Switchel, or Haymaker’s Punch is the electrolyte-full, energy-boosting health tonic of farmers and homesteaders from the 1700’s. This delicious recipe is better for you that Gatorade, and is made from simple, wholesome ingredients. Read more about the nutritional facts, and try the recipe yourself!
If power goes out for an extended period, or in a disaster/emergency, can you count on your natural gas service? We’ll examine the possibilities, and make our own conclusions!
Does building a solar energy system seem confusing? We are going to show you 5 things you must have in order to get started. We are even going to provide for you a simple to follow diagram that lays it all out. Assembly of an alternative energy solution does take some planning and forethought but […]
If you are trying to be self-sufficient then you need to look at your water, shelter, community, food, energy, and finances. Here are some tips and what we (here at Pint Size Farm) have to do!
One of the goals to creating a sustainable homestead is getting your energy costs down because it makes it easier to move to using solar panels (because you will need a smaller system) and, you can use the extra money that would be spent on your energy bill on more gardening supplies! Why spend money […]
Saving energy does not have to mean giving up your comfort. Follow these energy saving tips to help lower your utility bill in the heat of the summer.