Planning to build a home is a huge process. Not hiring a contractor, actually building with your own two hands. We are not only building a house, but we are building a natural home, out of our own materials that we collect from our own land. The whole process of deciding and designing our cordwood […]
Join us as we embark on the journey of home builiding! This spring we break ground for our very own cordwood home. This post is the first of many in the planning process, and soon to follow, the build. We plan to gather as many natural materials as possible to build our home, keeping it […]
Permaculture is a form of agriculture that is meant to be sustainable through the use of systems, perennials, recycling, and using sustainable resources to gain an abundance of yield that you can share with your friends, family and community. The permaculture principles provide the guidelines for designed such an efficient system. Come learn about these […]
We have been studying the fascinating world of herbal medicines for many years and have had wonderful luck healing ourselves and staying healthy. We are now taking our next step and diving into wildcrafting our own medicines from the herbs growing wild on our homestead.
What do you do when it’s squash season and you have a craving for Mexican food? Calabacitas! This recipe was made with the unique zuchetta rampicante tromboncino from my garden, cooked on our rocket stove in the outdoor kitchen. Delicious!