We’re all starting to think about canning, freezing, dehydrating and other food preservation methods like mad right now. Which you pick depends on a few things–like what you’re preserving, where you live, and what situation you are preparing for. Here are some things to ponder before you pick how to put it all up.
Building a new chicken coop was long overdue, yet required more financing than we had. In true homesteader fashion, we just dove in with what we had. You won’t believe how nice it turned out and how little we spent. Go ahead, try. Then head over and see how we did it.
It’s time to start thinking about putting up hay for your livestock this winter. There are pro’s and con’s to small and large bales, as well as round verses rectangle. Do you know which size is right for you?
We all know it’s possible to preserve potatoes for long periods of time, but actually doing it without having them spoil, shrivel, or sprout is still a huge mystery (and frustration) to many. As a former potato farmer, I’ll tell you how it’s done in my neck of the woods as well as share some […]
Who doesn’t want a continuous supply of lettuce all season long for endless salads and burger toppings? If you want a continuous supply of lettuce, you can do one of two things. Your first option is to plant it regularly–like every two weeks, so there’s always a head or two growing. But that’s a lot […]