How to render your own wonderful lard at home! And plenty of health-conscious reasons why you should!
Try some of the less-usual, but best-tasting heirloom tomatoes for your garden this year! From early tomatoes (that don’t taste like early tomatoes!), to slicers, to snacking tomatoes, to perfect paste tomatoes for sauce and ketchup – here are 7 tomatoes I’ll never plant a garden without!
Often called “Pigweed”, Lambsquarter is often seen as a lush, but unwelcome, guest. Here’s why that “weed” may be one of the most nutritious crops in your garden this year, and how to make use of it – even through the winter!
Hatching out baby chicks with small children can be such a joyous part of homesteading life! Here’s a printable step-by-step chart that works well with stickers, and helps kids keep track of turning the eggs, and checking temperature and humidity. And it serves as a great visual for counting down to hatch day!
For those looking to live a self-sufficient lifestyle, spending as little as possible for off-farm expenses is a big part of making that dream a reality. What if we could eliminate that yearly “seed starting” line item entirely? This posts shows some ways that it’s very possible to start all the seedlings you need for […]
It’s easy to hatch your own ducklings at home, with a very high success rate. Here’s how we hatch out hundreds of vigorous, fluffy ducklings every year.