Italian parsley is both robust and savory. Whether used fresh or dried, it is a wonderful addition to any dish (both meat dishes & vegetarian). It works well in sauces, salads, appetizers, and just floating on top of a soup or stew as a garnish. Because it is so much stronger than curly parsley, though, […]
Lemon balm is very easy to grow, and it’s a good starter plant for a herb garden. Since it grows abundantly, the best way to start your own patch of lemon balm is to get some from a friend. It will increase in size every year, and you may find that you have many friends […]
Learn what’s so great about the Buckeye chicken breed and why they’re terrific as homestead or backyard birds!
The Faulk Farmstead introduced their first babe to the homestead – an adorable kid named Spartacus! Come and meet him – and hear all about his (unexpected) entrance to the world!
Hale bales are iconic of farming, but one of the limitations of keeping animals on a city lot is figuring out how to store them. Whole hay bales are easy to stack in the corner of a garage, shed, or coop, but once you open it up a hay bale or straw bale, it will […]
After many months of searching for the right property at an affordable price, we finally found our new homestead. Amazingly our new homestead cost us about 1/2 the price of what our old house was worth and our old house sits on less than a 1/2 acre. How did we do this?