Pre-Cool Your Home & Save Yourself the Complaints

Okay ya’ll! Fun little tip for you to give a try. It’s called pre-cooling. Here’s how it work: Turn your thermostat down pretty low after about 8pm or right before bed. We turn ours as low as 67 or 68. By doing this, you’re using energy during off-peak energy consumption hours. This results in lessContinue reading “Pre-Cool Your Home & Save Yourself the Complaints”

A Cabin In The Woods

This Labor Day weekend I’ve had the pleasure of spending time in Northern Wisconsin with my family. My stepdad has a perfectly lovely cabin right on Chain O Lakes. Here’s a few things the stars, trees, water, and crisp air have taught me: Keep your head up and shoot for the stars. (Yeah lame, IContinue reading “A Cabin In The Woods”

All Magic Has It’s Price

I had a conversation with my mom the other day, and she was telling me about a documentary she watched that slammed renewable energy like wind and solar. I’ve written before about all of the issues with renewables. They are definitely not perfect. Yet, neither is conventional coal or natural gas by ANY means. EnergyContinue reading “All Magic Has It’s Price”

Don’t Abide by the Pesticide

Who doesn’t enjoy biting into ajuicy strawberry or slurping on an orangeslice? The sweet yet sour flavors makethese fruits a staple in most Americandiets, and they are especially popularamong youngsters. 🍓🍊 Yet, the massproduction of these delightful fruitscomes at a cost – the usage of herbicidesand pesticides. At this point in time, thedangerous, life-threatening effectsContinue reading “Don’t Abide by the Pesticide”

Food Animal Concerns Trust

Hi all. Just wanted to take the time to share this message from the Food Animals Concerns Trust. If you care about your health, animal welfare, or the environment, then you should totally check out this organization! Enjoy 🙂 In Soil We Trust, Tiffany

Miraculous Abundance

– a book review- Two farmers in France share their journey in creating a lush, bountiful microfarm with the potential to feed hundreds, even thousands, of people on only a few acres. Truly revolutionary and what many believe to be the future of agriculture. Mainly, they give a brief overview of some of their methodologyContinue reading “Miraculous Abundance”

A Merciless Tale of Monarchs and Maize

These is something fulfilling about waking through a field of grasses and flowers, all a slightly different shade of green and brown with pops of color, while a butterfly floats past into the abyss. This scene is all too familiar in the Corn Belt of America. Although, this melodious image is too quickly transforming intoContinue reading “A Merciless Tale of Monarchs and Maize”

welcome to the blog!

Hi all. My name is Tiffany, and I am stoked to be sharing my knowledge and passion with the world. I am a farmer, graduate with a BS of Science in Sustainability, and an avid reader. My journey in living a sustainable lifestyle peeled open about seven years ago when I took an English courseContinue reading “welcome to the blog!”