“There are few left alive now who remember those days. There were none of the new inventions of tractor driven machinery that became available to the more prosperous farmers in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s. The machinery was horse or mule driven. For the women, there were no modern stoves or refrigerators. Milk and […]
Category: Family Farming
Welcome to Tea Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. I am your host, Rebecca Budd, and I look forward to sharing this moment with you. May 22, 2022, The City of Vancouver held a symposium to feature best practices in green roof design, maintenance and policy making on the West Coast. This was […]
“Milk cows were an asset to any farm. They were “milked” morning and evening. Some were easier to milk than others. The milk was a valuable food source, useful for a healthy drink, for cooking, and of course, for homemade butter. At first, we had a daisy butter churn that resembled an eggbeater. Later […]
“A trip to Orkney gives you the opportunity to look back in time: through both world wars, crofting, Norse and Neolithic eras. Locals say if you scratch the surface of Orkney, it bleeds archaeology. Venturing further back, the rugged landscape affords glimpses into the geological heritage that physically shaped our islands many millennia ago.” Lorna […]
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