Learn how to make natural insect repellants that are safe for your family, your animals and the environment.
If you really look into sustainability and survival for that matter, you will find that community (as opposed to isolation) renders your best chance of survival. Building community involves a level of giving, being willing to help a friend or neighbor. And it just makes you a better person. Often times, we seem to think […]
Knowing how to take the right steps from the beginning can help you avoid homestead burnout.
I remember the first time I hear about hog ring pliers, or more accurately, hog rings. I somehow managed to picture a ring in the nose of a hog… like the rings you see in bulls noses. I am not sure why I generated that mental image, but I did. Here is a quick tip […]
Injuries can cause big set backs when homesteading. From clearing land, to wildlife and your own animals, safety needs to be the number one priority in every homestead task!
The scarecrow is a historical feature of American tradition that stands steady as time waxes on – even as Americans move from farm and field to cities and urban centers. Truly, the scarecrow is rooted in the rural life style. Hay stuffed scarecrows grace pumpkin patches, corn fields and many agri-tourism destinations across rural America […]