All goat yogurt is tasty, but usually when you think of goat yogurt, you think of a thin yogurt. I have heard of different ways to thicken goat’s milk yogurt, which may work well. I haven’t had to try them. If you start off with Nigerian Dwarf goat’s milk there is no need to worry […]
If you think straw bale homes mean rodents, rotting straw, fire or other similar disasters, please insulate with something that you are comfortable with. That said, if you *are* interested in straw bale, let’s consider the pros and cons, we think the pros far outweigh any cons. We even discuss the big bad wolf!
We have spent about 2 years on our farm now and have gotten to the point where we are ready to build a house. It took about that long to get a feel for the best siting and to get various other prerequisite projects completed, such as a barn to store the straw bales. This […]
Eating real food with real ingredients is a priority for our family. How do we eat well in rural America when organic food isn’t so readily available?
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whatever you have for breakfast should stick with you until lunch, especially when you’re out working on the farm. We developed a recipe that we could mix up the night before and have it ready to pour into a baking dish and put into the oven […]
Can you get farm chores and gardening done with an active toddler? With some patience and planning, you can! Here’s how we do it.