Getting fresh produce out of your own backyard is just about as local as you can get. However, there are some people who can’t garden for various reasons, but still want to reduce the amount of trash caused by buying produce in the plastic bags from the grocery store. May I suggest you find a […]
The Resistance is a formidable foe. It shows up on the homestead in the jobs that never get finished, the animals that just don’t thrive, the barns that never fully get cleaned out, and the mini-carrots that never quite grew to their full potential because you never got around to thinning them or weeding them. […]
It is common for novice wood-burners to purchase less wood than they need to keep fires burning throughout the winter season, so don’t feel bad if you’ve realized that you’re running low – just get ready to take care of it before you do run out of wood! If you are running out of wood […]
Have you ever wondered what life on a homestead is really like? At Black Fox Homestead, we’ve been chronicling the first year of country living with all of the ups and downs. Here is the fifth installment of our series, The First Twelve Months.
Did you know that your backyard can provide you with a lovely salad bar of sorts, free for the picking? A few weeks ago, we gathered dandelion greens from our homestead and used them to prepare a lovely wilted greens salad.
How cool is it that a 16 year old boy wants to do something to surprise his mom, even when that something involves manual labor? Pretty cool, indeed.