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Welcome to my Sustainable addiction! I am a DIY addict, Wife, Mother and Grandmother.  I enjoy sharing my all natural recipes, cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene items, gardening and all things sustainable including my farming.  
We are a family owned, woman run small farm located near the Edisto River in Dorchester County SC.
Our farming operation consists of poultry, quail, eggs, dairy and meat goats. You can buy from us with confidence as we hold a permit from SC to sell Poultry and are also licensed as a Wholesale Egg Distributor.
Through our farming practices we provide for our community a variety of Poultry breeds, Heavy dual purpose birds, exotic and ornamental chickens as well as Cortunix Quail that are heat tolerant for our hot SC Summers. 

Whether you are looking for Farm Fresh Eggs, Fertile eggs for hatching (Chicken and Quail), hatchlings, grown birds or Dairy and Meat Goats (seasonal births) we have a large selection of beautiful animals.  
We also have Dairy Goats and kids. Current 2017 births so far are 5 kids Nubian / Alpine Saneen cross and 2 Nubian / Toggenburg Cross.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

How to can Pumpkin {Squash} Pie filling!

When you grow squash you either have a feast or famine and this year we have a feast x 100! I have been constantly picking, freezing, canning, cleaning, giving away and looking for even MORE recipes to utilize the bounty harvest we are having. After making pickles, marinades, casseroles, salads,jams and jelly's of various flavors I started thinking about how much I love pumpkin pies and apple butter, I just LOVE the cinnamon and spice flavors of fall. So I put my "experiment" hat on
this morning and came up with this recipe which turned out absolutely awesome, Seriously my house smelled like a fall day of baking pumpkin pies!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Mock Strawberry Jam with Squash or Zucchini

Yes you read the title correctly! It is AWESOME! It LOOKS like Jam, it TASTES like Jam and it SMELLS like Jam! It is EASY and it uses up your massive bounty of yellow squash or Zucchini. The Red color of the Jam looks so pretty! No one will ever know that you used the squash unless you tell them! I have now made 3 batches of this incredibly easy recipe - 1 Strawberry, 1 Orange and 1 mixed Berry & Grape - all are delicious! Below is a double batch that will yield 10 Pints - 9 to process in the canner and 1 for the refrigerator to eat now! You can successfully cut the ingredients in half and that will give you about 9 half pints. The beauty of this is you can use whatever flavor of Jello that you prefer! My next batch I am going to use Peach and make a Fresh Mint / Jalapeno Jam!