Starting seedlings early and transplanting will give them a good start and allow them to be good size before they are placed in the garden. The process we use has given us proven results for both feeding our family and providing produce to our customers.
What many consider as trash or garbage, actually has the ability to feed your farm animals and be used in other ways around the farm. A true homesteader knows how to use things up and wear them out, and food and butchering scraps are no exception.
Cottage cheese seems like a simple concept but can be a little tricky to master if you want a commercial like result that works with recipes you may be using it in. I have found a couple of things can make all the difference including how you heat the curds and a secret ingredient for […]
Over the years we have refined our processes for curing our own bacon and hams at home. We love the results we are getting. Come and find out some of my secrets.
In Part 1 of this series I ran through our daily routine, but Part 2 focuses on all the work that never seems to fit in a daily schedule. Our daily work time is how we accomplish barn and stall cleaning, grow a garden, preserve food, and many other projects. Each day we focus on […]
We produce 90% of our own food and for a family of 10, that is a lot of meat. Out of necessity we had to learn to butcher our own meat. It is not always the most lovely part of homesteading, but there is creativity in turning your own farm raised meat into beautiful cuts, […]