Building a homestead is not for the faint of heart. If you really desire to take your self reliance up a notch, you’re going to have to put a lot of resources into food preservation and storage. A root cellar becomes your best friend. Hiring someone to build it for you? Expensive. Building your own […]
Although it takes a bit of work and more time than other fruits, dehydrating raspberries is definitely worth the time and effort–we never seam to dry enough from year to year. Here’s how we do it, how we store them, and also how we use them all year long. What’s your favorite way to use […]
It’s time to preserve that harvest you’ve been working so hard to grow! Here’s a list of what the new canner will need to have to get started preserving their own healthy foods. Do you have everything you need?
Have a bumper crop of cantaloupe hanging out in your freezer? Now what do you do with it? Here are my suggestions, and how our family feasts on frozen cantaloupe all year long. (Complete with recipe suggestions.) What’s your favorite way to use frozen cantaloupe?
As a medium scale farming family, it has been a privilege to take a small bit of acreage and grow produce just for the purpose of having local, organic food available to the locals and tourists. The marketing and selling of this set-aside portion has been completely different than how we sell our other goods, […]
The reCAP Fermentation Starter Kit promises to be a complete kit for any starter. If you like small batch fermentation without the hassle, or you’re just curious how to start, then you’ll want to check out this review. What would you ferment first?