This week we sent off 6 lambs to the butcher that were born and raised here, on our farm. They came to about 190 lbs of packaged meat, which filled our freezer for the year. It might sound weird, but it has been a dream of ours for a long time to raise all of […]
When you compare the lifestyle of a city-living apartment dweller to a farm family, it’s apples to oranges. There is no question that living in the country requires more stuff. When we moved to our farm, we realized there were things we really did need if we were going to make our desired lifestyle work. […]
Raising boys sure is something special, and I’m sure most moms of boys would agree. I have a couple free range farmer boys of my own, and raising them on open land is a dream come true. Running barefoot through the mud puddles, and filling the toy dump truck up with rocks is the best […]
Tips on living large in small spaces.
10 things I’ve learned from living off grid and off road in Alaska.
For folks wanting to homestead and do more things independently / self sufficiently, there is alot of work. But, it is so rewarding. In fact, I had a young millennial tour our farm last week looking at goats. She was just getting into it with her boyfriend. She shared with me how moving the whole […]