate Kentucky legends like the Louisville Slugger and Daniel Boone trails.  Our fascinating state certainly has all of these wonderful attributes and then-some. What you may not realize is how much small town charm, agritourism and natural […]

What’s the difference between grass-fed meat, heritage meat, and free-range meat?

Do you know the difference between grass-fed meat, heritage meat, and free-range meat? How about where your meat comes from? If you don’t know the answer to either of those questions, you’re not alone. Many consumers don’t. Let’s start with the basics. Grass-fed Meat: The term “grass-fed” meat can mean many things. According to the guidelines, […]

Rural Mom Farm Fresh Picks for April

April is here and for many of us, that means the start of Spring gardening! It’s also the month that celebrates National Arbor Day, which is a terrific excuse to celebrate the earth and add a few trees to your landscape. If you are a sustainable chick, it’s also time to catch up on what’s new and […]

42 Farm To Table Websites You Need to Read

When you are intent on making every page count and fitting in every morsel of information you know will benefit readers, unfortunately some sacrifices must be made in the publishing world to reach this goal.  In the case of my new book, Getting Laid: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Chickens, Gardening and Preserving […]