Our neighbor so generously gave us three boxes of concord grapes from their garden and we are putting them to use on the homestead by pressing them for juice. Come visit our farm and take the journey with us as we share a DIY video on pressing grapes in a grape press!
Have you ever grown quinoa? Its an ancient grain that looks like bird seed and is a simple grain to grow on the homestead. We experimented this year with growing it figuring worst case scenario it could supplement our chicken feed or be new seed to plant for next year. In this video we share […]
Lemon Balm is great for so many things: digestion, stress, sleepless nights, pain, stress. Did I say stress? It’s also useful in the kitchen to add delightful flavor to many dishes. It’s also a great companion plant in the garden. Join us for this blog post and video on how to tincture lemon balm along […]
HOW do you garden with a toddler?! Don’t they get in the way, spill the seeds, plant unevenly, pull up the wrong plants? Yep, they do! But let me tell you what, think of all the things that they learn! Forget those beginning science books and get those kiddos out in the garden. This video […]
Our 42 foot long hoop house/greenhouse/ poly tunnel was accidentally built on a winter spring. We get our share of water inside during the rainy months here in Oregon (can you read like 9 months of the year!) After three years of slipping and sliding around while harvesting our winter greens we decided to mulch […]
Calendula is the first flower that I ever grew as a city girl. It got me hooked and now we are full-time herb gardeners and homesteaders. This lovely flower is super simple to grow, very hardy and has SO many medicinal benefits. Today we take you through the harvesting process, seed saving and also 6+ […]