While chickens preen in the spotlight, geese are the historic unsung heroes of small farms and homesteads. Providing weed control, large eggs, and entertainment, and acting as “security” over other animals, geese are the ultimate modern homesteading companion. The Modern Homesteader’s Guide to Keeping Geese This book covers everything you need to know to raise […]
At Homestead Bloggers we have some amazing member artisans who are able to bring beautifully crafted items from their home to yours. I’ve gathered some of my favorites into this post as a highlight of what is available. If there is a more commercial item that I think would be fabulous on your homestead I’ve […]
Someday you may need to move to a new homestead. Maybe you are a first time homesteader and this will be your first homestead. Maybe you’ve been an urban homesteader and are looking to move to the country. Or maybe you’ve been homesteading for a while, but life decided to take you to some place […]
Are you ready to learn how to grow food indoors? There are a lot of options that are suited nicely to indoor gardening. Window sill gardens are a great way to grow food. Herbs are often grown on kitchen window sills, but don’t stop there. Leafy greens are great candidates for indoor gardens. Like most […]
Animals on our Homestead 2017: It has been about 2 years since I did an updated post about the animals of our homestead.
We do quite a bit of food preservation around here. I was in constant need of more pantry space, having to rearrange with each harvest or batch processed. When Mr. LB suggested that we burn the scrap lumber (after I picked my jaw up off the floor) I put those boards to good use. Take […]