Like many young couples disillusioned with the modern way of life, we dreamed of owning our own homestead. A place to stretch out, raise our own food and reconnect with the world around us. Too many years of office work had worn down our resolve, and we wanted something better.
Quick and easy guide to caring for abandoned ducklings, wild or domestic.
Who is first against the wall when the revolution comes? For us, it’s these guys. Bald Faced Hornets. I’d rather face a bear, or a rabid raccoon. You have a better chance of successfully fending off an attack from either of those than these nasty hornets. Their sting burns like the fire from 1000 suns. […]
All parts of the Linden tree are edible including the leaves, flowers, seeds, sap and bark. Learn how to identify and prepare this tasty wild edible.
Early summer apples were once essential to maintaining a year round food supply. With global trade, early apples are no longer popular since you can get fall varieties shipped half way around the world to meet demand anytime of the year. If you’re looking to grow more of your own fruit and concerned with keeping […]
There’s a 3 week span between the first rhubarb harvest and the first strawberry, and every year that serves as a reminder to slow down and remember that summer hasn’t even really begun. Pause. Take a break. Enjoy the sunshine. You have plenty of time to do the things you need to do today. Homestead […]