Oh, fungi. In homestead life, plants and animals get all the glory, but these useful decomposers should get a turn in the limelight. Indeed, without them, our beloved plants and animals would also cease to be. But why? Let’s take a look at that.
When we first inquired about our new property, the realtor told us that it had recently been logged, and a good number of trees had been taken down. That fact didn’t really matter to us for two reasons: first, we would have probably cut down most of them anyway to open up some of the […]
After living on entirely whole grains for more than a year, I make the case/challenge that it is far less traumatic and far more enjoyable than many cook books and commercials would have you believe. There’s no need to keep refined flours and refined grains as a part of your life or your dinner plate.
If you have harnessed your own wild yeast and are baking up delicious sourdough bread, you are familiar with the management of sourdough starter. But if you’re not baking bread ever day, reducing your start sometimes feels like waste, even if it is going into the compost. Waste no longer! There’s plenty of delicious treats […]
We know that dark, leafy greens are good for you, but it’s sometimes expensive to buy organic at the store…but wait! FREE greens are available to you all spring and summer for the price of a few minutes of foraging in the sun. Wild Spinach is a satisfying and delectable alternative to conventional spinach, and […]
You don’t need to spend a lot of money or veg out in front of a screen to have a successful evening with family an friends. Here’s some low/no-cost ideas for making the most of the down time you have with the people you love!