Ramps are probably one of the best known and most beloved wild foods. There appearance on the landscape draws people to the woods to forage after a long winter. Unfortunately ramps are in trouble. Over harvesting is depleting ramps numbers. Learn more about what you can do to protect the delicious ramp for future generations […]
Are you hoping to live a simple, more self reliant life? Us too! Slowly but surely we’ve been taking steps towards moving off the grid, producing our own food, and learning traditional skills. Our latest step has been to ditch our microwave. Read on to learn more about our reasons for the change and how […]
Transplanting seedlings can be more challenging than it sounds. There are a few things that have to be done before putting those plants in the ground and no one wants to lose their time and money with stressed or dying plants. This guide will prepare you to have successful transplants and a better garden!
Spring has arrived and if you’re like many homesteaders you’ve already been planning your garden. One way that we reduce the cost of our garden is by growing our own seedlings. The first year we grew grew our own seedlings we made a lot of mistakes. This post includes everything I wish I had known […]
This quick, easy, and healthy egg drop soup recipe will help you use all those delicious homegrown eggs and satisfy your Chinese takeout craving. It tastes just like your favorite egg drop soup except this version is healthy and vegetarian. Plus you can incorporate some foraged wild onions if you’re so inclined.
Tomatoes are the jewels of any summer garden or farmers market but there’s some that really stand out. Varieties that are treasured for their unmatched flavor and have been handed down through generations of people. These are the heirlooms. There’s certainly plenty to choose from with organizations like Seed Savers Exchange doing their best to […]