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|Recent Blog Posts where you can learn more about what is happening here at River Rest. Read up on chickens, ducks, fence building and organic gardening. Learn how we have gone from chasing the dollar and competing in the never ending rat race to being content to sit on the creek bank and watch the water go by. That’s almost as much fun as watching grass grow.
- 23 October 2010 : The Medicine of Chamomile (No Comments)
Today we are excited to have a guest herbal columnist on our site today. Kiva Rose is a well-known herbal blogger, and co-founder of the Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference.
Kiva is finally coming out with her secrets of how she learns so much about plants without using books. Her Read More
- 18 September 2010 : Now This is Eating Locally (No Comments)
Here at the RiverRest we get our food from basically three sources.
We have a garden where we grow organic vegetables and fruits. We raise chickens and ducks for meat and eggs.
What we don't raise ourselves we either do without it or get from local farms or organic grocery stores.
We forage Read More
- 27 August 2010 : Duck Houses (No Comments)
Recently we received this question;
"Do your chickens and ducks live in the same coop?"
We keep wood shavings on the floor of the coop as this makes cleanup easier and provides great fodder for the compost heap. However, it does not make for good nesting, and unlike chickens ducks do not Read More
- 31 July 2010 : The Only Thing Constant is Change (1 Comment)
We have been neglectful on this site and are embarrassed and pledge to do better. Some of you have left questions in our comments section that have gone unanswered and for this we apologize and will address those post haste. As with all projects this one requires time and commitment Read More
- 2 December 2009 : Wildcraft! Herbal Board Game on Sale (2 Comments)
I just wanted to give everyone a head's up. If your looking for a gift that's green, fun and teaches edible and medicinal plants you should check out this great board game. Wildcraft! includes a 20x20 inch game board, instructions, 4 player pieces, 52 plant cards, 52 trouble cards, 25 Read More