Time Travel Tuesday – Fried Pickles : What’s left in your pantry after the long winter? On this Spring Cleaning edition of Time Travel Tuesday, Emery demonstrates a Fannie Farmer recipe for fried pickles. Download the recipe here.
Washing Laundry By Hand : What was laundry like in the 1890s? Lynne, a Billings Farm interpreter shows us how the washing would have been done using a washboard and wringer.
Thursday Threads – Washing Wool : It’s Spring Cleaning Week at Billings Farm at Home. Today Tiana shows us what wool looks like before and after cleaning, and the steps in between.
Spring Cleaning Week – Brushing the cows : It’s Spring Cleaning Week at Billings Farm at Home. Our herd of Jersey cows gets cleaned up too! Watch Gabi brush one of our new heifers. Our cows are brushed every day to keep them nice and clean. Brushing helps keep bacteria from making them sick, and as you can see, the cows really like it!