About the Author

Ann Accetta-Scott

Ann Accetta-Scott homesteads on two acres in Washington State, raising poultry, goats, and rabbits. She is an educator and encourager of all who are seeking to live a more sustainable lifestyle. An is also the face behind the website A Farm Girl in the Making and author of The Farm Girl’sGuide to Preserving the Harvest. Website: afarmgirlinthemaking.com Instagram: instagram.com/afarmgirlinthemaking/ YouTube: youtube.com/afarmgirlinthemaking/ Facebook: facebook.com/afarmgirlinthemaking/
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Articles by Ann Accetta-Scott

Water Glassing Eggs for Long-Term Storage
October 8, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Are you looking for a method for preserving eggs in their whole raw form? If so, water glassing eggs is the most efficient long-term method available.

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What is a Chicken Gizzard and Chicken Crop?
September 22, 2020 · · Feed & Health

Some of the most popular questions for new poultry keepers is: what is a chicken gizzard, what is a chicken crop, and where are they located?

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How to Dispose of Dead Chickens and Other Poultry
July 20, 2020 · · Feed & Health

We’ve had our share of illnesses and deaths. The carnage left behind a decision regarding disposal. It’s not as simple as burying them. There are major factors to consider.

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Homemade Suet for Chickens
March 21, 2020 · · Feed & Health

Need some ideas for what to feed your backyard chickens over the winter? As the weather gets colder, the treats I feed my flock focus more on energy and warming properties instead of being cooling and hydrating like summer treats.

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When Breaking a Broody Hen is Necessary
March 15, 2020 · · Chickens 101

This is the hard truth. As stewards to our livestock and property, there are times when we must step in and say, enough is enough.

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Raising Heritage Poultry as a Sustainable Meat Source
February 27, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

I stumbled upon an article about raising dual-purpose heritage poultry breeds. The idea of utilizing poultry for both eggs and meat, as a sustainable option, enticed me.

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Five Easy Pickled Egg Recipes
October 25, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

These pickled egg recipes are a world away from what you may recognize as the traditional pickled eggs. The flavors are sophisticated, delicious, and partner perfectly with any salad or eaten straight out of the jar.

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