When we moved to our homestead nearly 2 years ago, we wanted to get started with rotational grazing right away. The problem was that we had no perimeter fencing. Where there’s a will, there’s a way! Here is how we got started, despite no permanent fencing.
Let’s hear it for the trees! Trees are beautiful and majestic, but their benefits are often overlooked. Here are 10 reasons why you should have trees on your homestead.
It’s been a year since we moved from our hobby farm just outside a city to our beautiful homestead in the holler! Here are a few things that we have learned in a year’s time.
Straw bale building is a technique used in natural building that uses, well, straw bales!
When we were looking for properties, we were looking with our mind on permaculture design. While any property can benefit from applying permaculture principles, there were certain elements we were particularly interested in. Having water, pastures and trees all designed carefully is a high priority for us. While there are advantages to buying an older […]
Goats are a fun and useful addition to your homestead. They are a lot of fun to watch and the fresh goat milk is great! There are a lot of different breeds of goats to choose from, all of which can give good milk. One breed of goat is consistently overlooked for milk production, the […]