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Recipe: Dutch Lunch Spears

Adapted from The Joy of Pickling, with an important note on dill substitution.

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Video Recipe: How to Properly Pickle and Can

A how-to on performing this classic kitchen feat safely and simply.

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Indy DIY: Hone Your Skills with Crafting Classes

Grab your crochet needles and your woodworking bench. It’s time to get crafty with these do-it-yourself classes.

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U-Pick Farm Favorites Around Indianapolis

Hop in the car and bring your basket—these Indiana U-pick farms will be ripe and ready soon

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Bee Public: A Firsthand Look at Beekeeping

Last year, writer Kate Franzman quit her office job to become an Indy beekeeper. Here, the adventures she’s had a long the way.

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Indy DIY: Goats Are the New Chickens

Got your goat? You better. These kids are the new chickens when it comes to backyard flocks.

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Indy DIY: Catch the Buzz with Beekeeping Classes

Ready to start your own hive? Brush up on a sweet craze with these smart sessions.

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Q&A: Raising Chickens with Kim Purucker

Local urban farmer Kim Purucker gives us the inside coop—ahem, scoop—on what it’s like raising backyard chickens

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Indy DIY: Ask a Sewing Sage

Needle-and-thread guru Ann Luther has some words of advice for sewing newbies.

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Indy DIY: 21 Lovely Products to Help Your Homesteading

Land the goods to make your homesteading life easier.

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Indy DIY: Tend Your Flock with Chicken Classes

Hatch a plan for a coop of your own with a couple of eggs-over-easy chicken-raising classes.

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Indy DIY: No-Hive Ways to Bee-Friendly

Even if you’re not up for taking on a backyard colony, there are still plenty of ways to bee-friendly to nature’s best pollinators.

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Indy DIY: Three Easy Ways to Enjoy Fresh Eggs

Shortcut! Here are three easy ways to reap fine-feathered benefits—without committing to chickens full time.

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Indy DIY: Backyard Gardening Classes

From planting herbs in containers to becoming a master gardener, these sessions will help you discover your roots.

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Indy DIY: Subscribe to Community Supported Agriculture

From beet greens to kohlrabi, fresh produce can be easily had by subscribing to one of these local CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture).