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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar for simple syrup
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 2/3 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons julienned mint, plus leaves for garnish
  • 1 lemon, sliced 1/4-inch thick, plus more for garnish

Directionsmintand lemonjuice

  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1/4 cup water. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat. Let stand until completely cool.

  2. In a large pitcher half-filled with ice, add 2 cups water, lemon juice, simple syrup, mint, and lemon slices. Stir to combine. Serve over ice. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices.


A fine fig preserve made from our figs this spring in the kitchen of Kingston Farm by Carla.

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 This organic technique is part of Send a Cow’s training in sustainable agriculture and is a great home garden idea too. Keyhole gardens survive floods and arid conditions well as the raised bed holds moisture and is ‘fed’ grey water and compost via a central basket.

 


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Created by Steve Cutts in 2012, this video addresses crucial environmental problems like wildlife poaching, factory farming and deforestation.

Are we happy with the direction we are heading in as a species?


 

In this episode of Becky’s Homestead, Becky shows you how to build a light weight chicken coop, so you can have fresh eggs. Becky also talks about debt.
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Becky shows you how to de-worm
your chickens safely and naturally.

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