Spring is a very exciting time. Over the spring and summer on our homestead, we ramp up raising animals to replenish our freezers and our canning shelves. Raising our own meat is one of the most important aspects of our homesteading goals. But these days, raising your own animals to eat has become something of […]
Put your chickens out to pasture for very little money. In this video, Kevin from Living Traditions Homestead shows you how to build 2 chicken tractors in less than 4 hours for under $100.
The most important vegetable in our homestead garden is the tomato. I have been leery about trying heirloom tomatoes in the garden. I’ve been scared to count on them 100%. I feared that they might not be as productive. They might not taste as good. They might be more susceptible to diseases and pests. This […]
Raising and caring for homestead animals is such a joy, but the thought of ending the lives of animals we love can be very difficult. Is it really necessary to butcher your own homestead animals to provide meat for your family? Kevin and Sarah answer questions about the necessity of processing your homestead animals while […]
Isn’t stirring peanut butter the worst? Peanut oil spills all over the jar, down onto the counter, and all over your hands. How frustrating! Here is a method that takes the frustration out of stirring natural peanut butter.
In our homestead family, we battle skin allergies, skin sensitivities, and airborne allergies. Because of this, we have started eliminating more and more chemicals from our lives. Here are 6 common household products that OUR family has replaced with vinegar.