This two-part series talks to successful kids at their local farmer markets–why do they choose to have booths? What are the benefits and what have they learned? Join us for this 2nd article to hear their thoughts on what you should seriously consider before your children sign up for next year’s market.
Just how is a kid supposed to develop a good work ethic these days? Homesteading kids understand the value of hard work and of a dollar…and these kids share what they have learned through selling at the Farmer’s Market. Learning social skills, entrepreneurial skills, gardening, art, and learning how to produce quality handmade items…see what […]
Some things just don’t go as planned. We never expected Africanized bees in Montana. After Chaya was attacked, we had to the needful, heartbreaking thing of destroying the hive for the safety of our family and community. This is how to kill a hive on purpose.
Is cocoa and cacao the same stuff, can you use them interchangeably? What is up with the “raw” cocao and does it matter if you get “organic” or “fair trade”?
Have you ever heard the term “microgreens” before? What if I said they are delicious, beautiful on the plate, and have 4-6 times more nutritional density than their larger counterparts? There is a cheap, simple, and fun way to grow them.
It is easier to make things appear harder than they really are. All we manage to do is scare people away from simple, basic skills–like food storage–by our added layers of complexity. Do you need to blanch food before freezing or dehydrating it? And how do you know which foods and how long? Let’s take […]