Mowing to Make a Difference
By Erin Brereton; Photos by Evy Ross
A chance encounter led a college student to launch a national organization, providing free lawn care services to those in need
Rodney Smith Jr. was a senior at the Alabama A&M University when, one summer day in 2015, on his way home from class, he drove by an elderly man who appeared to be struggling to mow his front lawn.
Rodney pulled over and...
How to Get Instagram-Worthy Colorful Chicken Eggs
By Colleen Creamer
Let the hens do the coloring for you — just in time for Easter
There’s a growing trend among small chicken farms and backyard coop owners alike: Breeding flocks that lay an assortment of beautifully colored eggs. The pastel colors range from soft blues and greens to deep olive, rich browns, and burgundies.
Social media is likely a contributor to the trend. On...